News from UoL Colleges and Institutes

22 Jul, 2016
  • Dates of Summer School: 23 July – 2 August 2016 This Summer School, open to international but especially Indonesian students, will study aspects of premodern Javanese Art History, from the ...
4 May, 2016
  • Professor Kerry Brown, Director of the Lau China Institute at King's College London, today launched a report at Parliament advising on the UK's China ...
4 May, 2016
  • Tim Morgan has faced an extraordinary challenge this month in a cycle ride pitched as the 'hardest event in the Cycling Weekly Sportive Series' to raise funds for cancer research. His amazing efforts ...
4 May, 2016
  • Pioneering cancer researcher Professor Richard Marais is taking on a 112-mile cycle challenge to raise funds in memory of Professor Chris Marshall – an outstanding and inspirational scientist whose ...
4 May, 2016
  • A new international research network is employing pioneering research on Latin America to ensure that our understanding and teaching of history of knowledge is truly global. Supported by the ...
4 May, 2016
  • Henri Servaes recognised by European Corporate Governance Institute A London Business School professor of finance has been awarded a European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) prize for ...
3 May, 2016
  • Pankhuri Agarwal, MSc Development Studies student at SOAS University of London, has won the HART (Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust) Human Rights Award ...
3 May, 2016
  • The late Professor Paul Webley, Director and Principal of SOAS University of London from August 2006 to September 2015, has been awarded the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit by The Embassy of the ...
3 May, 2016
  • In the last couple of months the inspiring story about the Kenyan inmate Pete Ouko who got ...
3 May, 2016
  • UCL Business, the technology transfer company of UCL, and venture capital firm F-Prime Capital Partners have launched Orchard Therapeutics, a biotechnology company specialising in gene therapies for ...
3 May, 2016
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3 May, 2016
  • Most people understand that to live sustainably we need to change, but that can only happen when ...
3 May, 2016
  • Professor Adrian Hayday from the Division of Immunology, Infection & Inflammatory Disease in the Faculty, has been elected to the fellowship of the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of ...
3 May, 2016
  • Stiffening of the arteries usually related to aging can be detected in early adulthood using a method known as pulse wave velocity, according to a new study. Alongside a lack of physical activity, ...
3 May, 2016
  • Leading thinkers called for a mindset reset at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool CTRL ALT DEL your expectations and make room for new ideas said speakers at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2016. Thinkers from the ...
2 May, 2016
  • Dr Matthew L N Wilkinson, SOAS University of London Research Fellow in Islam in Education & Law and Director of Curriculum for Cohesion, has contributed to a pioneering Information Paper for ...
1 May, 2016
  • Men with aggressive prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment could potentially benefit from a new class of cancer drug designed to overcome drug resistance, a new study ...
29 Apr, 2016
  • As American Vice President Joe Biden called for greater research collaboration at the AACR cancer conference, we look at the major themes emerging from the ...
29 Apr, 2016
  • Science experiments designed by pupils from the Mission Discovery Programme held at King's College London in 2013 and 2014 have been launched into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ...
29 Apr, 2016
  • The School of Law will put the European Union on trial one week before the ...
29 Apr, 2016
  • Science experiments designed by pupils from the Mission Discovery Programme held at King's College London in 2013 and 2014 have been launched into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ...
29 Apr, 2016
  • Two world-leading scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, have been made Fellows of the Royal Society – one of the greatest honours in UK ...
29 Apr, 2016
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29 Apr, 2016
  • MP Justine Greening urges young voters to help keep Britain in the EU Generations of young Brits will have to live with the consequences for many years if voters opt to leave the EU in the upcoming ...
28 Apr, 2016
  • SOAS University of London has secured more than 300 additional bed spaces for students commencing their studies in 2016 and ...
28 Apr, 2016
  • A round-up of this week's ...
28 Apr, 2016
  • SOAS University of London scholars Alfredo Saad Filho, Professor of Political Economy and Stephen Hopgood, Professor in International Relations contributed to a major two-part BBC Radio 4 programme ...
28 Apr, 2016
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28 Apr, 2016
  • Fellowship opportunity opens for students on new Investigative Reporting ...
28 Apr, 2016
  • More than 50 free public events hosted in and around School of Arts, 43-47 Gordon ...
28 Apr, 2016
  • Professor Clare Isacke has been elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the advancement of cancer ...
28 Apr, 2016
  • The largest meta-analysis so far of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for recurrent depression has found that MBCT is an effective treatment option that can help prevent the recurrence of ...
28 Apr, 2016
  • Dr Suzanne O’Sullivan book praised for offering “new insights insights into the relationship between the body and the ...
28 Apr, 2016
  • Award recognises Department’s its commitment to tackling gender ...
28 Apr, 2016
  • The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is committed to creating a supportive work environment, providing good career support for both women and men, and to remove any unnecessary barriers to ...
28 Apr, 2016
  • AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business School explores how market liquidity dynamics impact investors and policymakers at its annual Perspectives event Leading investment and academic ...
27 Apr, 2016
  • The editors of HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory are delighted to launch our second international call for associate editors and invite scholars from around the world to join our prestigious ...
27 Apr, 2016
  • As in previous years, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, had an inspiring team of runners taking part in the prestigious London Marathon. This year, #teamICR comprised of 25 runners who are ...
27 Apr, 2016
  • UCL has agreed a £280 million loan with the European Investment Bank to develop its Bloomsbury and UCL East campuses, the largest sum ever lent by the bank to a ...
27 Apr, 2016
  • The start of a major construction project to deliver an international-level hospital and nursing college in Jiangsu Province, China, was marked at a ground breaking ceremony held in Nanjing on ...
27 Apr, 2016
  • Adjunct Professor of Marketing launches beta baboon Richard Hytner, Adjunct Professor of Marketing, London Business School and former deputy chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, has launched a new ...
26 Apr, 2016
  • A major new research programme supported by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) launches today [26 April], which will develop new ways of monitoring major depressive disorder, epilepsy, and ...
26 Apr, 2016
  • When a room full of PhD students from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, held a debate about science journalism, most initially agreed that journalists covering science stories should have a ...
26 Apr, 2016
  • Patterns of brain activity thought to show pain responses have been called into question after researchers from UCL and the University of Reading saw such patterns in rare patients born without a ...
25 Apr, 2016
  • The surface of Mars – including the location of Beagle-2 – has been shown in unprecedented detail by UCL scientists using a revolutionary image stacking and ...
25 Apr, 2016
  • Science experiments designed by pupils from the Mission Discovery Programme held at King's College London in 2013 and 2014 have been launched into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ...
25 Apr, 2016
  • An early blood test could help doctors identify which patients will benefit from treatment for advanced prostate cancer, according to a new ...
25 Apr, 2016
  • 2017 Guide highlights the flexibility of the nearly 80 undergraduate degrees offered by the ...
22 Apr, 2016
  • Elegant men dressed up in ‘white flannels’ and jazzy flappers to match from the roaring twenties, will be the order of the day at Senate House when the School of Advanced Study’s ...
22 Apr, 2016
  • A woman in her nineties and a man who has just earned his sixth degree are among some of those who have celebrated achieving a degree from Birkbeck this ...
22 Apr, 2016
  • Music education is still not easily accessible for all children due to a number of barriers including parental concerns about career prospects and time pressures on the curriculum, according to new ...
22 Apr, 2016
  • As our 25 runners prepare to take part in the London Marathon 2016 to fundraise for The Institute of Cancer Research, London, we look at eight more ways you can get involved and support our ...
22 Apr, 2016
  • The link between statins and muscle pains reported by people taking them will be analysed in a major new trial led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical ...
22 Apr, 2016
  • The link between statins and muscle pains reported by people taking them will be analysed in a major new trial led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical ...
22 Apr, 2016
  • Hélène Rey one of 37 foreign honorary members A London Business School professor has been elected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Hélène Rey, Lord Raj ...
22 Apr, 2016
  • Team awarded for idea to commercialise technology for electric motors A team of current MBA students from London Business School has won a £17,435 award at the 2016 MBA Impact Investing ...
22 Apr, 2016
  • The slowdown in the Chinese economy is not solely responsible for current unstable worldwide markets, says LBS’s Linda Yueh Investors and economists everywhere are worried about the interest ...
22 Apr, 2016
  • MBA unveils solar-powered weather station on International Earth Day A London Business School MBA student has today unveiled an innovative social impact venture helping to improve the livelihoods ...
21 Apr, 2016
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21 Apr, 2016
  • 'Three CeDEP MSc graduates have recently published papers from the research they undertook for their Masters degree dissertation; a great example of how their studies benefit both their career development and the wider community.'
21 Apr, 2016
  • A new paper in the journal npj Microgravity explores the options for astronauts who want to prevent menstrual bleeding during their space ...
21 Apr, 2016
  • New clinical data from immunotherapy trials involving researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research, London, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust were presented at the AACR conference in ...
21 Apr, 2016
  • Safer precision radiotherapies that will be able to cure more cancers with fewer side-effects will be available within five years under ambitious new plans for research and treatment at the UCL ...
21 Apr, 2016
  • Professor Paul Workman, Chief Executive of The Institute of Cancer Research, London, sets out what needs to happen for Big Data to deliver on its promise to revolutionise cancer ...
21 Apr, 2016
  • Weekend admission to a psychiatric hospital is not associated with a higher risk of death compared to weekday admission, according to new King's College London ...
21 Apr, 2016
  • UCL Professor Graeme Reid acted as specialist adviser for the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee's report on the influence of EU membership on UK science, published this ...
21 Apr, 2016
  • A trio of students present research on the decline of the listed company at the Houses of Parliament Taking a company public used to be the ultimate reward for an entrepreneur. Not anymore. In ...
20 Apr, 2016
  • Translations by SOAS alumni Ekin Oklap  and Deborah Smith have been shortlisted for this year's ...
20 Apr, 2016
  • Professor Trevor Marchand, Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology at SOAS University of London has consulted on a new exhibition showcasing work by ‘outsider’ artists and craftspeople ...
20 Apr, 2016
  • Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has sought to reassure researchers that the proposed restrictions preventing the use of government grants to ‘lobby’ government will not apply to ...
20 Apr, 2016
  • The school a girl attends can affect her chance of being diagnosed with an eating disorder, finds a new study co-authored by UCL researchers. The results are published in the International Journal of ...
20 Apr, 2016
  • Psychologists ask for reappraisal of current wisdom on the systems of our minds which give rise to errors in decision ...
20 Apr, 2016
  • An innovative mental health NGO co-founded by a leading academic at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to public health in India by ...
20 Apr, 2016
  • An innovative mental health NGO co-founded by a leading academic at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to public health in India by ...
19 Apr, 2016
  • Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam gives inaugural lecture at the University of Hamburg organized by SOAS alumni Jan ...
19 Apr, 2016
  • School of Business, Economics & Informatics holds prize giving ceremony on graduation ...
19 Apr, 2016
  • The immunotherapy drug nivolumab has become the first to show a survival benefit in head and neck cancer, after a major international trial found that it was more effective than standard ...
19 Apr, 2016
  • HRH The Duke of York visited UCL on Monday to see how the university is helping entrepreneurs with promising start-up companies achieve international ...
19 Apr, 2016
  • Cells from the most common form of breast cancer can reprogram their metabolism to help resist hormone treatments and become more aggressive, a new study ...
19 Apr, 2016
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19 Apr, 2016
  • Personal networks are crucial to living longer Investing in non-financial assets such as friends and family is crucial to the 100-year life, according to a London Business School economist. Andrew ...
19 Apr, 2016
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18 Apr, 2016
  • The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SEAMEO SPAFA) is pleased to announce the venue for the second Southeast Asian Archaeology ...
18 Apr, 2016
  • Memories formed in one part of the brain are replayed and transferred to a different area of the brain during rest, according to a new UCL study in ...
18 Apr, 2016
  • The media isn't exactly awash with left-wing propaganda. But trade union and socialist organisations have produced masses of their own literature – from propaganda to scholarly analysis ...
17 Apr, 2016
  • SOAS University of London announces the inauguration of the SOAS World Languages Institute, an expert resource to support world-leading language-based research, language learning and teaching, and ...
17 Apr, 2016
  • Two SOAS students have won top prizes in the UK final of an acclaimed Chinese language proficiency contest. Some 40 contestants from 20 universities took part in the competition held at the Royal ...
15 Apr, 2016
  • Collaborative research study may hold the key to one of the largest historical eruptions on ...
15 Apr, 2016
  • As some of The Institute of Cancer Research's leading scientists head to the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2016 in the US, we look forward to some of the exciting ...
15 Apr, 2016
  • A report into London’s new knowledge economy highlights plans for The London Cancer Hub – which aims to be one of the world’s top life-science campuses specialising in cancer – as a prime ...
15 Apr, 2016
  • A team of 25 runners will be representing The Institute of Cancer Research, London, in the 2016 London Marathon. Their inspiring efforts will help support our world-leading cancer ...