UCL President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur, has been appointed as a member of the board of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) alongside Professor Karen Maex from the University of Amsterdam.
Published: May 21, 2018 4:31:23 PM
The cell types underlying schizophrenia have been identified in a genetic study that looked for commonalities among the different genes already linked to the condition, find researchers at UCL, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) and University of North Carolina (USA).
Published: May 21, 2018 4:30:09 PM
Older adults in England with fewer financial resources are more likely to develop dementia, according to new UCL research.
Published: May 16, 2018 7:25:06 PM
Stars in a galaxy 13.28 billion light years away formed only 250 million years after the Big Bang, finds a team of international astronomers led by groups at UCL and Osaka Sangyo University in Japan.
Published: May 16, 2018 6:22:40 PM
A new review, co-authored by Professor Robert West (UCL Behavioural Science and Health), has compiled the most up-to-date source of information on the burden of death and disease caused by alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use.
Published: May 11, 2018 6:41:46 PM
A gene variant common in Europeans may have proliferated because it helped early humans adapt to cold weather, according to UCL research.
Published: May 10, 2018 4:47:26 PM
Microbes vary their contribution to a community to maximise the return on their investment according to a new study led by UCL and the University of Bath.
Published: May 9, 2018 10:25:37 AM
Premature births, low birth weight and birth anomalies explain why England has a higher death rate than Sweden among children under 5 years old, according to a new study led by UCL.
Published: May 4, 2018 9:46:43 AM
People with moderate to severe mid-life anxiety may face a greater risk of dementia in later life, suggests an analysis of the available published evidence led by UCL and University of Southampton researchers and published in BMJ Open.
Published: May 1, 2018 10:46:27 AM
Mistaken belief in mythical causes of cancer is rife, according to new research from UCL and the University of Leeds.
Published: Apr 26, 2018 10:27:53 AM
The positions and distances of over one billion stars in our Milky Way Galaxy have been released by the European Space Agency Gaia mission involving UCL researchers, creating the first 3D census of our home galaxy and opening a new window on the Universe.
Published: Apr 25, 2018 11:11:19 AM
Meeting a Prime Minister would be a significant moment for most of us, but when UCL researcher Dr Raju Veeriah met Indian Prime Minister Nahendra Modi at the Francis Crick Institute last week, everyone in his home village in India came out in celebration.
Published: Apr 24, 2018 11:21:11 AM
Traditional methods of testing for high-blood pressure are no longer adequate and risk missing vital health signs, which can lead to premature death, a study co-led by UCL has found.
Published: Apr 19, 2018 11:47:57 AM
Parents’ diets and lifestyle can have profound implications for the growth, development, and long-term health of their children before their conception, according to new research led by UCL.
Published: Apr 17, 2018 9:20:19 AM
Kidney cancer follows multiple distinct evolutionary paths, finds new research by a team involving UCL.
Published: Apr 12, 2018 6:10:53 PM
Entering menopause at a later age may be associated with a small benefit to your memory years later, according to a new study led by UCL researchers.
Published: Apr 12, 2018 10:24:31 AM
The Royal Academy of Engineering has today announced long-term support to Professor Paul Shearing from UCL Chemical Engineering as a global visionary to develop more efficient, safer, and cheaper battery technologies.
Published: Apr 10, 2018 1:16:42 PM
Antarctica’s great ice sheet is losing ground as it is eroded by warm ocean water circulating beneath its floating edge, a new UCL and University of Leeds study has found.
Published: Apr 6, 2018 12:37:35 PM
The complex properties of water and ice are not well understood but a team from UCL and the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source have revealed new information about a phase of ice called 'ice II'.
Published: Apr 6, 2018 12:26:29 PM
MRI scans could be used to detect prostate cancer more accurately, according to researchers at UCL, King’s College London and Imperial College London who are launching a new clinical study.
Published: Apr 5, 2018 3:35:05 PM
Rare genetic mutations associated with impairment of the breathing muscles are more common in children who have died from sudden infant death syndrome, according to a new study led by UCL researchers.
Published: Mar 29, 2018 11:18:30 AM
UCL academics will lead a five-year study of childhood arthritis and its linked eye inflammation called uveitis, with the aim of better understanding how to treat the complex condition.
Published: Mar 28, 2018 2:42:59 PM
A new generation of brain scanner, that can be worn like a helmet allowing patients to move naturally whilst being scanned, has been developed by researchers at UCL and the University of Nottingham as a Wellcome-funded project.
Published: Mar 22, 2018 11:24:16 AM
The largest-ever survey of care home staff in England, led by UCL researchers, has found that neglectful behaviours are widespread.
Published: Mar 21, 2018 6:43:17 PM
UCL is leading a multi-million pound European mission to study newly discovered planets after it was selected today as the next European Space Agency science mission.
Published: Mar 20, 2018 3:23:25 PM