Cultural Understanding News
Storytelling promoted co-operation in hunter-gatherers prior to the advent of organised religion, a new UCL study reveals.
Published: Dec 5, 2017 3:13:07 PM
The Dutch MP leading the worldwide campaign against Donald Trump’s funding ban on abortion advice revealed at the UCL Lancet lecture last night that it has so far raised $300m including up to $100m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and an anonymous US donor.
Published: Nov 21, 2017 9:30:45 AM
James Ashcroft graduated with a first from UCL and studied on the Masters programme at Yenching Academy. Honey Watson, who also graduated with a first from UCL and did the Masters programme
Published: Nov 10, 2017 5:13:45 PM
Published: Nov 10, 2017 5:00:08 PM
UCL in partnership with Peking University (PKU) is leading a transformation in the teaching of Mandarin in England’s classrooms with the aim of giving every secondary school the chance to offer the language alongside the traditional staples of French, Spanish and German.
Published: Nov 10, 2017 10:34:43 AM
UCL and Peking University (PKU) have extended their partnership by agreeing a new roadmap to tackle issues including creating a blueprint for sustainable cities, teaching Mandarin in English schools and reducing the occurrence of spina bifada, one of the world’s most common birth defects.
Published: Nov 9, 2017 10:33:23 AM
Professor Graeme Reid (Chair of Science & Research Policy at UCL) has been appointed to the newly-established Council of Research England.
Published: Nov 2, 2017 1:01:11 PM
Three major pulses of increased mobility in Europe over the last 10,000 years and a general upward trend in migration have been uncovered in a new study led by researchers from UCL, University of Cambridge and King’s College London.
Published: Oct 31, 2017 10:13:22 AM
UCL professor Mariana Mazzucato has been awarded one of the world’s top economics prizes for her groundbreaking work on the role of governments in innovation.
Published: Oct 4, 2017 1:45:58 PM
UCL Culture is launching its latest groundbreaking exhibition What does it mean to be human? Curating Heads this week in the Octagon Gallery, Wilkins Building, UCL. Bringing together UCL scientific expertise with poignant philosophical and ethical debate, the exhibition will provide visitors with a unique insight into the meaning of human existence and the role of the body after death.
Published: Oct 3, 2017 11:27:08 AM