News from UoL Member Institutions

5 Jul, 2017
  • Researchers have identified genetic mutations affecting the immune system which may lead to the development of more than one bowel tumour at the same time. Understanding how these cancers develop ...
27 Jun, 2017
  • School of Health and Science event rewards the achievements of students and practice colleaguesSchool of Health and Science event rewards the achievements of students and practice ...
27 Jun, 2017
  • Event provides an opportunity to practice vital skills in front of colleaguesEvent provides an opportunity to practice vital skills in front of ...
27 Jun, 2017
  • The fifth annual NX Records mixtape is now available to download, and features a variety of music from Goldsmiths, University of London students past and ...
27 Jun, 2017
  • Easyjet founder pledges half his wealth to charityEasyjet founder pledges half his wealth to ...
26 Jun, 2017
  • A creative writing student at Goldsmiths University has been shortlisted for the 2017 Guardian 4th Estate BAME short story ...
26 Jun, 2017
  • The report finds that leaked information can boost deal values by an average of $21 million.The report finds that leaked information can boost deal values by an average of $21 ...
26 Jun, 2017
  • The event was hosted at City in partnership with London South Bank UniversityThe event was hosted at City in partnership with London South Bank ...
26 Jun, 2017
  • By Enrico Bonadio, Senior Lecturer, City Law School.By Enrico Bonadio, Senior Lecturer, City Law ...
26 Jun, 2017
  • A major donation to fund research into a 'forgotten' cancer that kills 15 people every day in the UK is being given to the Translational Oncology and Urology Research (TOUR) team at ...
26 Jun, 2017
  • A research team has successfully used magnets implanted behind a person’s eyes to treat nystagmus, a condition characterised by involuntary eye ...
26 Jun, 2017
  • The sex of animals frequently has an effect in biomedical research and therefore should be considered in scientific studies, according to UCL ...
26 Jun, 2017
  • Dr Zahera Harb has edited the book, Reporting the Middle East: The Practice of News in the Twenty-First CenturyDr Zahera Harb has edited the book, Reporting the Middle East: The Practice of ...
26 Jun, 2017
  • Billions of pounds of pension wealth could be saved by putting stressed pension schemes on a sounder footingBillions of pounds of pension wealth could be saved by putting stressed pension schemes on ...
26 Jun, 2017
  • Terence Steinberg is aiming to set a new American world record for the 3000-mile crossing    London Business School (LBS) MBA student Terence Steinberg plans to row solo across the Atlantic in ...
24 Jun, 2017
  • The immunotherapy nivolumab is kinder than chemotherapy for people with advanced head and neck cancer – easing many of the negative effects of the disease on patients’ quality of ...
23 Jun, 2017
  • Money raised by MA International Journalism students who sold copies of their end of year magazinesMoney raised by MA International Journalism students who sold copies of their end of year ...
23 Jun, 2017
  • A number of people from the UCL community have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours ...
23 Jun, 2017
  • The Times Higher Education and Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs) celebrate achievements of staff in the higher education sectorThe Times Higher Education and Leadership and Management Awards ...
23 Jun, 2017
  • Professor Wendy Moyle delivers Dean’s Lecture on whether robots can provide the solution to our impending dementia crisisProfessor Wendy Moyle delivers Dean’s Lecture on whether robots ...
23 Jun, 2017
  • Professors Corinna Hawkes and Tim Lang are job-sharing a position on the boardProfessors Corinna Hawkes and Tim Lang are job-sharing a position on the ...
23 Jun, 2017
  • The Josef und Luise-Kraft Foundation will take forward My Home Life in Germany following work by Professor Julienne Meyer CBEThe Josef und Luise-Kraft Foundation will take forward My Home Life in ...
23 Jun, 2017
  • The UCL Institute for Education (IOE) Confucius Institute yesterday opened its new teacher training and research ...
23 Jun, 2017
  • This week, Birkbeck and Central Saint Martins celebrated an innovative new collaboration with the launch of their joint MBA ...
23 Jun, 2017
  • Professors Mark Johnson and Annette Karmiloff-Smith were awarded in recognition of their contributions to a better understanding of human ...
23 Jun, 2017
  • Bank of England’s Kristin Forbes sees case weaken for low interest rates   Delaying a rise in the official UK interest rate is no longer necessary, despite concerns from the Bank of ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • A selection of rare community videos from the ‘70s and ‘80s have been archived and are set to be officially unveiled thanks to a project at Goldsmiths, University of ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • Professor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs and Director of UK in a Changing Europe received the title of Impact Champion at the 2017 Economic and Social Research ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • A new book by Birkbeck's Dr Bruna Seu provided material for a fascinating conversation between leading members of humanitarian and international development organisations about how the sector can ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • UCLSat, a satellite designed and built by UCL engineers and scientists, has been launched today from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India as part of an international mission called ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • At job interviews, relax and be yourself – if you’re good, being yourself may be the best way to secure a job offer, according to a new study involving UCL ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • King's College London has today announced a new partnership with LGC to deliver services to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), which will help deliver real solutions to forensic challenges faced ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • New assessment highlights excellence of teaching and learning across UK universities and collegesNew assessment highlights excellence of teaching and learning across UK universities and ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • King's receives Silver Award in Teaching Excellence ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • The TEF aims to bolster social mobility and tackle inequality by allowing students to fulfil their aspirations and progress onto their chosen careers and Birkbeck’s Silver award recognises our ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • The EU isn’t fazed by the UK’s fighting talk, experts tell LBS audience  In the wake of the UK election, Britain is unlikely to get its own way in the Brexit negotiations, ...
22 Jun, 2017
  • Dr Sebastian Guettler, a Team Leader at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has been recognised as one of the most promising young biomedical researchers in the UK and awarded a Lister ...
21 Jun, 2017
  • Kit Bradshaw and Rosalind Church scooped the Postgraduate News trophy in the RTS student awardsKit Bradshaw and Rosalind Church scooped the Postgraduate News trophy in the RTS student ...
21 Jun, 2017
  • The quality of UCL’s education has been recognised by a Silver award under the Teaching Excellence Framework ...
21 Jun, 2017
  • Experts from City, University of London comment on the Bills announced in the Queen's Speech.Experts from City, University of London comment on the Bills announced in the Queen's ...
21 Jun, 2017
  • King's today launched the final report of its fourth Cultural Enquiry, Towards cultural democracy: promoting cultural capabilities for everyone. The report investigates the UK's cultural ecology, ...
21 Jun, 2017
  • The plight of children left behind when the Calais Jungle refugee camp closed down in 2016 is explored in a new documentary by a filmmaker from Goldsmiths, University of ...
20 Jun, 2017
  • This is the first time criminal action has been taken against any senior bankers for events during the 2008 financial crisis.This is the first time criminal action has been taken against any senior ...
20 Jun, 2017
  • New King's College London research suggests that sons of older fathers are more intelligent, more focused on their interests and less concerned about fitting in, all characteristics typically seen in ...
20 Jun, 2017
  • BioBlox2D is a new free mobile computer game inspired by tackling one of the hardest problems in biological science – how molecules fit ...
20 Jun, 2017
  • Three years’ worth of creativity, innovation and ingenuity was on display at Goldsmiths, University of London, over June’s penultimate weekend as students from a range of courses showcased their ...
20 Jun, 2017
  • This prize is a bequest made by Dorothy Beckford, a former Birkbeck student who worked as an Adult Education Organiser, from a total donation of £50,000. The scholarship will pay for Okuboyejo’s ...
20 Jun, 2017
  • Researchers have found seven new single-letter changes to DNA that are linked to an increased chance of developing renal cell ...
19 Jun, 2017
  • A team led by UCL and Cardiff University researchers has developed a novel measure of disease progression for Huntington’s disease, which enabled them to identify a genetic modifier associated with ...
19 Jun, 2017
  • Nine teams of students stepped up to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges to decide who would be awarded Best Business Idea and Best Business ...
19 Jun, 2017
  • Cass moves up prestigious international rankings.Cass moves up prestigious international ...
19 Jun, 2017
  • A number of staff from across King's College London have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours this ...
19 Jun, 2017
  • George Benjamin, Henry Purcell Professor of Composition at King's since 2001, has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours ...
19 Jun, 2017
  • London Business School’s community recognises distinction in teaching     Simona Botti, Associate Professor of Marketing at London Business School (LBS), has been named winner of ...
19 Jun, 2017
  • LBS number one in 2017 FT Masters in Finance post-experience programme rankings     London Business School’s (LBS) Masters in Finance (MiF) has been ranked the world's number one ...
18 Jun, 2017
  • Scientists have developed a three-in-one blood test that could transform treatment of advanced prostate cancer through use of precision drugs designed to target mutations in the BRCA ...
16 Jun, 2017
  • Department of Computer Science students returning from industry placements demonstrated their professional achievements with a poster showcase.Department of Computer Science students returning from ...
16 Jun, 2017
  • Dr James Rodgers publishes new study on media coverage of the end of the British Mandate for PalestineDr James Rodgers publishes new study on media coverage of the end of the British Mandate for ...
16 Jun, 2017
  • Professor Ros Gill discussed class, gender and austerity at Rosemary Crompton Memorial LectureProfessor Ros Gill discussed class, gender and austerity at Rosemary Crompton Memorial ...
16 Jun, 2017
  • Research from the Department of Geography’s Dr Sue Brooks examines the impact from extreme weather in the UK, and how damage to coastlines can be ...
16 Jun, 2017
  • John Bew, Professor of History and Foreign Policy in the Department of War Studies (School of Security Studies) has won the prestigious 2017 Orwell Prize for 'Citizen Clem', his biography of post-war ...
16 Jun, 2017
  • Take a look at the latest releases on the City alumni bookshelfTake a look at the latest releases on the City alumni ...
16 Jun, 2017
  • Empire of Things author will use award to spend time in Germany working on moral ...
16 Jun, 2017
  • A design student from Goldsmiths, University of London, has developed a range of beverages using alcohol brewed with human ...
16 Jun, 2017
  • Children with a high-risk, deadly form of neuroblastoma will benefit from a treatment regime that improves survival and reduces side-effects, following the publication of a major European ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • Following on the success of the MSc programme, City is set to introduce a four-year undergraduate MSci Data Science degree in October 2017.Following on the success of the MSc programme, City is set ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • By Dr James Rodgers, Department of JournalismBy Dr James Rodgers, Department of ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • By Dr Liza Schuster, Department of SociologyBy Dr Liza Schuster, Department of ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • By Dr James Rodgers, Department of SociologyBy Dr James Rodgers, Department of ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • Dr Sarah Lonsdale draws from her ongoing research into unsung women activists and humanitariansDr Sarah Lonsdale draws from her ongoing research into unsung women activists and ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • The conference explored crosscutting themes in creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership.The conference explored crosscutting themes in creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • Senate House Library marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with ‘Reformation: ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • Study shows that Registered Intermediaries help typically developing children mention over 60 per cent more correct detailsStudy shows that Registered Intermediaries help typically developing ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • Mentoring Pathways is a collaborative programme between Birkbeck and partners from the worlds of Business, Law and beyond. This network has developed into a talented, energetic and experienced team ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • A new UCL and University of Nottingham study has found that most neurons in the brain’s auditory cortex detect where a sound is coming from relative to the head, but some are tuned to a sound ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • A new study from Goldsmiths, University of London has found that acts of violence are more likely to be described as ‘terrorism’ when perpetrated by Muslims rather than white, ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • This international conference emerges out of a shared sense that feminism today is confronted with a set of acute challenges, which are in urgent need of new resources and critical insight. It will ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • Recent evidence suggests that The Arts can potentially counteracting the detrimental effects of activities that only give us a ‘pleasure kick’Recent evidence suggests that The Arts can ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • Briefings authored by staff from Birkbeck's Institute for Criminal Policy Research highlight the importance of positive peer relations for people in prison and on release; and interventions which ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • We are excited about the potential that structural biology has to enable the discovery of brand new cancer drugs. Here are five reasons why this field is of great interest to our ...
15 Jun, 2017
  • New King's College London research reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults - both between patients and towards staff - following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London ...
14 Jun, 2017
  • By Dr Alexander Lanoszka, Department of International PoliticsBy Dr Alexander Lanoszka, Department of International ...
14 Jun, 2017
  • The Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics is a researcher in the areas of semi-solid processing, laser processing, the simulation and modelling of materials, and ...
14 Jun, 2017
  • Birkbeck graduates’ salaries among the highest in the UK, five years after ...
14 Jun, 2017
  • UCL archaeologists are working with experts from 24 other universities to create the UK’s first University Archaeology Day, aimed at inspiring a much needed next generation of archaeologists. ...
13 Jun, 2017
  • Experimental cancer drug called pictilisib may block an important driver for the survival, growth and spread of cancer cells, a clinical trial has ...
13 Jun, 2017
  • When alpha leaders have the most winning appeal The rise of political populism in the 21st century continues to support the Darwinian maxim that “the strong survive” and make the best ...
12 Jun, 2017
  • Testing for large numbers of genetic changes can identify men with over a 10-fold increased risk of testicular cancer, a new study ...
12 Jun, 2017
  • Our Chief Executive pays tribute to Professor Patrick Johnston, Vice Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast and formerly Director of the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, who died this ...
12 Jun, 2017
  • Epigenetic changes present at birth - in genes related to addiction and aggression - could be linked to conduct problems in children, according to a new study by King's College London and the ...
12 Jun, 2017
  • Lovenduski’s work has helped to define and develop the field of gender and politics within political ...
12 Jun, 2017
  • This week [12-15 June], the Grant Museum of Zoology, UCL, embarks on a major conservation project to restore and renew its taxidermy ...
12 Jun, 2017
  • The Tory leader failed to win people’s hearts in the run-up to the election, says LBS’s Randall S Peterson   On the morning of 9 June 2017, Britain woke up to discover that Theresa ...
9 Jun, 2017
  • President of Médecins Sans Frontières UK, Dr Paul McMaster, was amongst the speakersPresident of Médecins Sans Frontières UK, Dr Paul McMaster, ...
9 Jun, 2017
  • Professors Panos Koutrakos and Andre Spicer offer insights on Brexit and leadership style.Professors Panos Koutrakos and Andre Spicer offer insights on Brexit and leadership ...
9 Jun, 2017
  • High profile guests from Santander visit City to see projects funded by Santander UniversitiesHigh profile guests from Santander visit City to see projects funded by Santander ...
9 Jun, 2017
  • The Sustainable City Awards recognise staff engagement in green initiativesThe Sustainable City Awards recognise staff engagement in green ...
9 Jun, 2017
  • Experts from King's comment on the result of the June 2017 General ...
9 Jun, 2017
  • An alumnus of Goldsmiths, University of London has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize in ...