News from UoL Colleges and Institutes

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 ...
23 Mar, 2017
  • Congratulations to Dr Massimo Renzo, whose paper featured in the February edition of the Journal of Political ...
23 Mar, 2017
  • TLI Talk: Settlement and Management of International Maritime Disputes in Asia by Prof. Mariko Kawano, Waseda University ...
23 Mar, 2017
  • TLI Talk: Settlement and Management of International Maritime Disputes in Asia by Prof. Mariko Kawano, Waseda University ...
23 Mar, 2017
  • The Centre for Feminist Research (CFR) at Goldsmiths, University of London has won a £10,000 grant to fund a research project investigating sexual misconduct and abuse of power in Higher ...
23 Mar, 2017
  • A new 'budget impact test', to be applied by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), is an unpopular and flawed attempt to solve a fundamentally political problem, argue experts ...
23 Mar, 2017
  • Birkbeck, University of London, extends its deepest sympathy to the people affected by the terrorist incident in London ...
23 Mar, 2017
  • Today King's launches a new artist in residence programme that will support academics and researchers to establish new artist residencies across the university. King's artists has been designed to ...
23 Mar, 2017
  • The University of London extends its deepest sympathy to all those affected by the ...
23 Mar, 2017
  • LBS MBA team beats more than 25 global rivals in a private equity US case competition     A team of five MBA students from London Business School (LBS) have won an annual Wharton ...
22 Mar, 2017
  • Professor Christoph Bruecker now holds the Research Chair in Nature-Inspired Sensing and Flow Control for Sustainable Transport supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and BAE ...
22 Mar, 2017
  • Professor Christoph Bruecker now holds the Research Chair in Nature-Inspired Sensing and Flow Control for Sustainable Transport supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and BAE ...
22 Mar, 2017
  • Fibre optic sensor technology developed within City’s Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering in collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University, has enabled Sydney Water to undertake long ...
22 Mar, 2017
  • Ambitions to create the world’s leading hub for cancer research and treatment have taken an important first step forward as the London Borough of Sutton invests £14 million in NHS land needed to ...
22 Mar, 2017
  • An equality, diversity and inclusion practitioner with eight years’ experience in Higher Education is to lead the review into sexual harassment, misconduct and gender violence at Goldsmiths, ...
22 Mar, 2017
  • A new study published today in PLOS Medicine's Special Issue on Dementia has found that the metabolism of omega-3 and omega-6 unsaturated fatty acids in the brain are associated with the progression ...
22 Mar, 2017
  • The event will explore entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership.The event will explore entrepreneurship, innovation and ...
22 Mar, 2017
  • Policyholder data collected by the Prudential Regulation Authority could potentially be used by academics, says BoE Deputy Governor      Data collected by the Bank of England’s ...
22 Mar, 2017
  • Disruptors have it easy to start with. Then they start running into predictable difficulties, says Costas Markides   Jeff Jones’s abrupt departure from Uber after just a few months is surely ...
21 Mar, 2017
  • Today poet, astronaut-in-training and mental health campaigner Hussain Manawer and King's College London's Professor Dame Til Wykes set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the World's Largest ...
21 Mar, 2017
  • Two City students have been named top young green entrepreneurs of 2017Two City students have been named top young green entrepreneurs of ...
21 Mar, 2017
  • Using a satnav to get to your destination 'switches off' parts of the brain that would otherwise be used to simulate different routes, reveals new UCL ...
21 Mar, 2017
  • Declaration commits College to not using journal-based metrics in hiring and promotion of academic ...
21 Mar, 2017
  • New exhibition runs from 6 April – 4 May ...
21 Mar, 2017
  • Birkbeck’s Outreach Student Counselling Project has been awarded £40,000 by the UPP Foundation, a charitable trust created by University Partnerships Programme (UPP) to help tackle the biggest ...
21 Mar, 2017
  • Researchers at King's College London have discovered a new method of forensic analysis which could more accurately predict the age of criminal suspects based on samples of blood and saliva found at ...
21 Mar, 2017
  • Professor Feng Li, an expert in information management at Cass Business School, considers how technology may influence the future of work.Professor Feng Li, an expert in information management at ...
21 Mar, 2017
  • City researchers will work with Barts Health to design and implement a new intervention for nursesCity researchers will work with Barts Health to design and implement a new intervention for ...
21 Mar, 2017
  • How a new strategy to develop learning and teaching at the ICR aims to educate and train the cancer research leaders of ...
20 Mar, 2017
  • Dr William Radice, former Lecturer of Bengali at SOAS University of London, has published a book of poems to mark the School’s ...
20 Mar, 2017
  • A round-up of this week's ...
20 Mar, 2017
  • New King's College London research sheds light on the cellular mechanisms which enable cancer cells to escape the prostate and spread to other parts of the ...
20 Mar, 2017
  • Joining the Registration Committee, Roshni will start the role on 1 April 2017Joining the Registration Committee, Roshni will start the role on 1 April ...
20 Mar, 2017
  • Up to four students each year will be offered scholarships by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism FoundationUp to four students each year will be offered scholarships by the Marjorie Deane ...
20 Mar, 2017
  • Goldsmith’s University of London has launched a competition to find the UK and Ireland’s best young ...
20 Mar, 2017
  • Cells are able to remember that DNA damage has occurred as they pass through the process of cell division, a new study ...
17 Mar, 2017
  • Rehana Popal has been honoured by the Afghanistan and Central Asian Association for being the first practicing female Afghan at the Bar.Rehana Popal has been honoured by the Afghanistan and Central ...
17 Mar, 2017
  • Heart patients could have quick, non-invasive, magnetic resonance (MR) scans to determine if they need to have a procedure to widen a blocked or narrowed coronary artery instead of more invasive ...
17 Mar, 2017
  • CityCareers set to expand a placement programme set up by CityCareers that helps students to broaden their horizonsCityCareers set to expand a placement programme set up by CityCareers that helps ...
17 Mar, 2017
  • Graduate students considering research-based careers specialising in Latin America are ...
17 Mar, 2017
  • Julien Callède shared his entrepreneurial journey with Axel Threlfall, Editor-at-Large at Thomson Reuters at EntrepreneursTalk@CassJulien Callède shared his entrepreneurial journey with Axel ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Study finds that a personal letter and evidence-based leaflet from GPs doesn't improve timely access to dementia servicesStudy finds that a personal letter and evidence-based leaflet from GPs doesn't ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Prince Harry attended the Veterans' Mental Health Conference where he led a panel discussion with three veterans on the benefits of having open conversations about mental health and getting the right ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Attentional training shown to enhance the effect of mindfulness meditation on reducing ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Two images by UCL researchers depicting embryos – of a mouse and of a zebrafish – are among the winners of the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards, given out annually to the most informative, striking ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Hostility to press freedom and journalistic independence is growing across the Commonwealth ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Programme focuses on Freedom of Religion or ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • MedCity's 'Collaborate to Innovate' programme has today announced the 16 winning projects chosen to collaborate with leading universities and academics to address a specific challenge. The £2m ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • A single letter change to DNA is linked to an increased risk of one of the most common forms of childhood leukaemia, a new study has ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Professor David Collins, Professor of International Economic Law in the City Law School outlines the UK's immediate trade priorities.Professor David Collins, Professor of International Economic Law ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Prison: Evidence of its use and over-use from around the world, by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR), describes the effects of growth in the use of imprisonment ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Prospective students appear undeterred by the UK’s vote to leave the EU     Admissions to London Business School (LBS)’s full-time MBA programme are increasing year-on-year, ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Theresa May needs to communicate a positive purpose and identify early wins, says LBS's Dan Cable   The UK’s prime minister could use Brexit as an exercise to bring people together, said ...
16 Mar, 2017
  • Genuine students are always welcome in the UK, irrespective of government changes to visa rules and immigration policy     Foreign students who want to see how Brexit affects ...
16 Mar, 2017
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15 Mar, 2017
  • King's College London has been awarded a grant from the Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE) to support its It Stops Here ...
15 Mar, 2017
  • Findings could lead to new treatments for ...
15 Mar, 2017
  • Four Lewisham residents will get financial backing to study at Goldsmiths, University of London this year thanks to a scheme created in memory of the 14 young people who died as a result of the ...
15 Mar, 2017
  • By Jennifer Schreyer and Gabriela BoccaccioBy Jennifer Schreyer and Gabriela ...
15 Mar, 2017
  • Olive Hopkin, who recently graduated with a MSc in Information Science & Technology, received the Award from the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, the youngest of the livery ...
15 Mar, 2017
  • Read the letter written in support of calls from The Institute of Cancer Research, London and its partner signatories to reform European regulations around trials of cancer treatments in ...
15 Mar, 2017
  • Professor David Edgar and Dr Rakhee Shah invited to event hosted by Debbie Abrahams MPProfessor David Edgar and Dr Rakhee Shah invited to event hosted by Debbie Abrahams ...
15 Mar, 2017
  • Chevening scholar’s mobile publishing company earns him place in prestigious ...
15 Mar, 2017
  • Prime Minister Theresa May has celebrated the devoted fundraising of Karen and Kevin Capel, who set up Christopher’s Smile in memory of their son who died of a brain ...
15 Mar, 2017
  • Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex marked Commonwealth Week by visiting a hospital and school in Malawi to see activities to end avoidable blindness and champion young ...
15 Mar, 2017
  • Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex marked Commonwealth Week by visiting a hospital and school in Malawi to see activities to end avoidable blindness and champion young ...
14 Mar, 2017
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14 Mar, 2017
  • The Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Jo Johnson, marked the start of British Science Week this week by meeting a British Heart Foundation (BHF) funded research ...
14 Mar, 2017
  • Cass to participate in The Bridge Programme that equips business executives with the skills and training to teach in business schoolsCass to participate in The Bridge Programme that equips business ...
14 Mar, 2017
  • Each year, Cass Business School sends students and staff to spend two weeks helping at Hanna's Orphanage. Head of Schools Marketing, Raffi Cuccia, speaks to City News about her experience.Each year, ...
14 Mar, 2017
  • In the aftermath of the EU referendum and the US presidential election, 2016 was one of the most unpredictable years in recent memory. Financial markets don’t cope well with unpredictability. ...
14 Mar, 2017
  • Birkbeck will be offering three new degree apprenticeships, starting October ...
14 Mar, 2017
  • New King's College London research reveals how genetic defects can lead to epilepsy in ...
14 Mar, 2017
  • Ahead of his research featuring on BBC's Natural World, BAE Systems Sir Richard Oliver Chair In Aeronautical Engineering, Professor Christoph Bruecker, speaks to City News about how his research ...
14 Mar, 2017
  • This year is a historic year for the LGBT+ community in the UK. 2017 will be the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act 1967, the Act that decriminalised homosexuality in the UK. The community ...
14 Mar, 2017
  • Plans to address sexual harassment at Goldsmiths, University of London have been given a boost after the university won a share of £2.45 million in funding to help safeguard ...
14 Mar, 2017
  • Technology uses a smartphone app and online Big Data analytics to assess symptoms in ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • Patients who are cured of Hodgkin lymphoma are at a high risk of developing a second type of cancer, particularly if they have a family history of the disease, a major new study ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • Human rights lawyer and pro-democracy campaigner Hina Jilani will be in conversation with Baroness Valerie Amos CH at SOAS University of London on 16 March, as part of SOAS’s Centenary Lecture ...
13 Mar, 2017
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13 Mar, 2017
  • SOAS University of London continues its centenary celebrations with a new series of events in ...
13 Mar, 2017
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13 Mar, 2017
  • A round-up of this week's ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • A greater number of breast cancers are genetically similar to rarer cases with faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, according to research from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and The Institute of Cancer ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • Aimed at enhancing the advocacy skills of new and experienced solicitor advocates, the courses will run in association with the Law Society in London (22nd March and 6th June) and Manchester (8th ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • Masters students experience the stylishness and practicality of Italian designMasters students experience the stylishness and practicality of Italian ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • International recognition for Founder and Chair of Cass Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance.International recognition for Founder and Chair of Cass Centre for Shipping, Trade and ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • Department of Psychology hosts thought-provoking events to mark Brain Awareness WeekDepartment of Psychology hosts thought-provoking events to mark Brain Awareness ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • A collaboration involving research staff from Birkbeck’s Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, looking at how primary school children learn, is looking for schools to participate in the next ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • This week, the European Research Council (ERC) celebrates its 10th anniversary with a special ‘ERC Week’, with subsequent events taking place throughout Europe in 2017. Among the most prestigious ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • Flower-rich habitats are key to enhancing the survival of bumblebee families, according to new research involving UCL ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • In flies and mice, diets based on an organism’s genome enhance growth and fertility with no costs to lifespan, according to a team of researchers from UCL and the Max Planck Institute for Biology ...
13 Mar, 2017
  • Advancing women’s equality could create an extra £150 billion to GDP forecasts in the UK in 2025   Bridging the gender gap could add as much as US$12 trillion (£9.8 ...
12 Mar, 2017
  • SOAS University of London has received a donation of £2,500 from The Patron’s Fund, a fund established to acknowledge the work of the charitable organisations for which Her Majesty The ...
11 Mar, 2017
  • SOAS is extremely concerned about any allegations of anti-Semitism at our School. Diversity is key to the SOAS mission and we want all our students to feel welcome and supported in their studies. ...
10 Mar, 2017
  • As part of International Women’s Day 2017, we profile some of the senior women at City, University of London.As part of International Women’s Day 2017, we profile some of the senior women ...