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 ...
27 Sep, 2016
  • King's College London has launched an intensive and immersive learning programme for senior international cultural leaders. Leading culture in the 21st century is a new seven day programme that will ...
27 Sep, 2016
  • The City Law School’s Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law, Dr Enrico Bonadio, has co-authored a new book with Professor Alberto Alemanno, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law and Risk ...
27 Sep, 2016
  • Judy McGregor, a human rights expert from New Zealand, takes up her new role in London as a NZ-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professor this month. She will be based at the University of London’s ...
27 Sep, 2016
  • How can governments respond to migrants and asylum-seekers suspected of serious criminality without tying themselves into legal knots? A new report, launched today before governments in Brussels and ...
27 Sep, 2016
  • An advanced type of scan merging two imaging technologies could tell doctors whether treatment for head and neck cancer is working after just one cycle of ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • The SOAS World Languages Institute celebrated the European Day of Languages by collaborating with the language learning company Memrise to bring a taste of language learning to new ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • SOAS University of London has been rated sixth in London in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • By Professor Inderjeet Parmar, Department of International PoliticsBy Professor Inderjeet Parmar, Department of International ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law in the City Law School, Professor Jason Chuah, says port states have at the very least a moral duty to assist those who are prevented from entering port ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • Professor Eric Kaufmann, Professor of Politics at Birkbeck, will form part of a panel discussion on social cohesion at this year’s Labour and Conservative party ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • Dr Katerina Hilari was nominated for providing outstanding support to studentsDr Katerina Hilari was nominated for providing outstanding support to ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • The Opening of Year Service will take place on Wednesday 28 September 2016 at 13.10 at the university's Chapel on the Strand ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • The essay film will be screened at the National Portrait Gallery on 14 ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • Researchers at King's College London have found a new link between the diversity of bacteria in human poo – known as the human faecal microbiome - and levels of abdominal body ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • Around half of cancer patients referred for phase I clinical trials thought their tumours would shrink, even after their clinician explained that the trial might not have the desired outcome, a new ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • A new £160 million Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital, which has been designed by patients for patients, opens ...
26 Sep, 2016
  • ‘All the world’s a stage’ and China’s bard, Tang Xianzu, trod its boards at the same time as our own William Shakespeare. This week a unique collaboration between Senate House Library, the School of Advanced Study and SOAS will honour China’s most famous playwright with a lecture at Senate House (27 September, 5.30–7pm). read more
26 Sep, 2016
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26 Sep, 2016
  • LBS economist says trade not sentiment will determine UK’s future  Three months on from the UK’s historic decision to leave the European Union, all eyes are on the UK economy. And ...
25 Sep, 2016
  • UCL is proud to announce the establishment of the new Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership in UCL History, with the support of the Hutchins Center at Harvard ...
23 Sep, 2016
  • Marina Warner, Professor of English and Creative Writing in Birkbeck’s School of Arts, is organising a three-day conference bringing together artists and writers, people with first-hand experience ...
23 Sep, 2016
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23 Sep, 2016
  • Statistics from Institute for Criminal Policy Research spark discussion among top criminology ...
23 Sep, 2016
  • Recovery depends on entrepreneurs and established firms not global politics Greece’s recovery depends not on global politics, but on allowing entrepreneurs and established firms to bolster ...
23 Sep, 2016
  • New book reveals the 12 powers of a marketing leader  Marketing leaders need to work smarter to bridge distinct gaps in trust, power and skill sets within their organisations, according to two ...
23 Sep, 2016
  • Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged £2.3bn to fund medical research over the next ...
23 Sep, 2016
  • Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged £2.3bn to fund medical research over the next ...
22 Sep, 2016
  • A round-up of this week's ...
22 Sep, 2016
  • The Transformation of Arbitration in Africa: The Role of Arbitral Institutions​ by Dr Emilia ...
22 Sep, 2016
  • SOAS University of London is marking its 100th anniversary year with a special Centenary Lecture Series featuring artist and social activist Forest Whitaker, food writer and author Claudia Roden, ...
22 Sep, 2016
  • It has long puzzled scientists why, after 3 billion years of nothing more complex than algae, complex animals suddenly started to appear on Earth. Now, a team of researchers has put forward some of ...
22 Sep, 2016
  • Scientists from Babylab have teamed up with theatre directors to create a show guaranteed to have babies bouncing, waving and ...
22 Sep, 2016
  • Combining a new targeted drug that blocks one of cancer’s escape routes could boost the effectiveness of combined chemo-radiotherapy for head and neck cancers and stop cells becoming resistant to ...
22 Sep, 2016
  • UCL has been ranked 15th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings ...
22 Sep, 2016
  • HR Magazine recognises Andrew Scott in Most Influential Thinkers listing A London Business School professor has been named one of HR’s ‘Most Influential Thinkers 2016’ by HR ...
21 Sep, 2016
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21 Sep, 2016
  • SWLI announces a new collaboration with Memrise, a language learning company based in East ...
21 Sep, 2016
  • Birkbeck has been ranked within the top 250 universities in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings ...
21 Sep, 2016
  • City has opened its doors to the public as part of Open House London festivalCity has opened its doors to the public as part of Open House London ...
21 Sep, 2016
  • Research reveals no decrease despite ‘National Dementia Strategy’ guidanceResearch reveals no decrease despite ‘National Dementia Strategy’ ...
20 Sep, 2016
  • A new immunotherapy company, founded on pioneering work by researchers at King's College London and the Francis Crick Institute, has received seed funding from Abingworth, the international ...
20 Sep, 2016
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20 Sep, 2016
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19 Sep, 2016
  • Assessing the cell ‘ecosystems’ at sites where ovarian cancer has spread round the body strongly predicts the chances of surviving from the disease, a new study ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • City Law School Professor of International Economic Law chairs panel on ‘Trade and Investment Post Brexit’.City Law School Professor of International Economic Law chairs panel on ‘Trade and ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • Children who enter reception with poor English language skills – whether it’s their first language or an additional language – are more likely to have social, emotional and behavioural ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • Dr Elaine Fahey’s new book examines the uncertainty, the form and directions of the world-wide influence of EU law as a distinctive form of post-national rule making.Dr Elaine Fahey’s new book ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • Professor Ian Smith given prestigious recognition and cited as one of the 50 finest engineers in the UK.Professor Ian Smith given prestigious recognition and cited as one of the 50 finest engineers ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • Professor Andre Spicer comments on the organisational effects the new criminal finance bill could have on businessesProfessor Andre Spicer comments on the organisational effects the new criminal ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • The universe is expanding uniformly according to research led by UCL which reports that space isn’t stretching in a preferred direction or ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • Unilever, one of the world's largest consumer goods companies, and King's College London have signed a Framework Agreement to formalise their long-term ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • François de Vinols and Kourosh Madani are tackling the issue of Britain’s annual wastage of 2.5bn coffee cupsFrançois de Vinols and Kourosh Madani are tackling the issue of Britain’s ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • A unique and thought-provoking presentation of Thomas More's Utopia opens this autumn with an exhibition and programme of free events in Senate House Library, University of London. read ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • Although the number of children and young people with cancer dying in hospices has risen over the past two decades, the most common place of death remains hospitals followed by home, according to a ...
19 Sep, 2016
  • Hinode, a satellite which observes the Sun’s activity in high resolution, today marks ten years of success since its launch. It carries three instruments, one of which – the Extreme ...
18 Sep, 2016
  • We are deeply saddened to inform colleagues that SOAS student David Bostock died earlier in ...
16 Sep, 2016
  • Better evidence is needed to inform and evaluate strategies to prevent girls resident in the UK from being subjected to FGMBetter evidence is needed to inform and evaluate strategies to prevent girls ...
16 Sep, 2016
  • The Bee Team harvested the first ever City honeyThe Bee Team harvested the first ever City ...
16 Sep, 2016
  • Progress has been patchy and researchers warn against poor quality care with rising rates of over-medicalisation, too few trained staff or basic resources in many ...
16 Sep, 2016
  • Progress has been patchy and researchers warn against poor quality care with rising rates of over-medicalisation, too few trained staff or basic resources in many ...
16 Sep, 2016
  • In utero Zika virus infection has been proven to cause microcephaly in newborn babies according to preliminary findings of the first case-control study examining the association between the ...
16 Sep, 2016
  • In utero Zika virus infection has been proven to cause microcephaly in newborn babies according to preliminary findings of the first case-control study examining the association between the ...
15 Sep, 2016
  • A round-up of this week's ...
15 Sep, 2016
  • The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon, has accorded SOAS the rare privilege of officially recognising SOAS University of London’s centenary in a formal letter of ...
15 Sep, 2016
  • A new study by researchers from King's College London and Birkbeck, University of London, has found that toddlers who use touchscreens may show improved fine motor control ...
15 Sep, 2016
  • By Zahira Jaser, Cass Business SchoolBy Zahira Jaser, Cass Business ...
15 Sep, 2016
  • World expert on psychology and cognitive neurosciences Professor Manos Tsakiris has been named ...
15 Sep, 2016
  • The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust have successfully renewed their joint Biomedical Research ...
15 Sep, 2016
  • World expert on psychology and cognitive neurosciences Professor Manos Tsakiris (left), has been named as the first recipient of the Nomis Foundation Award for Distinguished Scientists and ...
15 Sep, 2016
  • Scientists have discovered that non-cancer cells that wrap around blood vessels — called ‘pericytes’ — are helping breast cancer cells enter the bloodstream and spread around the body through ...
15 Sep, 2016
  • Students meet with private equity mega funds in the US ​London Business School’s Career Centre and the student-led Private Equity and Venture Capital (PEVC) Club have hosted the ...
15 Sep, 2016
  • LBS economists investigate how members of powerful US finance committees could benefit personally from their positions without breaking the rules US politicians who sit on congressional finance ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • Special recognition for Professor Adrian Cheok, Professor of Pervasive Computing in the Department of Computer Science.Special recognition for Professor Adrian Cheok, Professor of Pervasive Computing ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • RADAR-CNS today launches a new project website. RADAR-CNS (Remote assessment of disease and relapse – Central Nervous System) is a major research programme supported by the Innovative Medicines ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • Silicon Valley in San Francisco is the most famous entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem in the world.Silicon Valley in San Francisco is the most famous entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • UCL is aiming to raise £600m for cutting-edge research, transformative capital projects and expanded student support in a new fundraising and engagement campaign, It’s All Academic – The ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • Forthcoming research from Cass Business School and the Bank of International Settlements has found that newly proposed currency valuation metrics display strong predictive power for exchange rates, ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • UCL’s three biomedical research centres (BRCs) have won more than £167 million in funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to further our world-leading biomedical research. ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • City study reviews a total of 41 studies to see the impact of the 2008 financial crisis on health outcomesCity study reviews a total of 41 studies to see the impact of the 2008 financial crisis on ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • Professor Jane Singer comments on Facebook's recent decision to censor an image in The ConversationProfessor Jane Singer comments on Facebook's recent decision to censor an image in The ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London £64.4 million over five years so their Biomedical Research Centre ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced more than £130million funding for pioneering mental and physical health research in southeast London on a visit to South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • Gordon Square to open doors for annual architecture ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, has announced that the Department of Health has awarded £66 million funding over the next five years to the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • A drop in the number of cancer cells detected in a patient’s blood could be the best indicator yet as to whether treatment for prostate cancer is ...
14 Sep, 2016
  • The first Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard (EMILY) has been launched on the River Thames by an LBS alumnus  London is the latest city to have its waters kept safe by lifeguard robot ...
13 Sep, 2016
  • A new Forum for Responsible Metrics, to be chaired by Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research), will bring together research funders, sector bodies and infrastructure experts to promote the ...
13 Sep, 2016
  • E-cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking in 2015, according to new research by UCL which was published in the British Medical ...
13 Sep, 2016
  • Targeting a group of malfunctioning components of cell division named after the Northern Lights may present a new way to treat leukaemia. Liz Burtally finds out the latest on this promising line of ...
12 Sep, 2016
  • In this video Richard Caldwell, Senior Analyst and Laboratory Manager in the Drug Control Centre, discusses how the laboratory conducts its anti-doping tests for prohibited ...
12 Sep, 2016
  • Gaia, a European Space Agency satellite designed to unlock the secrets of the birth and evolution of the Milky Way, has released its first wave of data on the positions and brightness for about one ...
12 Sep, 2016
  • LBS number one in the world for international student body London Business School's Masters in Management (MiM) programme has been ranked globally at number six in the Financial Times' 2016 ...