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 ...
29 May, 2016
  • An international research project, in which Professors Christine Oughton, Laurence Harris and Reinhard Bachmann of SOAS University of London’s School of Finance and Management, are ...
27 May, 2016
  • King's experts comment on various topics relating to the upcoming EU ...
27 May, 2016
  • Testing cancers for ‘addiction’ to a gene that boosts cell growth can pick out patients who may respond to a targeted drug under development, a major new study ...
26 May, 2016
  • A round-up of this week's ...
26 May, 2016
  • Dr. Fiona Adamson hosted a Workshop on Diaspora Politics and Transitional Justice: Sri Lanka in Comparative ...
26 May, 2016
  • At the Science of Team Science conference in Phoenix, Arizona, US, two presentations from the ICR highlighted best practice in drawing on a diverse pool of academic minds to boost cancer ...
26 May, 2016
  • Unemployment and reduced public-sector health spending following the 2008 global economic crisis were associated with increased cancer mortality, according to a new study led by academics at King's ...
26 May, 2016
  • The Duke of Wellington, Chairman of Council, and Professor Edward Byrne AC, President and Principal of King's, wrote this letter in a personal capacity to the Editor of the Daily Telegraph. The Daily ...
25 May, 2016
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25 May, 2016
  • Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Scholarship (Fees and Stipend) for Doctoral Study at ...
25 May, 2016
  • For a number of years UCL has run a rent-guarantor scheme in which the university offers to stand as guarantor to students who move into private accommodation, effectively guaranteeing payment of ...
25 May, 2016
  • A protein linked to prostate cancer could predict which men are likely to develop resistance to current treatments and die earlier, a new study ...
25 May, 2016
  • Professors Ian Christie and Isobel Armstrong to lead events at British Academy summer ...
25 May, 2016
  • NASA Astronaut Tim Kopra addresses LBS community from space Tim Kopra, NASA astronaut and London Business School Executive MBA-Global alumnus, addressed students, staff, faculty and fellow alumni ...
24 May, 2016
  • In a joint statement endorsed by 45 international organizations published in the journal Diabetes Care, diabetes clinicians and researchers are calling for metabolic surgery to be recommended or ...
24 May, 2016
  • Taking samples of prostate cells from all men with a family history of prostate cancer could help to identify a significant number of new cases of the disease, according to new ...
23 May, 2016
  • The discovery of early changes in the cells of the Fallopian tubes of women carrying the BRCA genetic mutation could open the way for new preventative strategies for ovarian cancer, reducing the need ...
23 May, 2016
  • Rates of teenage pregnancy in England have halved since the implementation of the Government’s Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) in 1999, and the greatest effect is seen in areas of high deprivation ...
23 May, 2016
  • We need to make gene testing for cancer part of routine care, says Professor Nazneen Rahman, Head of the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology at the ICR and Head of the Cancer Genetics Clinical Unit ...
23 May, 2016
  • 44 economists from the UCL Department of Economics, ranked first in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, have added their voices to a warning that the economic costs of Brexit would be ...
23 May, 2016
  • London Business School custom programmes ranked fifth in the world London Business School takes a top ten spot (6) in the combined Financial Times Executive Education ranking 2016, with its custom ...
22 May, 2016
  • The first edition of the SAAAP Newsletter can be viewed ...
20 May, 2016
  • The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and Imperial College London have agreed plans to develop a strategic partnership through the creation of a virtual Cancer Research Centre of Excellence ...
20 May, 2016
  • The ICR recently attended the annual Imperial Science Festival to explain to the public how Darwinian evolution can be applied to cancer research and ...
20 May, 2016
  • Experts outline the key questions on epidemic preparedness for prospective ...
20 May, 2016
  • More favourable financial terms can bring investors back to the pharmaceutical industry, finance professor claims Uncertainty around how long it will take to find a cure for different forms of ...
20 May, 2016
  • A vast mental health treatment gap in China and India must be addressed, according to new research published in The Lancet and The Lancet ...
20 May, 2016
  • Dr Ioannou awarded Emerging Sustainability Scholar Award A London Business School strategy expert has been selected as the co-winner of the ARCS 2016 Emerging Sustainability Scholar Award. Ioannis ...
20 May, 2016
  • A vast mental health treatment gap in China and India must be addressed, according to new research published in The Lancet and The Lancet ...
20 May, 2016
  • Experts outline the key questions on epidemic preparedness for prospective ...
19 May, 2016
  • A round up of this week's ...
19 May, 2016
  • Mekong Economics Ltd. operates a Young Professionals scheme, recruiting 4-5 young international graduates a year. The YPs work on modest incomes for work experience. They quickly experience the steep ...
19 May, 2016
  • An open evening celebrated 10 years of the Drug Development Unit by bringing together patients, relatives, healthcare professionals and ...
19 May, 2016
  • Stephen Morrison-Burke announced as inaugural Kit de Waal ...
18 May, 2016
  • Dr Laura Hammond, Head of Development Studies at SOAS University of London has been awarded a €4million contract with the European Commission to direct a Research and Evidence Facility in ...
18 May, 2016
  • Film produced in partnership with the three-year RCUK-funded Muslims, Trust and Cultural Dialogue University of East London and SOAS research ...
18 May, 2016
  • Heston Blumenthal, Jo Malone MBE, Joe Wicks ('The Body Coach') and EatAbout Co-founders, Philip Källberg and Felix Bråberg, inspired an audience of budding entrepreneurs last night, at a panel ...
18 May, 2016
  • Genes that drive the shape of human noses have been identified by a UCL-led ...
18 May, 2016
  • High levels of water hardness in the home may be linked to the development of eczema early in life, according to a new study led by King's College ...
17 May, 2016
  • Deborah Smith, Research Associate in the Korean Department at SOAS University of London, has won the Man Booker International Prize for her translation of Han Kang’s The ...
17 May, 2016
  • The School of Advanced Study (SAS), has announced the arrival of three visiting scholars – two language experts and a historian – who hold prestigious invitation-only ST Lee Visiting ...
17 May, 2016
  • Historian and award-winning winning author Andrew O' Shaughnessy has been appointed as the first Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Visiting Professor at King's College London to contribute to the ...
17 May, 2016
  • Researchers at King's College London have found no significant link between eating the evening meal after 8pm and excess weight in children, according to a paper published this month in the British ...
17 May, 2016
  • Testing the activity of as few as six key genes is helping to identify women with particularly aggressive breast ...
17 May, 2016
  • Injecting mice with a UCL-discovered bacterium can reduce stress and inflammation, preventing them from developing PTSD-like conditions, finds a new international study led by the University of ...
17 May, 2016
  • New report examines HIV interventions in four countries where homosexuality remains ...
17 May, 2016
  • New report examines HIV interventions in four countries where homosexuality remains ...
16 May, 2016
  • As part of its centenary celebrations, SOAS University of London will be welcoming the acclaimed performance storyteller Ben Haggarty to perform the ancient Epic of Gilgamesh, with musical ...
16 May, 2016
  • The Government has today published the Higher Education and Research White Paper, Higher education: success as a knowledge economy, setting out potential reforms to the higher education sector over ...
16 May, 2016
  • Approximately two children in each Year 1 class will experience a clinically significant language disorder that impacts learning, according to a UCL-led study on language impairment at school entry ...
16 May, 2016
  • Professor David Feldman, Professor of History at Birkbeck, has been appointed Vice-Chair of an independent inquiry into antisemitism and racism in the Labour ...
16 May, 2016
  • Report finds fragmented shareholders and short termism hold us back A London Business School professor of finance has co-authored a major report published today, which reveals that fragmented ...
16 May, 2016
  • Mosquitoes infected with the bacterium Wolbachia are significantly less able to transmit the Zika virus, according to new research published in Cell Host & ...
16 May, 2016
  • Statement from the Council of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical ...
16 May, 2016
  • Statement from the Council of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical ...
16 May, 2016
  • Mosquitoes infected with the bacterium Wolbachia are significantly less able to transmit the Zika virus, according to new research published in Cell Host & ...
15 May, 2016
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15 May, 2016
  • Professor Almut Hintze FBA, Zartoshty Brothers Professor of Zoroastrianism at SOAS University of London, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Investigator Grant of just under ...
15 May, 2016
  • As part of its centenary celebrations, SOAS University of London will be screening a series of recent acclaimed films from Africa, Asia and the Middle East which challenge gender ...
15 May, 2016
  • SOAS University of London student Aya Chebbi, Mo Ibrahim Scholar and MSc African Studies student, has been named as one of 100 most influential young Arabs in the world by Arabian ...
15 May, 2016
  • The Centre for Media Studies, SOAS University of London, supported by the London Middle East Institute, hosted the successful one-day international conference, ‘Communication and Conflict: Iraq ...
13 May, 2016
  • ‘Dream, DISCOVER, Do’ event saw student pitch solutions to issues currently facing ...
13 May, 2016
  • The human body has remarkable abilities to repair itself after illness and damage, but these same mechanisms could help cancer bounce back from treatments designed to kill cancer cells. Researchers ...
13 May, 2016
  • 'Dagu' project will evaluate efforts to increase the uptake of community care, while strengthening capacity of four Ethiopian universities.
13 May, 2016
  • 'Dagu' project will evaluate efforts to increase the uptake of community care, while strengthening capacity of four Ethiopian universities.
13 May, 2016
  • Brexit would breed market volatility and could spark a euro currency crisis, say economists Leave the EU, in the face of high costs to the economy or play it safe by voting to remain: that is the ...
12 May, 2016
  • A new study from King's College London offers clues as to why chronic pain can persist, even when the injury that caused it has gone. Although still in its infancy, this research could explain how ...
12 May, 2016
  • Lower social cohesion among neighbors and higher crime rates contribute to higher rates of psychotic symptoms among urban children, a new study from researchers at Duke University and King's College ...
12 May, 2016
  • Policies that only address weekend quality of care represent a major oversimplification of the problem, according to two new studies published in The ...
12 May, 2016
  • Policies that only address weekend quality of care represent a major oversimplification of the problem, according to two new studies published in The ...
11 May, 2016
  • King's College London has launched its new Open Doors Project, a visual display of some of the university's Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) staff and students and their achievements on door panels ...
11 May, 2016
  • Researchers have uncovered a key part of a chain reaction of signals that tell some lung cancers to grow. This new insight into a major cancer signalling pathway could prioritise new drug ...
11 May, 2016
  • Professor Vernon Bogdanor and Lord Butler of Brockwell spoke to an audience at King's on 09 May, considering the historical context of the EU referendum in comparison to 1975, as the date of the 2016 ...
11 May, 2016
  • The 'weekend effect' – that patients admitted to hospital over the weekend are at an increased risk of death – overshadows a much more complex pattern of weekly changes in quality of care, which ...
11 May, 2016
  • Three UCL scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society in recognition of their outstanding contribution to ...
11 May, 2016
  • The UCL Centre for Ethics and Law (‘CEL’) is delighted to endorse and release the following statement in support of the London Anti-Corruption Summit by leading professional services ...
11 May, 2016
  • Professor Edmans recognised for corporate finance research A London Business School professor of finance has been named a ‘Rising Star of Finance’. Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance, ...
11 May, 2016
  • New global figures reveal most common causes of death and ill health for 10-24 year ...
11 May, 2016
  • LBS expert says incumbents have potential to take large market share European start-up crowdfunding platforms could be left fighting for their piece of the pie according to new research from a ...
11 May, 2016
  • New global figures reveal most common causes of death and ill health for 10-24 year ...
10 May, 2016
  • Professor Judith Herrin, Emeritus Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine Studies at King's College London, has received the the 2016 Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for History awarded by the Royal ...
10 May, 2016
  • The pioneering use of biomarkers is opening up a new era of personalised treatment, explains Dr Irene Chong, Clinician Scientist at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and a Consultant Clinical ...
10 May, 2016
  • Fee or free? Research reveals when to charge customers for content Charging customers for online content during periods of low demand and providing more content for free during periods of high ...
10 May, 2016
  • Fee or free? Research reveals when to charge customers for content Charging customers for online content during periods of low demand and providing more content for free during periods of high ...
9 May, 2016
  • A series of exclusive events across the Asia Pacific region is to be held to celebrate an illustrious group of Hong Kong and Asia business leaders who have helped fund a ground-breaking fundraising ...
9 May, 2016
  • Professor Neil Greenberg of King's College London and the Royal College of Psychiatrists spoke at an international Invictus Games symposium on Sunday (8 May) hosted by the Bush Institute in Orlando, ...
9 May, 2016
  • Emeritus Professor Michael Thompson is the Royal Society of Chemistry Anne Bennett Memorial Award for Distinguished Service winner for ...
9 May, 2016
  • Professor Linda Newson, director of the School of Advanced Study’s Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS), has won the Preston E James Eminent Latin Americanist Career Award. It’s the ...
9 May, 2016
  • In the Bonesetter’s Waiting Room: Travels through Indian Medicine, the second book by Dr Aarathi Prasad (UCL Grand Challenges), will be BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week from ...
6 May, 2016
  • Last week it was announced that two of our leading scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society. Henry French discusses their research – and the crucial role it is playing in the ...
6 May, 2016
  • Researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, are investigating new ways to use molecular imaging to predict how a person will respond to cancer treatment. Liz Burtally finds out ...
5 May, 2016
  • A panel discussion at Birkbeck will explore the relationship between journalism and social change in a post-digital, post-Snowden ...
5 May, 2016
  • A new King's College London study reveals why some - but not all - people have depression that appears to be caused by blood ...
5 May, 2016
  • The Cancer Research Technology (CRT) Pioneer Fund has today (Thursday) announced its investment in research to develop new drugs called heat-shock factor 1 (HSF1) pathway inhibitors, which have the ...
5 May, 2016
  • LBS climbs up Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings London Business School has been ranked among the top 100 universities for the third consecutive year in a row in the Times Higher ...