Populations & Lifelong Health News
The Arts and Humanities Research Council has awarded funding for doctoral training studentships to the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP), led by UCL.
Published: Aug 15, 2018 12:27:25 PM
Wasps might not be the nation’s favourite insects but are some of the most important so UCL and University of Gloucestershire scientists are again asking for the public’s help to find out more about these misunderstood creatures.
Published: Aug 14, 2018 12:03:34 PM
Rotavirus vaccination reduced infant diarrhoea deaths by 34% in rural Malawi, a region with high levels of child deaths, according to a major new study led by UCL, the University of Liverpool, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and partners in Malawi.
Published: Aug 13, 2018 10:40:30 AM
Ageing in worms mainly results from the direct action of genes and not from random wear and tear or loss of function, and the same is likely to be true in humans, according to research by UCL, Lancaster University and Queen Mary University of London scientists.
Published: Aug 9, 2018 4:45:01 PM
People in Nordic countries, North America, Australia, and New Zealand have the best spatial navigational abilities, according to a new study led by UCL and the University of East Anglia.
Published: Aug 9, 2018 4:11:21 PM
The location of road accidents is not random and they tend to be highly concentrated in urban areas, according to a new UCL study.
Published: Aug 9, 2018 10:40:19 AM
Rates of dementia diagnosis are higher among black ethnic groups compared to white and Asian groups in the UK, a new UCL-led study has found.
Published: Aug 8, 2018 11:10:42 AM
UCL has joined a small handful of international higher education institutions which have been rated as global ‘stars’, according to new analysis of the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education (THE).
Published: Aug 8, 2018 8:18:49 AM
Feeling stressed or anxious makes people more able to process and internalise bad news, finds a new UCL-led study.
Published: Aug 7, 2018 2:04:00 PM
While Government-imposed restrictions on immigration can reduce overall migration, they can also be ineffective or even counterproductive, pushing more would-be migrants into unauthorised channels, finds new UCL-led research in collaboration with Royal Holloway and University of Birmingham.
Published: Aug 7, 2018 9:32:13 AM
People buried at Stonehenge 5,000 years ago likely lived in west Wales where Stonehenge’s smaller standing stones – bluestones – originated from, according to a new study involving UCL, University of Oxford, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, and the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle de Paris, France.
Published: Aug 2, 2018 2:26:11 PM
People who abstain from alcohol or consume more than 14 units a week during middle age are at increased risk of developing dementia, finds a study co-led by UCL.
Published: Aug 2, 2018 12:44:54 PM
Differences in social status and political belief increase paranoid interpretations of other people’s actions, finds a new UCL experimental study.
Published: Aug 1, 2018 10:41:44 AM
The decline in working-class MPs and rise of career politicians shifted the Labour Party towards a more right wing policy stance on welfare, according to a new study by UCL.
Published: Jul 30, 2018 10:53:44 AM
Four out of five UCL students are satisfied with the quality of their course, according to the National Student Survey 2018, published by the Office for Students today.
Published: Jul 27, 2018 11:15:21 AM