News from UoL Colleges and Institutes

3 Jul, 2015
  • As mental health continues to be an increasing issue in UK universities, as well as wider society, King's are aiming to meet the growing demand on their services in a range of innovative ways with ...
3 Jul, 2015
  • Sleep disturbances and experiences of paranoia and hallucinations may maintain one another in a cyclical ...
3 Jul, 2015
  • A new storyline in Coronation Street will help to raise awareness about neuroblastoma – a devastating cancer which often affects very young children. Henry French writes on how this awareness could ...
3 Jul, 2015
  • Trevor Dadson, Professor of Hispanic Studies at Queen Mary University of London has been awarded the Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel la Católica (Order of Isabella the Catholic) by the King of ...
2 Jul, 2015
  • A round up of this week's ...
2 Jul, 2015
  • Researchers at King's College London, Lancaster University and the University of Leeds are working on the £1million SWIFT project, which is the first collaborative UK effort to address the theory ...
2 Jul, 2015
  • Hefce has recently implemented the results of its 2014 review into funding. read ...
2 Jul, 2015
  • The brain of a 15 million year old monkey has been visualized for the first time by a team led by Professor Fred Spoor (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology). The 3D computer model shows that the ...
2 Jul, 2015
  • Healthy people given the serotonin-enhancing antidepressant citalopram were willing to pay almost twice as much to prevent harm to themselves or others than those given placebo drugs in a moral ...
2 Jul, 2015
  • The government’s announcement on English Votes for English Laws, while seemingly cautious, “may help set the course for David Cameron’s time in office”, according to Michael Kenny, professor ...
2 Jul, 2015
  • Researchers at UCL have mapped the people of Scotland in unprecedented ...
2 Jul, 2015
  • Scientists have pioneered the use of a high-powered imaging technique to picture in exquisite detail one of the central proteins of life – a cellular recycling unit with a role in many ...
2 Jul, 2015
  • MBA student wins European Business Plan of the Year Competition   London Business School MBA2015 student, Jon Smith, has won the ‘European Business Plan of the Year’ competition ...
1 Jul, 2015
  • Professor John Saunders from the Department of Physics at Royal Holloway, University of London, has been awarded the prestigious Mott medal "for ground-breaking studies at the frontiers of ultra-low ...
1 Jul, 2015
  • Professor John Saunders from the Department of Physics at Royal Holloway, University of London, has been awarded the prestigious Mott medal "for ground-breaking studies at the frontiers of ultra-low ...
1 Jul, 2015
  • When remembering something from our past, we often vividly re-experience the whole episode in which it occurred. New UCL research funded by the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust has now ...
1 Jul, 2015
  • King's College London has unveiled plans to create an innovative Science Gallery in the heart of London that will attract more than 300,000 visitors a ...
1 Jul, 2015
  • New research from the Advanced Gene and Cell Therapy Lab at Royal Holloway, University of London has used pioneering stem cell techniques to better understand why certain cells are more at risk of ...
1 Jul, 2015
  • New research from the Advanced Gene and Cell Therapy Lab at Royal Holloway, University of London has used pioneering stem cell techniques to better understand why certain cells are more at risk of ...
1 Jul, 2015
  • Scientists from the University of Leeds and The Institute of Cancer Research, London, have discovered a new protein which triggers the growth of blood vessels in breast cancer tumours which have ...
30 Jun, 2015
  • Dr Simon Armitage, from the department of Geography at Royal Holloway, with a team of researchers used satellite images to map abandoned shore lines around Palaeolake Mega-Chad, and analysed ...
30 Jun, 2015
  • Dr Simon Armitage, from the department of Geography at Royal Holloway, with a team of researchers used satellite images to map abandoned shore lines around Palaeolake Mega-Chad, and analysed ...
30 Jun, 2015
  • New research Children's and Adults' Friendships across Social Class and Ethnic Difference by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) and the University of Surrey shows that primary schools ...
30 Jun, 2015
  • London Business School expert concerned about expertise and liquidity An Executive Fellow of Finance at London Business School has added weight to concerns about asset managers turned shadow banks. ...
30 Jun, 2015
  • AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets Short-term real interest rates (US) will remain near zero for more than three years, according to ...
29 Jun, 2015
  • A new module titled ‘Shi'a Islam: Religious Authority and Community Identity’ will be available from the start of the 2015-16 academic year for Year 2 or Year 3 undergraduate students as part of ...
29 Jun, 2015
  • The exhibition catalogue for the Victoria and Albert Museum’s latest exhibition Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860 is co-authored by Dr Crispin Branfoot, senior ...
29 Jun, 2015
  • A transatlantic conference will examine racial inequality and injustice across the ...
29 Jun, 2015
  • In the first of five posts, Dr Hugh Harvey the winner of this year's Mel Greaves Science Writing Prize writes about re-inventing an age-old test for prostate ...
29 Jun, 2015
  • Services used by hundreds of thousands of people in the UK to protect their identity on the web are vulnerable to leaks, according to researchers at QMUL and ...
29 Jun, 2015
  • Professor Sir Robert Lechler will become the new President of the Academy of Medical Sciences from 4 December 2015 when Professor Sir John Tooke demits office after four years in the ...
29 Jun, 2015
  • Professor Justin Champion explores the rediscovery of the text, and significance of Magna Carta from the first printing and translations in the early sixteenth century to the modern ...
29 Jun, 2015
  • Professor Justin Champion explores the rediscovery of the text, and significance of Magna Carta from the first printing and translations in the early sixteenth century to the modern ...
29 Jun, 2015
  • Art installation explores representations of ‘inhumane’ vs ‘heroic’ ...
29 Jun, 2015
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28 Jun, 2015
  • Valerie Amos has been appointed 9th Director of SOAS, University of London. The former politician and senior UN official will take up the role in September 2015, following the retirement of Professor ...
26 Jun, 2015
  • The Francis Crick Institute is a newly established institute with a distinctive vision for biomedical research. It is a unique partnership between the Medical Research Council, Cancer Research UK, ...
26 Jun, 2015
  • Cat owners fail to realise the impact of their cat on wildlife according to new research, published today, from QMUL and the University of ...
26 Jun, 2015
  • Professor Edmans’ research wins Western Finance Association prize Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance at London Business School, has won the award for the Best Empirical Paper at the ...
26 Jun, 2015
  • The Europe question is set to define PM’s second parliament David Cameron appears to have paved the way for six months of behind-the-scenes talks renegotiating the terms of Britain’s ...
25 Jun, 2015
  • A round up of this week's ...
25 Jun, 2015
  • The education funding system is destroying economically vital post-19 education, according to a new report published today by respected academic Professor Baroness Alison ...
25 Jun, 2015
  • When rats rest, their brains simulate journeys to a desired future such as a tasty treat, finds new UCL research funded by the Wellcome Trust and ...
25 Jun, 2015
  • New Birkbeck study finds link between babies' looking patterns and later behavioural ...
25 Jun, 2015
  • Adult fruit flies given a cancer drug live 12% longer than average, according to a UCL-led study researching healthy ageing. The drug targets a specific cellular process that occurs in animals, ...
25 Jun, 2015
  • 144 Year 7 students at UCL Academy have been learning about the waste-energy-food cycle as part of a six-week environmental engineering educational programme led by Dr Aiduan Borrion (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering), in the first major collaboration between UCL Engineering and UCL Academy.
25 Jun, 2015
  • A new technique for targeting radiotherapy at prostate cancer could improve treatment for aggressive disease that has spread into pelvic lymph ...
25 Jun, 2015
  • New report 'Defeating AIDS-Advancing global health' shows that innovations in the AIDS response should be exploited to meet future global health ...
25 Jun, 2015
  • Greece’s fate hangs in the balance according to executive poll One in three business leaders (38%) think that state collapse or crisis is the biggest risk facing global business, according ...
25 Jun, 2015
  • New report 'Defeating AIDS-Advancing global health' shows that innovations in the AIDS response should be exploited to meet future global health ...
24 Jun, 2015
  • The five teams that have signed up for the Global Corporate Challenge (GCC) are well on the way to reaching the half way mark of their 100 day ...
24 Jun, 2015
  • The Master of Birkbeck responds to a new survey showing MPs' dismay at the decline in part-time ...
24 Jun, 2015
  • Two academics and three alumni from Queen Mary University of London have been named in the 2015 Queen’s birthday honours. Sir Nicholas Macpherson GCB, Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury and ...
24 Jun, 2015
  • A single gene called Angiopoietin-1 (Ang-1) drives brain size and intelligence in fish according to a new study by researchers at UCL, Stockholm University and University of ...
24 Jun, 2015
  • Living in an area with noisy road traffic may reduce life expectancy, according to new research published in the European Heart ...
24 Jun, 2015
  • What if we lived in a world where micro-chips in our brains allowed us to browse the internet for information and our colleagues were robots?  This was the vision painted by futurists Gray ...
24 Jun, 2015
  • 25 June 2015 at The London ...
23 Jun, 2015
  • Royal Holloway, University of London will host a unique conference and micro arts festival from 28-30 June which will explore the relationship between blind people and ...
23 Jun, 2015
  • Royal Holloway, University of London will host a unique conference and micro arts festival from 28-30 June which will explore the relationship between blind people and ...
23 Jun, 2015
  • Royal Holloway, University of London, has been awarded an Alcohol Impact mark of accreditation for demonstrating its commitment to providing a healthier, more inclusive campus experience for ...
23 Jun, 2015
  • Royal Holloway, University of London, has been awarded an Alcohol Impact mark of accreditation for demonstrating its commitment to providing a healthier, more inclusive campus experience for ...
22 Jun, 2015
  • Dr Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Professorial Research Associate (School of Law) and a pioneer in the field of Islamic feminism, has been announced as the 2015 recipient of the Martin E. Marty Award for the ...
22 Jun, 2015
  • The threat to human health from climate change is so great that it could undermine the last fifty years of gains in development and global health, according to a major new UCL-led Commission, ...
22 Jun, 2015
  • Senate House Library (University of London), Imperial College London, LSE Library and UCL ...
22 Jun, 2015
  • QMUL is pleased to announce that the next Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Pharmacology will be Professor Amrita Ahluwalia, Deputy Director of QMUL’s William Harvey Research ...
22 Jun, 2015
  • Royal Holloway, University of London will host an international conference on the Srebrenica genocide, on Monday 29 June, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the massacre which took place during the ...
22 Jun, 2015
  • Royal Holloway, University of London will host an international conference on the Srebrenica genocide, on Monday 29 June, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the massacre which took place during the ...
22 Jun, 2015
  • A leading research team has discovered an improved way of predicting risk of breast cancer recurrence following standard five-year hormone treatment using information from a test already being used ...
22 Jun, 2015
  • New research conducted by a team at King's College London has found an increasing trend in the number of people in the UK reaching age 100 over the past two decades. The study also found that, whilst ...
22 Jun, 2015
  • UCL is pleased to announce the launch of the Bloomsbury Studio, a brand new, flexible performance and media space located in the heart of ...
22 Jun, 2015
  • LBS builds on success of number one ranked MiF with new programme London Business School has today announced a new finance Masters programme aimed at recent graduates.  The Masters in Financial ...
19 Jun, 2015
  • Two new cancer drugs have recently been 'turned down' by NICE. Henry French provides a summary of what we've said about this and how the system could be changed for the ...
19 Jun, 2015
  • Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MP, former Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, has been appointed Visiting Professor at the Policy Institute at King's College London, further boosting the reputation of ...
19 Jun, 2015
  • On Friday 10 July at 6pm, join The King's Singers, Apollo 5 and the ensembles of the Summer School for their Gala Concert in the Windsor Auditorium. Ensemble pieces include Eric Whitacre's The Seal ...
19 Jun, 2015
  • On Friday 10 July at 6pm, join The King's Singers, Apollo 5 and the ensembles of the Summer School for their Gala Concert in the Windsor Auditorium. Ensemble pieces include Eric Whitacre's The Seal ...
19 Jun, 2015
  • In this article, Professor Julia Hörnle, of QMUL's School of Law, considers the impact and rapid development of face recognition techniques on ...
19 Jun, 2015
  • We all want a quality health service – but what does this really mean? What does quality in healthcare really look like? Dr Deborah Swinglehurst has been exploring this idea for several years, ...
19 Jun, 2015
  • The Science on Stage Europe festival which brings some of the best science teachers from around the world together to demonstrate their teaching and share ideas is underway at ...
19 Jun, 2015
  • Academic has been recognised for his work putting LGBT issues on the legal research ...
19 Jun, 2015
  • Peacefulness in Europe has reached an historic high while the Middle East is spiraling into deepening violence according to figures outlined in the 2015 Global Peace Index, revealed at King's College ...
18 Jun, 2015
  • Political figures from different sides of the Sri Lankan conflict come together at SOAS to discuss their experiences of peace building: ‘Public Dialogue on Peace and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka’ ...
18 Jun, 2015
  • A round up of this week's ...
18 Jun, 2015
  • SOAS honours two distinguished figures from academia, sinologist Dr Frances Wood and Nobel Prize-winning author J M Coetzee, and Grammy award-winning musician Toumani Diabaté at 2015 Graduation ...
18 Jun, 2015
  • Funding for scholarships, travel grants for students and researchers, as well as a range of student enterprise activities and internships has been secured for at least another three years as SOAS, ...
18 Jun, 2015
  • King's was well represented again at this year's edition of the Pint of Science ...
18 Jun, 2015
  • The recent craze for human breast milk amongst certain fitness communities, fetishists and chronic disease sufferers is potentially dangerous – according to scientists from Queen Mary University of ...
18 Jun, 2015
  • It would be a mistake to abandon the current structure for funding higher education, which has increased funding for university teaching and saved public money, according to a new report written by ...
18 Jun, 2015
  • The final lecture in the Magna Carta series was delivered by former Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary and Justice Minister, The Rt Hon Jack Straw, last night (16 ...
18 Jun, 2015
  • The final lecture in the Magna Carta series was delivered by former Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary and Justice Minister, The Rt Hon Jack Straw, last night (16 ...
18 Jun, 2015
  • Ninety-five per cent of people undergoing a MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) offered by ...