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UCL project restoring Brazil’s Atlantic Forest wins Newton Prize

An innovative UK-Brazil research project co-led by a UCL academic has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Newton Prize for helping an entire indigenous community restore large swathes of Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.  More...

Published: Nov 15, 2018 11:08:37 AM


Auroras unlock the physics of energetic processes in space

A close study of auroras has revealed new ways of understanding the physics of explosive energy releases in space, according to new UCL-led research. More...

Published: Nov 15, 2018 10:06:49 AM

Tracks of infected cells

Poxvirus hijacks cell movement to spread infection

Vaccinia virus, a poxvirus closely related to smallpox and monkeypox, tricks cells it has infected into activating their own cell movement mechanism to rapidly spread the virus in cells and mice, according to a new UCL-led study. More...

Published: Nov 12, 2018 5:02:04 PM


£438 million investment for UCL gene therapy spinouts

UCL spinout Orchard Therapeutics, a biotechnology company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare disorders through innovative gene therapies, has raised $225 million (£173 million) through its initial public offering. More...

Published: Nov 8, 2018 12:53:51 PM


New report on gender equality in UK History

Steps must be taken to promote gender equality to ensure more women view history as an academic option and profession, according to a new report published by the Royal Historical Society (RHS) and co-authored by academics at UCL.  More...

Published: Nov 6, 2018 4:43:30 PM

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