News from UoL Colleges and Institutes

18 Sep, 2014
  • A team of researchers led by King's College London has for the first time identified a new gene which may have the ability to prevent HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, from spreading after it enters ...
1 Sep, 2014
  • Professor Edward Byrne AC is the new Principal and President of King's College ...
1 Sep, 2014
  • From Monday September 1st 2014 the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) will be known as the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN). Our new name reflects the breadth of our research and ...
1 Sep, 2014
  • Academic argues bright lights of venture capital are blindsiding ...
31 Aug, 2014
  • Dr Laura Hammond, Head of Department of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London will address an invited audience on counterterrorist strategy and humanitarian action for a series of ...
31 Aug, 2014
  • An international study led by King's College London has identified genetic links to glaucoma, an eye condition that can lead to blindness and visual ...
30 Aug, 2014
  • King's College London is launching a new programme of work to ensure the UK doesn't lose the expertise about how to use culture to add value to major events gained through staging the Cultural ...
29 Aug, 2014
  • David Skarbek's new book, The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System has most recently been reviewed by The ...
29 Aug, 2014
  • From a crude marking, carved in stone more than 3,500 years ago, to the modern revolution in mobile location services, maps have shaped our world and shone light on distant places for ...
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  • A round up of SOAS in the ...
28 Aug, 2014
  • Prior to the start of term the Library will be assisting with early enrolment of SOAS students. This may mean delays to Library membership services to anyone seeking to visit the Library on a day ...
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  • Our Interim Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman, comments on the Government's decision to increase the Cancer Drugs Fund from £200m a year to £280m a ...
28 Aug, 2014
  • A new website from Queen Mary University of London, ‘Meanings of Military Service’, draws on archive material to ‘bring to life’ individual stories of wartime ...
28 Aug, 2014
  • King's widening participation activities have been highlighted as an example of best practice in a new report on university reform, authored by The Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP, Shadow Minister for ...
28 Aug, 2014
  • UCL has become the first university to join Stonewall’s Global Diversity Champion programme for international ...
28 Aug, 2014
  • A London Business School professor has been named on a list of the 25 most influential economists shaping our understanding of the global economy ...
27 Aug, 2014
  • King's is one of 20 universities to be awarded funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to explore ways of supporting progression into postgraduate education for ...
27 Aug, 2014
  • For the last 18 months our research unit at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King's College London has been conducting interviews with foreign fighters. We now maintain a ...
27 Aug, 2014
  • Keeping a healthy heart may have as much to do with the quality of health care you have available as it does you avoiding risk factors such as smoking, bad diet and little ...
27 Aug, 2014
  • Keeping a healthy heart may have as much to do with the quality of health care you have available as it does you avoiding risk factors such as smoking, bad diet and little ...
27 Aug, 2014
  • There is no evidence that government investment in particular school structures or types – for example, academies, free schools or faith schools – has been effective in improving the performance ...
26 Aug, 2014
  • Conference Report: Syria – Correcting the Narrative, Building Solidarity, 21 June 2014, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of ...
26 Aug, 2014
  • Scientists have shown how to better identify and measure vital molecules that control cell behaviour – paving the way for improved tools for diagnosis, prediction and monitoring of ...
26 Aug, 2014
  • A programme of education and research in Zimbabwe, led in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry at King's, has boosted the number of psychiatrists, and allowed a once fledging faculty to ...
26 Aug, 2014
  • The sexual exploitation of boys and young men is a much bigger problem than previously thought according to a landmark study released ...
26 Aug, 2014
  • New research from UCL shows we will soon uncover the origin of the ultraviolet light that bathes the cosmos, helping scientists understand how galaxies were ...
22 Aug, 2014
  • UCL Academy student Brahim Mansour has become the first-ever pupil at the UCL-sponsored school to be accepted for a place at ...
22 Aug, 2014
  • Professor Sherrilyn Roush has been appointed as Peter Sowerby Chair in Philosophy and Medicine at King's College ...
22 Aug, 2014
  • Women treated for the cancer Hodgkin lymphoma will be able to better understand their risks of future infertility after researchers estimated their risk of premature menopause with different ...
22 Aug, 2014
  • Start, Finance, or Grow Your Company with Your Customers' ...
21 Aug, 2014
  • Nadje Al-Ali, Professor of Gender Studies at SOAS, University of London has been awarded the The Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Award at the 2014 Arab American Book Award for her co-edited book on what it ...
21 Aug, 2014
  • Researchers and health authorities need to ensure that experimental drugs to treat Ebola are distributed fairly and in the context of randomized controlled trials, according to leading bioethicists ...
20 Aug, 2014
  • Comments by Professor Peter Neumann, Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King's College London in reaction to reported killing of US journalist James Foley by ...
20 Aug, 2014
  • UCL Communications can help your content reach tens of thousands of ...
20 Aug, 2014
  • A study of more than 10,000 expectant mothers has shown that women who plan to and successfully breastfeed their babies are less likely to experience postnatal ...
20 Aug, 2014
  • One of the crucial signalling networks that often go awry in cancer are those that respond to DNA damage and regulate the cell cycle progression. But now researchers are turning this to their ...
20 Aug, 2014
  • Stroke mortality is associated with nurse staffing but not weekend rounds by stroke specialist physicians, according to a new study led by King's College ...
20 Aug, 2014
  • Review shows inductions lead to less errors in clinical ...
19 Aug, 2014
  • Dr Chris Bakal, head of the Dynamical Cell Systems Team at the ICR, has taken these stunning cells images to investigate the Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER), the factory in cells that makes the building ...
19 Aug, 2014
  • Neuroblastoma can be a devastating childhood cancer, usually treated with chemotherapy but in many cases unresponsive to current treatments. Yet some babies are able to fight off the disease without ...
19 Aug, 2014
  • If you're a regular visitor to our website, you may have noticed that it looks a little different this week. I certainly hope you ...
19 Aug, 2014
  • Targeted cancer treatments are starting to make a big difference to the lives of cancer patients, but their effectiveness diminishes over time and for some patients, these treatments may not work at ...
19 Aug, 2014
  • How big a role does business play in getting new diagnostics and treatments to ...
19 Aug, 2014
  • Circulating tumour cells exist in tiny numbers in the blood of cancer patients, but they could be one of the best ways to track a patient’s disease, and they could also help researchers to develop ...
19 Aug, 2014
  • Just as studying a single organism can’t tell you everything about the ecosystem it lives in, a single biopsy might not describe the diversity of cancer cells found within an individual ...
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  • Today’s date has been ringed on our calendar for many months now as our researchers gather for the start of our annual ...
19 Aug, 2014
  • Until the middle of the 20th century, prostate cancer was perceived as a death sentence, and there was little understanding of the disease or its reliance on ...
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