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 ...
20 Jan, 2017
  • City academics consider the age of automation.City academics consider the age of ...
20 Jan, 2017
  • The reams of data now being generated by genome sequencing provide challenges and opportunities in our hunt for better ways to understand and treat cancer, as ICR bioinformatician Dr Philip Law ...
19 Jan, 2017
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19 Jan, 2017
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19 Jan, 2017
  • Eur Ing Dr Phebe Mann, studying on the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) has had her portrait hung outside the College’s science labs to inspire female students.Eur Ing Dr Phebe Mann, ...
19 Jan, 2017
  • Professor David Collins, Professor of International Economic Law in the City Law School, explains the complexities involved in Britain’s future trade relationship with the United States in a Donald ...
19 Jan, 2017
  • It is with deep sadness that the university pays tribute to Mark Fisher, who died last ...
19 Jan, 2017
  • Dr John Stanton, a Senior Lecturer in the City Law School, explores incoming President Donald Trump's immediate legislative and judicial challenges.Dr John Stanton, a Senior Lecturer in the City Law ...
19 Jan, 2017
  • By Professor Keith Pilbeam, Department of EconomicsBy Professor Keith Pilbeam, Department of ...
19 Jan, 2017
  • Musician and writer Tracey Thorn will join award-winning novelists Kevin Barry, A.L Kennedy and Naomi Wood to judge this year’s Goldsmiths Prize - the £10,000 award created by Goldsmiths, ...
19 Jan, 2017
  • No one size fits all: flexible, global and London based    There is no typical MBA student, and no ‘one-size-fits-all’ MBA. That is why London Business School is launching a new MBA programme ...
19 Jan, 2017
  • A global coalition to create new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases, designed to help give the world an insurance policy against epidemics has launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, ...
19 Jan, 2017
  • A global coalition to create new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases, designed to help give the world an insurance policy against epidemics has launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, ...
18 Jan, 2017
  • SOAS University of London has been awarded a ‘First Class’ award in the recent Green League by People and Planet, now ranking the School at 25 out of 150 ...
18 Jan, 2017
  • Baroness Valerie Amos CH addressed the Global Education Summit at Presidency University, Kolkata, as part of SOAS University of London’s centenary celebrations in ...
18 Jan, 2017
  • SOAS University of London celebrated the work of some of the most talented young journalists by sponsoring the Gaby Rado Award for Best New Journalist at the Amnesty Media Awards ...
18 Jan, 2017
  • Professor of Aeronautical Engineering, Professor Chris Atkin, will lead the regulatory body for the UK engineering profession.Professor of Aeronautical Engineering, Professor Chris Atkin, will lead ...
18 Jan, 2017
  • Paper found that one in five of us may 'hear' flashes of lightPaper found that one in five of us may 'hear' flashes of ...
18 Jan, 2017
  • When hospitalised, people can become acutely confused and disorientated. This condition, known as delirium, affects a quarter of older patients and new research by UCL and University of Cambridge ...
18 Jan, 2017
  • Professor Evelyn Ruppert, Director of Research for the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London will address the some of the world's most influential economic and public policy ...
18 Jan, 2017
  • These achievements come at a time of construction and redevelopment for the University of ...
18 Jan, 2017
  • A Cass MSc student has scooped the prestigious 2016 SCOR UK Actuarial Prize for the best academic paper in the field of actuarial science.A Cass MSc student has scooped the prestigious 2016 SCOR UK ...
18 Jan, 2017
  • King's College London and King's College London Students' Union (KCLSU) are committed to improving the student experience at King's and this is our joint core ...
17 Jan, 2017
  • Three alumni from SOAS University of London have been profiled in Forbes’s prestigious 30 under 30 Europe ...
17 Jan, 2017
  • The Indiana Pacers and Denver Nuggetsprepared for NBA Global Games London 2017 at CitySportThe Indiana Pacers and Denver Nuggetsprepared for NBA Global Games London 2017 at ...
17 Jan, 2017
  • A new study from King's College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has shown for the first time that cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) strengthens specific connections in the ...
17 Jan, 2017
  • World Economic Forum 2017: Responsive and responsible leadership   As the World Economic Forum 2017 gets underway in Davos, London Business School faculty join nearly 3,000 politicians, ...
16 Jan, 2017
  • OCULUS consortium aims to reform optometry curricula and introduce evidence-based practiceOCULUS consortium aims to reform optometry curricula and introduce evidence-based ...
16 Jan, 2017
  • Reults will help understanding of how we read people’s ...
16 Jan, 2017
  • The School’s Professors Vikram Patel and Francesco Checchi have been honoured by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of exceptional service to their areas of ...
16 Jan, 2017
  • The School’s Professors Vikram Patel and Francesco Checchi have been honoured by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of exceptional service to their areas of ...
16 Jan, 2017
  • NSCI Annual Review reports extraordinary long-term returns   The Numis Smaller Companies Index (NSCI), which measures the performance of smaller quoted UK companies, ended the year at an ...
13 Jan, 2017
  • Dr Holger Hestermeyer, from The Dickson Poon School of Law at King's College London, has been appointed as Specialist Advisor to the House of Lords EU External Affairs Sub-Committee. The ...
13 Jan, 2017
  • Abdul Bhanji (Deputy Chair of the Board of Trustees), alumni Robert Michael Gilbert ...
13 Jan, 2017
  • Professor David Collins, Professor of International Economic Law in the City Law School, assesses the US President-elect’s trade negotiation proposals.Professor David Collins, Professor of ...
13 Jan, 2017
  • The New Year has seen a renewed buzz in the Businessworld@Birkbeck project team as we move into payroll parallel running ahead of the April go-live ...
13 Jan, 2017
  • The New Year has seen a renewed buzz in the Businessworld@Birkbeck project team as we move into payroll parallel running ahead of the April go-live ...
13 Jan, 2017
  • City, University of London, is exploring fresh approaches to creating learning experiences for aviation undergraduates through recent live-links between London and Auckland, combining web ...
13 Jan, 2017
  • REACH aims to improve access to, and enhance the value and experience of antenatal careREACH aims to improve access to, and enhance the value and experience of antenatal ...
13 Jan, 2017
  • Pregnant women over 35 years old are more likely to have complications at birth due to delayed and longer labour stages, according to new research from King's College ...
13 Jan, 2017
  • Scientists have discovered a powerful new chemical inhibitor that blocks a crucial system used by cancer cells to cope with ...
13 Jan, 2017
  • Students pledge to support female workers after graduation   London Business School students are pledging to support female executives in their careers through a recently launched ...
12 Jan, 2017
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12 Jan, 2017
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12 Jan, 2017
  • The President of Birkbeck, Baroness Bakewell, has called on the Government to give part-time study a ‘much stronger role’ in its thinking about higher ...
12 Jan, 2017
  • Sarah McCrory has been appointed Director of the new contemporary art gallery at Goldsmiths, University of ...
12 Jan, 2017
  • The head of the research centre on extremism based at King's College London, Professor Peter Neumann, has been appointed Special Representative on Countering Violent Radicalisation to the Office of ...
12 Jan, 2017
  • Birkbeck, University of London has hosted the UK representatives of three nations – Austria, Singapore and Australia – to open up discussion around personal learning ...
12 Jan, 2017
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12 Jan, 2017
  • The global map of alien bird species has been produced for the first time by a UCL-led team of researchers. It shows that human activities are the main determinants of how many alien bird species ...
12 Jan, 2017
  • New book by Prof Julian Swann examines the politics of disgrace in Bourbon ...
12 Jan, 2017
  • LBS graduates are honoured for services to business, politics, heritage, equality and charity   Six London Business School alumni have been recognised in the Queen’s 2017 New Year ...
11 Jan, 2017
  • Dr Bogdan Stefański and organisers of the "New Developments in AdS3/CFT2 Holography" workshop have received €64k from the Associazione di Fondazioni e di Casse di Risparmio Spa (ACRI), to permit ...
11 Jan, 2017
  • Dr Carolina Matos explores the role of media in her book Globalization, Gender Politics and the MediaDr Carolina Matos explores the role of media in her book Globalization, Gender Politics ...
11 Jan, 2017
  • People with early schizophrenia are at an increased risk of developing diabetes, even when the effects of antipsychotic drugs, diet and exercise are taken out of the equation, according to an ...
11 Jan, 2017
  • New research from Cass Business School has revealed insights about President-Elect Trump’s potential leadership style, based on his physiological traits.New research from Cass Business School ...
11 Jan, 2017
  • The main changes in our brains as we get older are in the brain cells with a supporting role, called glial cells, British scientists have ...
11 Jan, 2017
  • The team behind last year’s award-winning murder mystery night at Goldsmiths, University of London bring a dramatic new twist on psychology research to the city this February with The Accused: The ...
11 Jan, 2017
  • At the age of just six months, a baby’s senses are developed enough for them to tell whether or not touches and sights are coming from the same place, a study from Goldsmiths, University of London ...
11 Jan, 2017
  • An expanded partnership between Goldsmiths, University of London and the boroughs of Greenwich, Southwark and Lewisham will give people the chance to launch a career in social work, improving the ...
11 Jan, 2017
  • Professor Julienne Meyer CBE and the Rt Hon Professor Paul Burstow have joined 73 other organisations and leading voices in the sector in an open letter to the Prime MinisterProfessor Julienne Meyer ...
11 Jan, 2017
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11 Jan, 2017
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11 Jan, 2017
  • Extension of child vaccination programme estimated to protect elderly just as well through ‘herd ...
11 Jan, 2017
  • Extension of child vaccination programme estimated to protect elderly just as well through ‘herd ...
10 Jan, 2017
  • Two Goldsmiths, University of London alumni have been shortlisted for the EE British Academy Film Awards 2017. BAFTA nominations were announced on 10 January 2017 by Dominic Cooper and Sophie Turner ...
10 Jan, 2017
  • Scientists have expressed concerns about developing drugs against two molecular targets that had been considered highly promising, after finding that specifically blocking their function adversely ...
10 Jan, 2017
  • A new model to predict when people are most likely to try different products has been developed by scientists at UCL and dunnhumby, a customer science ...
10 Jan, 2017
  • Flies with a history of eating a high sugar diet live shorter lives, even after their diet improves. This is because the unhealthy diet drives long-term reprogramming of gene expression, according to ...
10 Jan, 2017
  • What role does art have in communicating the essence of cancer research? We invited local artist Tia Arberry to the ICR's labs to create a piece of art inspired by our work: the result was an ...
10 Jan, 2017
  • Jeremy Evans' company Explaain has received funding through the Google Digital News InitiativeJeremy Evans' company Explaain has received funding through the Google Digital News ...
9 Jan, 2017
  • The artist, social activist and UNESCO Special Envoy Forest Whitaker spoke at SOAS University of London as part of SOAS’s Centenary Lecture Series this ...
9 Jan, 2017
  • Dr Ulrich Pagel, Reader in the Languages and Religions of Tibet and Central Asia (Department of Religions and Philosophies), has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grant of ...
9 Jan, 2017
  • SOAS University of London is piloting a new extracurricular language learning programme which employs refugees to help deliver language education to university ...
9 Jan, 2017
  • Composer-Pianist-Activist Lola Perrin and Political Economist and Environmentalist Andrew Simms will be performing a piano and spoken word project on climate change at SOAS University of London this ...
9 Jan, 2017
  • A new project has been launched to develop an increased understanding of how sound affects babies in the womb, and create a new generation of incubators that accurately mimic the uterine sound ...
9 Jan, 2017
  • Dr Julie Wheelwright will explore Mata Hari’s life in a National Army Museum lectureDr Julie Wheelwright will explore Mata Hari’s life in a National Army Museum ...
9 Jan, 2017
  • ​​A new Global MBA, developed around an extensive range of specialisms in Law, ...
9 Jan, 2017
  • A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug has been discovered by a team of researchers at King's College ...
8 Jan, 2017
  • There is a London Underground strike today, ending tonight at 6pm. Some staff and students will be ...
6 Jan, 2017
  • On 7 January 2017, Ulrich Volz spoke on the role of large emerging economies in taking the lead in advancing the green ...
6 Jan, 2017
  • Transport for London are issuing the following advice about the planned Tube strike on ...
6 Jan, 2017
  • Goldsmiths, University of London has been named one of the UK’s greenest universities by an international study into sustainable ...
6 Jan, 2017
  • Congratulations to the members of the UCL community who have been recognised in the 2017 New Year Honours ...
6 Jan, 2017
  • Harvard Law Review article focuses on criminal justice ...
6 Jan, 2017
  • Data from King's College London's Environmental Research Group has shown Brixton Road has become the first place in London to breach objectives for nitrogen dioxide for ...
6 Jan, 2017
  • The University of London, in partnership with University Partnership Programmes (UPP), has ...
6 Jan, 2017
  • Why ‘investing’ in a digital currency should be avoided, according to London Business School’s David Pitt-Watson    AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to ...
6 Jan, 2017
  • Loxley England co-founder Tess Andrews selected for prestigious Boden and British Fashion Council award AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to LinkedInShare to ...
6 Jan, 2017
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5 Jan, 2017
  • SOAS University of London has created a new five-year scheme to help improve access to higher education for people displaced from their home country who do not have access to Student ...