We are a major biomedical research centre and a leader in medical and health research.
We bring together 4 UCL Faculties to create one of the largest and most renowned groupings of academics in biomedical, life and population health sciences.
UCL is aiming to raise £600m for cutting-edge research, transformative capital projects and expanded student support in a new fundraising and engagement campaign, It’s All Academic – The Campaign for UCL, launched today in London. More...
UCL’s three biomedical research centres (BRCs) have won more
than £167 million in funding from the National Institute for Health Research
(NIHR) to further world-leading biomedical research conducted with partner hospitals. UCL has received more
funding than any other UK university, followed by King's College London and Oxford University, which received £133m and £127m respectively.
E-cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking in 2015, according to new research by UCL which was published in the British Medical Journal. More...
A new Forum for Responsible Metrics, to be chaired by Professor
David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research), will bring together research funders,
sector bodies and infrastructure experts to promote the responsible use of
For the first time, a team including UCL researchers has identified in human cancers two characteristic patterns of DNA damage caused by ionising radiation. These fingerprint patterns may now enable doctors to identify which tumours have been caused by radiation, and investigate if they should be treated differently. More...