News from UoL Colleges and Institutes

5 Feb, 2016
  • Culture is a victim of war says Director General of ...
5 Feb, 2016
  • Education Secretary Nicky Morgan awards prestigious prize at ...
5 Feb, 2016
  • There is concern that older patients are missing out on the chance to join innovative clinical trials. Steve Robinson finds new research could at last signal a shift in ...
5 Feb, 2016
  • For America, the US central bank’s move to raise interest rates by 0.25% in December 2015 is seen as a key step towards economic recovery. But the decision is already hitting stability in other ...
4 Feb, 2016
  • A round up of this week's ...
4 Feb, 2016
  • Big data has the potential to transform the drug discovery landscape: Dr Eva Sharpe explains ...
4 Feb, 2016
  • Homeless people benefit from resettlement programmes with many rebuilding their lives once they have their own accommodation, but individuals still need long term support, according to NIHR ...
4 Feb, 2016
  • Professor Paul Workman introduces his special three-part essay, inspired by the memoir The Death of Cancer, and reflecting on five decades of progress in cancer research and ...
4 Feb, 2016
  • In a special, three-part essay to mark World Cancer Day, ICR Chief Executive Professor Paul Workman reflects on five decades of advances in cancer treatment – inspired by The Death of Cancer, an ...
4 Feb, 2016
  • Researchers from UCL, the National Physical Laboratory and the Royal Free Hospital have differentiated between patients with a rare bleeding disorder and healthy volunteers using super-resolution ...
4 Feb, 2016
  • On World Cancer Day, we wanted to recognise our many global collaborators who work with us to make the discoveries that defeat ...
3 Feb, 2016
  • A new global hub for cancer research and treatment is to be established in London with the aim of accelerating the discovery of new ...
3 Feb, 2016
  • Research theme explored through a month-long series of free public ...
3 Feb, 2016
  • King's College London, Arizona State University, and UNSW Australia have come together to form the PLuS Alliance, a new partnership to help find research-led solutions to global challenges and expand ...
3 Feb, 2016
  • Institute for Criminal Policy Research team express “great concern” over high global prison ...
3 Feb, 2016
  • London Business School has unveiled its new Leadership Institute for the advancement of both the study and practice of leadership Directed by Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Randall S. ...
2 Feb, 2016
  • King's College London last night cemented its new partnership with Pearson, the world's leading education company, at a policy seminar examining the impact of distance education on the global higher ...
2 Feb, 2016
  • The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has sold a portion of its royalty entitlement for the prostate cancer drug abiraterone for an undisclosed ...
2 Feb, 2016
  • King's receives Race Equality Bronze ...
2 Feb, 2016
  • Over 15 plaques commemorating a diverse range of distinguished people can be found across ...
1 Feb, 2016
  • In mid-January, King's College London submitted its institutional response to the Government's consultation on the Higher Education Green Paper, Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social ...
1 Feb, 2016
  • Combining a chemotherapy drug with first-line hormone therapy could help men diagnosed with prostate cancer live longer, according to ...
1 Feb, 2016
  • Freek Vermeulen named on Thinkers50 Radar list A London Business School expert has been named as one of the next top global management thinkers by the Thinkers50 Radar list. Freek Vermeulen, ...
29 Jan, 2016
  • Department stores have earned their ‘cathedrals of modernity’ label according to a newly published book, Tales of Commerce and Imagination – Department Stores and Modernity in Film ...
29 Jan, 2016
  • President of Birkbeck, Baroness Bakewell, has called on the Government to address the fall in part-time and mature learners at a debate in the House of Lords on the subject of Adult Education and ...
29 Jan, 2016
  • Eleven students from King's College London Mathematics School to apply to university, have received offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge to read subjects including Maths, Engineering, Computer ...
29 Jan, 2016
  • An ICR researcher discusses the current limits of attempting to predict cancer’s next move, and how lessons from Darwin can help us find the best course of action to treat ...
29 Jan, 2016
  • HIV drug resistance to tenofovir, an antiretroviral drug vital to most modern HIV treatment and prevention strategies, is surprisingly and worryingly common according to a large study led by UCL and ...
29 Jan, 2016
  • Research at King's College London has revealed subtle brain differences in adult males with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which may go some way towards explaining why symptoms persist into ...
29 Jan, 2016
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29 Jan, 2016
  • LBS economist says the real trigger has yet to be pulled The UK stock market has fallen into a bear market, but it doesn’t spell recession yet, a London Business School economist has ...
29 Jan, 2016
  • Dr Moore joins the Banking Standards Board’s Assessment Steering Committee A London Business School behavioural expert has been engaged as Academic Advisor to the Banking Standards Board as ...
29 Jan, 2016
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28 Jan, 2016
  • US President Barack Obama recently threw down the gauntlet of curing cancer ‘once and for all’. Professor Mel Greaves discusses whether, and how, this formidable challenge can be ...
28 Jan, 2016
  • Research led by UCL, Yale and University of California, San Francisco has shown that the hormone estrogen alleviates the sleep disruption experienced by zebrafish genetically designed to ...
28 Jan, 2016
  • Professor Ed Byrne, revived King's College London's near century old Commemoration Oration address on 27th January to deliver his Inaugural Lecture as President & Principal of King's College ...
28 Jan, 2016
  • Women who take antidepressants during pregnancy do not appear to be at greater risk of giving birth to children with congenital heart defects compared to women who are not exposed to the drugs, ...
27 Jan, 2016
  • A round up of this week's ...
27 Jan, 2016
  • The February-March Edition of The Middle East in London Hits Newsstands, the bi-monthly magazine of the London Middle East Institute, which focuses on Persian Music is now ...
27 Jan, 2016
  • Scientists have identified a change in the DNA of patients with myeloma that increases their risk of developing bone disease, a common and serious complication of this ...
27 Jan, 2016
  • People bereaved by the sudden death of a friend or family member are 65% more likely to attempt suicide if the deceased died by suicide than if they died by natural causes. This brings the absolute ...
27 Jan, 2016
  • MP and shadow minister, Sir Keir Starmer, Holocaust survivor Mala Tribich MBE and Jewish Chaplain for London Universities, Rabbi Gavin Broder will attend a small commemorative ceremony at the UCL ...
27 Jan, 2016
  • Could the Smartphone’s double digit growth be coming to an end? Apple may the world’s most valuable company but it faces a challenging future, a London Business School economist has ...
27 Jan, 2016
  • The ESRC/HEFCE Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) will be launching on Tuesday 2- Wednesday 3 February 2016 in ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • A SOAS alumnus, Dr Thomas S Gale, has donated $20,000 to the School to provide four scholarships for undergraduate students to attend a SOAS Summer School course in ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • SOAS Honorary Fellow Michael Palin CBE has donated a major gift worth £70,000 to the SOAS South Asia Institute (SSAI) in order to fund a full two-year scholarship for a student enrolling on the ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • Professor Yanis Varoufakis, the former Greek Finance Minister who earned notoriety when negotiating with the International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank to prevent his country becoming ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • What you Will: King's Shakespeare Festival, a year-long celebration at King's College London of the life and work of William Shakespeare, kicks off with a special weekend of free events in ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • “UCL Estates is actively seeking dialogue with the Cut the Rent campaign so that we can discuss the issues and set out how the finances of UCL accommodation ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • Professor Nazneen Rahman spoke about implementing genomic medicine at London’s first Festival of Genomics last week. Dr Eva Sharpe picks out some of the highlights from the ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • What is it Zika virus, how does it spread and who is at ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) launched its Centre for Post-14 Education and Work today, at an event attended by Neil Carmichael MP, Chair of the Education Select ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • What is it Zika virus, how does it spread and who is at ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • UCL Institute of Education, as part of the TES Global team, has won the Bett Award 2016 for web-based whole school aids in the ICT Tools for Learning, Teaching and Assessment ...
26 Jan, 2016
  • Wednesday 27 January marks Holocaust Memorial Day and the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death ...
25 Jan, 2016
  • The Keep Calm and Carry On poster was designed by an unknown artist right here in Senate house ...
25 Jan, 2016
  • Students shared their views on new loans and government ...
25 Jan, 2016
  • Henry French blogs on an unusual cancer – and a new theory that could explain why it spontaneously cures without ...
25 Jan, 2016
  • An epilepsy drug could lead to a new treatment that protects nerve damage in MS patients, according to research published in the Lancet ...
25 Jan, 2016
  • Demand for quality, affordable accommodation close to where students study is currently ...
25 Jan, 2016
  • Pharma boss Martin Shkreli was vilified in 2015 for hiking the price of drugs for cancer and Aids sufferers by 5,000%. But according to research by LBS behavioural expert Lisa Shu, he may completely ...
25 Jan, 2016
  • LBS placed in the top three for the third consecutive year London Business School’s MBA is yet again recognised as one of the best in the world as today it holds its top three position in the ...
22 Jan, 2016
  • Seventeen officials from football player associations from 15 countries complete Birkbeck co-designed ...
22 Jan, 2016
  • Scientists from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, gave two talks at this exciting conference that ran from 19-21 January 2016. See some of the reaction to the ...
22 Jan, 2016
  • Talks are underway on issues affecting access to cancer medicines in the UK, and the Institute of Cancer Research is at the discussion ...
22 Jan, 2016
  • The current refugee crisis often portrays forced migrants as presenting a problem to the countries they flee to. However, recent research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) argues that an ...
21 Jan, 2016
  • Applications to scholarship for budding writer from disadvantaged background close on 15th ...
20 Jan, 2016
  • SOAS University of London has partnered with one of the world’s greatest research libraries, the British Library, for its centenary ...
20 Jan, 2016
  • We run teacher training courses for prospective Arabic and Chinese teachers. Come and join their fun, interactive, communicative classes and learn the basics of Arabic and Chinese for ...
20 Jan, 2016
  • The study of Persian Art and Literature at SOAS has been bolstered by a $50,000 Deed of Gift agreement between the School and the Persian Heritage ...
20 Jan, 2016
  • Statement regarding the 'Security of Israel' ...
20 Jan, 2016
  • The Institute of Historical Research (IHR), part of the University of London's School of Advanced Study, has received support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its 'Layers of London: ...
19 Jan, 2016
  • Birkbeck has welcomed Fulbright Scholar Kevin J. Dougherty, Associate professor of Education Policy at Teacher’s college, Columbia University, to study at the college in ...
19 Jan, 2016
  • King's College London has announced that it has recently entered into an exclusive license agreement with Pfizer Inc. for the development of a series of adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy ...
19 Jan, 2016
  • Maternal and child deaths have halved while stillbirth remains a neglected global ...
19 Jan, 2016
  • Maternal and child deaths have halved while stillbirth remains a neglected global ...
19 Jan, 2016
  • 93% offered employment within three months of graduation Ninety-three per cent of the 2015 MBA graduates from London Business School accepted job offers within three months of graduation and 27 ...
19 Jan, 2016
  • Today UCL celebrated the start of its 2016 Reading Recovery Read Aloud (Read Aloud) campaign, which is being led by the International Literacy Centre (ILC) based at the UCL Institute of Education ...
18 Jan, 2016
  • A round up of this week's ...
18 Jan, 2016
  • Cancers evolve over time in patterns governed by the same natural laws that drive physical and chemical processes as diverse as the flow of rivers or the brightness of stars, according to new ...
18 Jan, 2016
  • Professor Nandita deSouza discusses the value of imaging in predicting the evolution of cancer in the body - and what the latest developments in this field could mean for the future of ...
18 Jan, 2016
  • The first-ever substantive summary of research into take-home naloxone - a single injection that can be given by friends and family to revive someone suspected of heroin overdose - has been published ...
18 Jan, 2016
  • Wnt7a protein found to be key "rallying call" secreted by aggressive tumours to help recruit non-cancerous fibroblasts and enable ...
18 Jan, 2016
  • Donors and supporters of The Institute of Cancer Research, London, contributed £12.3 million in charitable donations in ...
18 Jan, 2016
  • It is with great sadness that we learned that Professor Glyn Humphreys, Fellow of Birkbeck, died suddenly on 14th January ...
18 Jan, 2016
  • A new app called QUiPP could help doctors to better identify women at risk of giving birth prematurely. The app, developed at King's College London, was tested in two studies of high-risk women being ...
18 Jan, 2016
  • The Teach First Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programme in London, in which the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is a key partner, has been rated by Ofsted as 'outstanding' in every ...
17 Jan, 2016
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15 Jan, 2016
  • A new King's College London study examines suicide deaths within and outside the period surrounding childbirth, specifically in women who had been in recent contact with mental health ...