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Our ancestors evolved faster after dinosaur extinction

Our ancestors evolved three times faster in the 10 million years after the extinction of the dinosaurs than in the previous 80 million years, according to UCL researchers. More...

SLMS Education Showcase

The SLMS Education Showcase was organized by the SLMS Education Network and hosted by UCL School of Pharmacy on Friday June 17th.  More...

New appointees - NIHR Research Professorships 2016

Of four prestigious NIHR research professorships in 2016, two have gone to UCL researchers who are also UCLH consultants; Professor Rachel Batterham (obesity) and Dr Alexander Leff (neurology). More...

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Simple reward-based learning suits adolescents best

Adolescents focus on rewards and are less able to learn to avoid punishment or consider the consequences of alternative actions, finds a new UCL-led study. More...


Launch of new clinical research facilities to advance cancer diagnostics and therapies at UCL/UCLH

The final stages of an £8.9 million award to advance cancer medical research facilities at UCL/UCLH, were celebrated with a launch event marking the implementation of new cancer genomics and imaging technologies that will support two world-class cancer research programmes.  More...


29 June, 2016eResearch Domain launch
29 June, 2016UCL ISR Public Lecture: H2O for our future
30 June, 2016Treating patients with upper limb deficit: Integrating research into practice
1 July, 2016Advances in rare cardiovascular disease symposium
1 July, 2016Encountering pain: hearing, seeing, speaking
1 July, 2016Frontiers of Oncology: Haematology
1 July, 2016Seize the Day: life experiences through dance
4 July, 2016UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme
6 July, 2016A journey through a hot day. thermoregulation of sleep in Drosophila melanogaster
6 July, 2016A journey through a hot day. Thermoregulation of sleep in Drosophila melanogaster
6 July, 2016Comparing data across and within longitudinal studies: challenges, opportunities and resources
6 July, 2016Developmental Neurosciences Seminar Series
6 July, 2016Grantsmanship mentoring for early career researchers
7 July, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
7 July, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
8 July, 2016Brain meeting - Efficient coding and reinforcement learning
14 July, 2016Autonomics and rehabilitation
14 July, 2016Introduction to bioinformatic resources and gene ontology
21 July, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
21 July, 2016Virtual Virology seminar series
22 July, 2016Brain meeting - Network Neuroscience: Maps and Models of Brain Connectivity
28 July, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
12 September, 2016Research methods course - UCL Department of Infection and Population Health
13 September, 2016Transcriptional profiling of early pathophysiological changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
19 September, 2016Bone marrow gene therapy - extending its application to multi system disorders
6 October, 2016UCL Synaptopathy Symposium
11 October, 2016ALS Seminar: Professor Corinne Houart
13 October, 2016Neural interfaces for the brain and spinal cord
17 October, 2016Using human stem cell models to understand motor neuron development and disease: creative destruction
20 October, 2016Intrinsic optical changes in mammalian nerve terminals (and dense core vesicles as calcium amplifiers)
20 October, 2016Queen Square Uroneurology Course
10 November, 2016New perspectives on post-stroke fatigue
15 November, 2016ALS Seminar: ALS and the corticospinal system
21 November, 2016New insights into rare muscle glycogen storage disorders
22 February, 20173rd Digital Behaviour Change Conference 2017

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