News from UoL Member Institutions

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 ...
29 May, 2017
  • Scientists have identified a new genetic cause of a childhood kidney cancer called Wilms tumour – revealing insights into how loss of control of chromosome number can lead to ...
29 May, 2017
  • Adolescents who are admitted to hospital for alcohol, drug, or violence related injuries are at a similar risk of suicide 10 years later than those who have self-harmed, according to a study using ...
26 May, 2017
  • The University of London and International Programmes websites are being merged into one ...
26 May, 2017
  • Two students from Goldsmiths, University of London have been selected as part of a national search for new talent in the media ...
26 May, 2017
  • Researchers have made available a vital resource that will allow labs throughout the world to assess how accurately they are detecting an important type of ...
26 May, 2017
  • When trying to make a decision with another person, people tend to match their confidence levels, which can backfire if one person has more expertise than the other, finds a new study led by UCL and ...
26 May, 2017
  • A new study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that taking Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy can positively modify the immune system of the newborn baby, ...
25 May, 2017
  • Goldsmiths, University of London was well represented at the world’s most prestigious festival of music, art and technology this ...
25 May, 2017
  • Professor Carlo Rubbia addressed a City audience on the important part played by elementary particle accelerators.Professor Carlo Rubbia addressed a City audience on the important part played by ...
25 May, 2017
  • The winning team beats rivals from global business schools to claim top spot   Five London Business School (LBS) students have won the Cinven Private Equity Case Competition, beating teams ...
24 May, 2017
  • The study is one of the first studies into the impact of the digital age on moral judgmentsThe study is one of the first studies into the impact of the digital age on moral ...
24 May, 2017
  • Test has enabled as many as one third of applicants with congenital colour deficiency to work safely in their chosen fieldTest has enabled as many as one third of applicants with congenital colour ...
24 May, 2017
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24 May, 2017
  • The City Law School’s Professor of Public Law, Professor Ian Loveland, says the US Commander in Chief could also face criminal proceedings under the United States Criminal Code.The City Law ...
24 May, 2017
  • Scientists have shown how diesel fumes trigger respiratory reflexes which could potentially worsen underlying conditions, such as ...
24 May, 2017
  • The Centre for Research on Race and Law at Birkbeck has launched, providing a vitally needed space to develop rigorous race-conscious critical analysis in a range of areas of ...
24 May, 2017
  • Scientists have used mathematics to predict how many biopsy samples need to be taken from a patient to give an accurate picture of the genetic make-up of their ...
23 May, 2017
  • Dr Enrico Bonadio, a Senior Lecturer in the City Law School, says the tobacco industry's bid to avoid plain packaging by relying on legal arguments around trade and intellectual property rights, is ...
23 May, 2017
  • Urgent need for better disease prevention policies targeting poor diet, smoking, alcohol, high blood pressure and physical inactivity, as well as increased investment in health and social ...
23 May, 2017
  • Sherpas have evolved to become superhuman mountain climbers, extremely efficient at producing the energy to power their bodies even when oxygen is scarce, suggests a new study led by University of ...
23 May, 2017
  • Event at Somerset House will explore the role of maps in different areas of practiceEvent at Somerset House will explore the role of maps in different areas of ...
23 May, 2017
  • City event aimed to turn theory into practice in partnership with the wide range of attendees presentCity event aimed to turn theory into practice in partnership with the wide range of attendees ...
23 May, 2017
  • Professor Catherine Merridale said that Russia shows us how history matters and called on historians to be witnesses to a past that is vanishing from public ...
23 May, 2017
  • The University is deeply saddened by the events in Manchester yesterday evening, and extends ...
23 May, 2017
  • Birkbeck’s Department of Criminology celebrated its launch this week with a lecture by leading prison reformer Juliet Lyon ...
23 May, 2017
  • Living in a city could significantly increase young people's vulnerability to psychotic experiences, according to a new study from King's College London and Duke ...
23 May, 2017
  • Pre-distribution strategy could help counter inequality       Globalisation, while delivering huge benefits, has rejected segments of society because of distribution failures, ...
23 May, 2017
  • SOAS University of London will be hosting the second annual ‘Queer’ Asia conference next month bringing together LGBT Asian activists, academics and artists to discuss the conference ...
23 May, 2017
  • SOAS China Institute (SCI) celebrated the School’s Centenary with special events in the UK and China, including an exhibition on Chinese migration and a symposium in ...
23 May, 2017
  • Dr Katharina Graf, Post-Doctoral Researcher in the SOAS Food Studies Centre has been awarded a grant of €130,000 from the AXA Research Fund for a project examining the price of bread as a ...
23 May, 2017
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23 May, 2017
  • Together with colleagues at the British Museum, Dr Angus Lockyer, Lecturer in the Department of History at SOAS University of London, is engaged in research on Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, ...
23 May, 2017
  • A round-up of this week's ...
22 May, 2017
  • Event celebrates the role nurses play in society and at the universityEvent celebrates the role nurses play in society and at the ...
22 May, 2017
  • Global programme provides a practical and effective way for health services to improve the care provided for all mothers and babiesGlobal programme provides a practical and effective way for health ...
22 May, 2017
  • An alumnus from Goldsmiths, University of London has been awarded the first Spread the World Life Writing Prize for an essay telling the story of his relationship with his ...
22 May, 2017
  • SOAS’s South Asia Institute in London last week commemorated the great Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar, whose well-loved statue has been part of SOAS for 21 ...
19 May, 2017
  • The Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) student emerged victorious in an intense competition sponsored by Falcon Chambers.The Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) student emerged victorious in ...
19 May, 2017
  • Selective education harms the university prospects of bright pupils who just miss out on a place at a grammar school, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), University ...
19 May, 2017
  • The famous inventor lived in Northampton Square during the 19th centuryThe famous inventor lived in Northampton Square during the 19th ...
19 May, 2017
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19 May, 2017
  • A single process for how a group of molecules called nucleotides were made on the early Earth, before life began, has been suggested by a UCL-led team of ...
19 May, 2017
  • In a new podcast, Dr Jason Edwards explores how populism has been deployed in several recent political events, and how it is currently being used in the UK general election ...
19 May, 2017
  • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that can measure tumours in the body could be an easy and reliable way to assess lung cancer’s response to treatment, a new study ...
19 May, 2017
  • Former UK chancellor Lord Norman Lamont says the UK should trade on WTO terms if it can’t agree a deal with the EU    AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to ...
18 May, 2017
  • Students and staff are urged to register to vote in the general election before the deadline on Monday 22nd MayStudents and staff are urged to register to vote in the general election before the ...
18 May, 2017
  • Freedom of the City is one of the oldest surviving traditional ceremonies still in existence todayFreedom of the City is one of the oldest surviving traditional ceremonies still in existence ...
18 May, 2017
  • International Longevity Centre UK and Cass Business School respond to the Conservative manifestoInternational Longevity Centre UK and Cass Business School respond to the Conservative ...
18 May, 2017
  • King's President & Principal, Professor Ed Byrne AC, has received an Honorary Professorship from leading Chinese institution and King's partner, Peking University Health Science ...
18 May, 2017
  • First female Emirati Air Traffic Controller among graduates from the MSc Aviation courseFirst female Emirati Air Traffic Controller among graduates from the MSc Aviation ...
18 May, 2017
  • The number of people requiring palliative care over the next 25 years is likely to increase substantially, requiring a shift in healthcare priorities in England and Wales, according to new research ...
18 May, 2017
  • This year’s shortlist for the Orwell Prize for Books features an alumnus of Goldsmiths, University of ...
17 May, 2017
  • Ian has long been a leading figure in planetary sciences and astrobiology, and has made many major contributions to his ...
17 May, 2017
  • Exiting the European Union without a deal would be a catastrophe for the UK, according to journalist and economist Robert ...
17 May, 2017
  • A digital artist PhD student at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), has been awarded the 2017 Design Museum Residency which will feature her work at the newly opened Design ...
17 May, 2017
  • New research has uncovered the structure of components responsible for transferring DNA from one bacteria to another and spreading antibiotic ...
17 May, 2017
  • Film highlighting suppression of female voices one of 15 recognised ...
17 May, 2017
  • An experimental cancer drug which targets cancer cells’ DNA repair could be an effective treatment for a range of cancers, the first clinical trial in patients has ...
17 May, 2017
  • Researchers from King's College London have found a link between loneliness and poor sleep quality in a study of more than 2,000 British young ...
16 May, 2017
  • An article by Stephen Minas regarding the event Brexit: What does it mean to the EU and UK's energy ...
16 May, 2017
  • For women who miss a breast screening appointment, giving a fixed date and time for a new  appointment could improve poor attendance and be a cost-effective way to shift national participation ...
16 May, 2017
  • Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is 2nd in the UK for Dentistry, 3rd for Medicine and Law, and 4th for Film, as published today in the Guardian University Guide for ...
16 May, 2017
  • Nicotine-laced nectar can speed up a bumblebee’s ability to learn flower colours, according to scientists at Queen Mary University of London ...
16 May, 2017
  • Researchers have designed and built a molecule that blocks the action of a protein linked to tumour ...
16 May, 2017
  • LBS open and custom programmes ranked in top 10 worldwide   London Business School’s Executive Education offering, which includes open and custom programmes, has climbed two places to ...
16 May, 2017
  • SOAS University of London has risen 5 places to 25th in the latest Guardian University Guide and is also rated in the UK’s top 15 for students’ satisfaction with ...
16 May, 2017
  • A round-up of this week's ...
15 May, 2017
  • The founder of an award-winning access programme based at Goldsmiths, University of London received an OBE from the Duke of Cambridge at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday 12 ...
15 May, 2017
  • You might have noticed our website has a new look. Today, Birkbeck, University of London launches a new online design, part of an ambitious project to make our website easier to ...
15 May, 2017
  • Waist-to-hip ratio may be a stronger indicator of some cardiovascular illnesses than the commonly-used measure BMI, according to a new UCL-led ...
15 May, 2017
  • Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is celebrating its historic commitment to public good with three new scholarships to mark the institution’s 130th ...
15 May, 2017
  • Black and ethnic minority voters say the Conservative party is only for “rich, white people”, according to a London-based focus group from QMUL’s Mile End Institute, HuffPost UK, and ...
15 May, 2017
  • New research led by the Cicely Saunders Institute at King's College London concludes that healthcare professionals must make changes to their practice to improve the care experiences of lesbian, gay, ...
15 May, 2017
  • Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Mohamed ElBaradei will be speaking at SOAS University of London on 16 May as part of SOAS’s Centenary Lecture Series. The lecture will focus on human dignity and ...
13 May, 2017
  • A landmark study led by King's College London, University of North Carolina and Stanford researchers identifies the first genetic variant for anorexia nervosa and reveals that there may also be ...
12 May, 2017
  • The Campi Flegrei volcano in southern Italy may be closer to an eruption than previously thought, according to new research by UCL and the Vesuvius Observatory in ...
12 May, 2017
  • Some common assumptions about the nature of multiple sclerosis (MS) are being challenged in two new studies led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) that analyse the brains and spinal cords of ...
12 May, 2017
  • From virtual building blocks to robotic lawyers, Minecrafting the Law is a novel way children and young people to explore the complexities of our legal ...
12 May, 2017
  • Our 2016 Christmas appeal raised a record-breaking £100,000, giving a huge boost to two of our research projects into breast cancer and ...
12 May, 2017
  • An international study of more than 3.2 million people with severe mental illness reveals a substantially increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease compared to the general ...
11 May, 2017
  • One of the largest sets of high quality human induced pluripotent stem cell lines from healthy individuals has been produced by a consortium involving King's College London and the Wellcome Trust ...
11 May, 2017
  • The number of strokes across the UK is likely to rise by almost half (44%) in the next 20 years, according to a new report by researchers from King's College ...
11 May, 2017
  • Play written by Goldsmiths historian and Professor in Media & Communications to take place in Deptford Town ...
11 May, 2017
  • Paul Mollitt’s role will develop a project to encourage men, refugees and care leavers to access the College counselling ...
11 May, 2017
  • Patrick Wolfe, UCL Professor of Statistics and Honorary Professor of Computer Science, has agreed to join the board of the Alan Turing ...
11 May, 2017
  • Scientists have put precise timings on the history of a patient’s cancer for the first time, effectively ‘carbon dating’ the different stages in the disease’s ...
11 May, 2017
  • Celebrating innovation with London Business School and Management Today: launching the 2017 Real Innovation Awards     Innovation. Whether it is exploring the risks associated with crossing the ...
10 May, 2017
  • Cass Executive Education has partnered with NYIF to deliver skills-based finance and FinTech training to prepare professionals for the future of finance.Cass Executive Education has partnered with ...
10 May, 2017
  • Takeda, together with Abingworth, will commit up to $100 million in funding to accelerate GammaDelta Therapeutics led Research and ...
10 May, 2017
  • City Law School/CILEx partnership will deliver solicitor apprenticeships to Barking and Dagenham Borough Council.City Law School/CILEx partnership will deliver solicitor apprenticeships to Barking ...
10 May, 2017
  • Performing yoga poses for just two minutes can increase self-esteem, according to a study led by Goldsmiths, University of ...
10 May, 2017
  • Professor Inderjeet Parmar says Trump's recent actions are unlike any seen from a US president in historyProfessor Inderjeet Parmar says Trump's recent actions are unlike any seen from a US president ...
10 May, 2017
  • Academics from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have held digital music workshops in the Philippine capital Manila. ...
10 May, 2017
  • A gene found in a hereditary form of Parkinson’s disease is mutated in a third of all human cancers – and helps regulate one of the disease’s most commonly activated cell signalling mechanisms, ...
10 May, 2017
  • Scientists have today published ground-breaking scans of newborn babies' brains which researchers from all over the world can download and use to study how the human brain ...
10 May, 2017
  • Fathers who interact more with their children in their first few months of life could have a positive impact on their baby's cognitive ...
9 May, 2017
  • Dr Xeni Dassiou says a cap on prices for people on standard variable contracts would 'undermine competition'Dr Xeni Dassiou says a cap on prices for people on standard variable contracts would ...
9 May, 2017
  • Nicola Gale named as new PresidentNicola Gale named as new ...