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UCL receives £3.8m for internationally-recognised healthcare research centre

A UCL-led interdisciplinary research consortium, i-sense 'IRC Next Steps', has been allocated more than £3.8m in government funding for pioneering developments of agile early warning sensing systems for infectious disease and antimicrobial resistance. More...

Published: Dec 7, 2017 4:54:00 PM

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Venezuelan rock art mapped in unprecedented detail

Rock engravings located in Western Venezuela – including some of the largest recorded anywhere in the world – have been mapped in unprecedented detail by UCL researchers. More...

Published: Dec 7, 2017 12:07:17 PM


Higher education linked to lower risk of Alzheimer’s in gene study

Higher educational attainment is associated with a “significantly lower” chance of people suffering Alzheimer’s, according to the biggest genetic study into the potential causes of the disease reported today in the BMJ. More...

Published: Dec 7, 2017 7:59:49 AM

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Massive primordial galaxies found nestling in vast halo of dark matter

Two giant galaxies seen when the universe was only 780 million years old, or about 5% of its current age, have been identified by an international team involving UCL scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). More...

Published: Dec 6, 2017 6:25:49 PM

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Psychosis incidence highly variable internationally

Rates of psychosis can be close to eight times higher in some regions compared to others, finds a new study led by researchers at UCL, King’s College London and the University of Cambridge. More...

Published: Dec 6, 2017 4:30:14 PM

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