2 December 2016: Worrying denial of invasive species threat
A new battlefront is opening in science denialism and this time the target is the science of invasive alien species and the fight to protect some of the world’s rarest species and most unique ecosystems, say a team involving UCL scientists. More...
1 December 2016: HIV patients showing signs of multidrug resistance in Africa
Significant numbers of patients whose HIV strains developed resistance to older generation drugs are also resistant to modern drugs, finds a new study led by UCL and funded by Wellcome. More...
28 November 2016: Cannabis review from Division of Psychiatry published in Nature
A systematic review on the effects of cannabis on the brain’s reward system which was carried out by Dr Michael Bloomfield and colleagues from the Division of Psychiatry,features on the front cover of Nature this month. More...
25 November 2016: Prize awarded to Faculty Dean for research achievements
The Dean of UCL’s Faculty of Brain Sciences, Professor Alan Thompson, was awarded a prize by the the Fundación Esclerosis Múltiple Madrid (FEMM - Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Madrid) earlier this month. More...
25 November 2016: UCL researchers receive prestigious grant for schizophrenia research
Dr Elvira Bramon and Dr Johan Hilge Thygesen, both of the UCL Division of Psychiatry, have won the Margaret Temple grant for schizophrenia research. This was awarded by the British Medical Association (BMA) at a ceremony on Tuesday 22 November. Involving 14,000 participants, their research will investigate rare genetic variants that increase schizophrenia risk and their influence on brain function and structure. More...
22 November 2016: UCL neuroscientists are the 'most influential in the modern era'
16 November 2016: Conservation lessons from Pokémon GO
16 November 2016: UCL spin-outs at heart of new £1 billion life sciences investment group
14 November 2016: Pain sensors specialised for specific sensations
11 November 2016: Skipping breakfast and not enough sleep can make children overweight
10 November 2016: Mismatched light and heat levels can disrupt body clock
8 November 2016: Blood vessels control brain growth
7 November 2016: Older dogs better at learning new tricks
27 October 2016: Top ten universities conduct a third of all UK animal research
25 October 2016: How lying takes our brains down a 'slippery slope’
24 October 2016: ‘Middle England’ faces lowest psychosis risk
17 October 2016: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre wins building award
14 October 2016: Toddlers’ food fussiness is heavily influenced by genes
13 October 2016: Scientists discover how we sense 'stiffness'
10 October 2016: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre appoints new Director
6 October 2016: New research sheds light on role of HPV in head and neck cancers