News from UoL Member Institutions

17 Aug, 2017
  • Study suggests that these beneficial functions of dance are biologically are at least as important as any beauty or courtship benefitsStudy suggests that these beneficial functions of dance are ...
17 Aug, 2017
  • Goldsmiths, University of London academic Dr Veronica Barassi has been awarded a Mid-Career Fellowship by the British ...
17 Aug, 2017
  • The ICR has published a new guide for young people thinking about their future ...
17 Aug, 2017
  • Daniele D’Alvia received the commendation for his paper on Special Purpose Acquisition ...
16 Aug, 2017
  • Study provides the most robust evidence to date of the harmful nature of stress to women in early pregnancyStudy provides the most robust evidence to date of the harmful nature of stress to ...
16 Aug, 2017
  • Department receives 100 per cent overall satisfaction rating in 2017 National Student SurveyDepartment receives 100 per cent overall satisfaction rating in 2017 National Student ...
16 Aug, 2017
  • A survey of mothers of young babies has shown that extraversion is the personality trait they most want for their child ahead of characteristics such as intelligence and conscientiousness, ...
16 Aug, 2017
  • The UCL Constitution Unit today launches an Independent Commission on Referendums, bringing together a group of very senior figures to deliberate on the use and conduct of referendums in the UK. The ...
16 Aug, 2017
  • LBS volunteers mentor teenagers solving problems through tech    MBA students from London Business School (LBS) helped teenagers develop tech and business skills for the future at a summer ...
15 Aug, 2017
  • The former Dean reflects on his time in charge of London Business School   Complacency is the main threat to any organisation, public or private, particularly when things are going well, according ...
14 Aug, 2017
  • Goldsmiths, University of London, helped mark the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Lewisham with the unveiling of a Lewisham Council maroon plaque on Sunday 13 ...
14 Aug, 2017
  • Meet Artis Kakonge,Coca-Cola Global Women’s Leadership MBA Scholarship holderMeet Artis Kakonge,Coca-Cola Global Women’s Leadership MBA Scholarship ...
11 Aug, 2017
  • City's Professor Muttukrishnan Rajarajan is part of a research collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur exploring the use of blockchain architecture within Internet of Things ...
11 Aug, 2017
  • The quarterly peer-reviewed journal has played an important role in promoting research and discourse on feminist, post-colonial and socialist economic perspectives to the study of law.The quarterly ...
11 Aug, 2017
  • The Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing has released a new scholarly communications platform, Janeway, as an open-source ...
11 Aug, 2017
  • Luo Gang to run Airbus’s new innovation centre in China   London Business School alumnus Luo Gang has been appointed CEO of Airbus’s new China-based innovation centre. The ...
10 Aug, 2017
  • With funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Professor Panicos Kyriacou will lead on the development of novel technology for monitoring blood lactate levels in critical ...
10 Aug, 2017
  • Footage of the Battle of Lewisham, believed lost for 25 years, has been rediscovered by researchers at Goldsmiths, University of ...
10 Aug, 2017
  • Dr Agne Suziedelyte and colleagues estimate average compensation required to restore life satisfactionDr Agne Suziedelyte and colleagues estimate average compensation required to restore life ...
10 Aug, 2017
  • Research from the Department of Psychological Sciences' Dr Lara Maister found that babies as young as five months are sensitive to their own heartbeats, which could herald better understanding of ...
9 Aug, 2017
  • The 40th anniversary of the Battle of Lewisham is being commemorated by a series of events, starting this Friday (11 August), led by Goldsmiths, University of ...
9 Aug, 2017
  • By Dr Danai Dima (Department of Psychology), Dot Young and Mike DugganBy Dr Danai Dima (Department of Psychology), Dot Young and Mike ...
9 Aug, 2017
  • The Survey, and the College’s recent TEF Silver award, confirms that Birkbeck’s teaching is among the best in the ...
9 Aug, 2017
  • The UK’s energy industry is braced for change as the world’s second-largest oil and gas company is to supply electricity   Shell Energy Europe has announced plans to supply ...
9 Aug, 2017
  • Giving patients with bowel cancer an MRI scan and a blood test could pick out those who would benefit from a targeted cancer treatment, a new study ...
8 Aug, 2017
  • A remarkably complete fossil skull discovered in Kenya reveals what the common ancestor of all living apes and humans may have looked like, according to a new study involving UCL ...
8 Aug, 2017
  • An MRI technique could help doctors predict survival and develop improved treatments by identifying areas of fluctuating oxygen levels in head and neck ...
8 Aug, 2017
  • Nick Silver, Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow, Cass Business School, writes for The Conversation.Nick Silver, Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow, Cass Business School, writes for The ...
7 Aug, 2017
  • Dr Matt Barnes and Dr Eric Harrison conducted new research for the Department for EducationDr Matt Barnes and Dr Eric Harrison conducted new research for the Department for ...
7 Aug, 2017
  • Equipment will enable scientists to learn more about the structures and mechanisms of ...
7 Aug, 2017
  • Gillian Keegan, LBS alumna and Conservative MP, wants to provide career opportunities to people from all backgrounds   British politicians are unfairly judged and often demonised for ...
4 Aug, 2017
  • Day featured excellent contributions from professionals and researchers around positive birthDay featured excellent contributions from professionals and researchers around positive ...
4 Aug, 2017
  • Event covers the widespread involvement of service users and carers in the School of Health SciencesEvent covers the widespread involvement of service users and carers in the School of Health ...
4 Aug, 2017
  • Professor Ahmed Kovacevic, Howden Chair in Engineering Design and Compressor Technology, spoke to over 300 delegates at the 8th International Conference on Compressors and Refrigeration ...
4 Aug, 2017
  • Special issue focuses on care planning and co-ordinationSpecial issue focuses on care planning and ...
4 Aug, 2017
  • A new drug delivery system that autonomously navigates the body using its own glucose molecules has been developed and tested by a UCL-led team of ...
4 Aug, 2017
  • Study found that service users and carers provided many positive accounts in interviews of compassionate, respectful and individualised careStudy found that service users and carers provided many ...
4 Aug, 2017
  • Scientists have developed a new test that can pick out women at high risk of relapsing from breast cancer within 10 years of ...
3 Aug, 2017
  • World rights to Harriet Tyce’s debut novel sold at auction in major book dealWorld rights to Harriet Tyce’s debut novel sold at auction in major book ...
3 Aug, 2017
  • Tutoring schemes, spotlight days and campus visits have improved prospects for local pupilsTutoring schemes, spotlight days and campus visits have improved prospects for local ...
3 Aug, 2017
  • Professor Inderjeet Parmar discusses Donald Trump’s presidency on CNN InternationalProfessor Inderjeet Parmar discusses Donald Trump’s presidency on CNN ...
3 Aug, 2017
  • The theory that dark matter and dark energy make up most of the cosmos has been confirmed by extremely accurate measurements from the Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration involving UCL ...
3 Aug, 2017
  • Professor Richard Murphy has been appointed to the technical committee for the GRI tax disclosure projectProfessor Richard Murphy has been appointed to the technical committee for the GRI tax ...
3 Aug, 2017
  • UCL, the only UK university with a Modern Foreign Language (MFL) requirement for all UK undergraduates, has set a precedent by recognising British Sign Language (BSL) as a ‘foreign’ language ...
3 Aug, 2017
  • The elemental composition of the Sun’s hot atmosphere known as the ‘corona’ is strongly linked to the 11-year solar magnetic activity cycle, a team of scientists from UCL, George Mason ...
3 Aug, 2017
  • Andrew Scott and Lynda Gratton shortlisted for Thinkers50 Awards     Two London Business School professors who jointly authored The 100-Year Life have been shortlisted for an award by ...
3 Aug, 2017
  • François Ortalo-Magné succeeds Sir Andrew Likierman as Dean of London Business School   François Ortalo-Magné has become Dean of London Business School (LBS). His appointment was announced ...
3 Aug, 2017
  • Breast cancer patients who have radiotherapy targeted at the original tumour site experience fewer side effects five years after treatment than those who have whole breast radiotherapy, according to ...
2 Aug, 2017
  • Snigdha Nag, a Senior Lecturer in the City Law School specialising in employment law, examines the Supreme Court’s landmark decision delivered on July 26th 2017 which put an end to employment ...
2 Aug, 2017
  • Elon Musk’s latest Tesla car signals a new era for customers and the auto industry   The arrival of the hotly-anticipated Tesla Model 3 marks a new era for the automotive ...
1 Aug, 2017
  • The Annual Klerman Prize recognises exceptional clinical researchThe Annual Klerman Prize recognises exceptional clinical ...
1 Aug, 2017
  • A drug commonly used to treat diabetes may have disease-modifying potential to treat Parkinson’s disease, a new UCL-led study suggests, paving the way for further research to define its efficacy ...
1 Aug, 2017
  • A simple method, routinely used by clinicians to help identify patients who may be approaching their last year of life, is frequently inaccurate, according to a new study led by UCL researchers and ...
1 Aug, 2017
  • Professor Alan Simpson comments on the government’s announcement of £1.3 billion of funding for mental healthProfessor Alan Simpson comments on the government’s announcement of £1.3 ...
1 Aug, 2017
  • Of the 13 students on the programme, none had a formal qualification prior to the course, but all had the desire and ambition to try something new and challenging in order to improve their life ...
1 Aug, 2017
  • Researchers have determined the structure of a molecular protein complex that helps DNA to be read and its instructions carried ...
1 Aug, 2017
  • Saying sorry may actually make things worse if people question your sincerity, explains Dr Gabe Adams   Apologising can do a scandal-hit company or under-fire leader more harm than good when it ...
31 Jul, 2017
  • On the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele an academic from Goldsmiths, University of London looks at its place in Irish ...
31 Jul, 2017
  • A recent graduate from UCL has won the £250,000 Wolfson Economics Prize, for a plan to improve Britain’s ...
31 Jul, 2017
  • Adults with autism may overestimate the volatility of the world around them, finds a new UCL study published in Nature ...
31 Jul, 2017
  • A transparent ranking system for measuring the socio-economic impact of plants and animals that are introduced by humans to areas where they do not naturally occur (termed “aliens”) has been ...
31 Jul, 2017
  • The Birkbeck Excellence in Teaching Awards aim not only to reflect the highest pedagogical standards in teaching, but also to encourage staff to experiment and explore new ways of engaging with ...
31 Jul, 2017
  • The pledge of 21,000 extra nurses to tackle mental illness brings wellness at work into focus   The UK’s Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has revealed plans to invest £1.3 billion ...
31 Jul, 2017
  • Executive Education volunteers invite local residents to join in the 50th celebrations   Twenty-five elderly people from Camden and Islington in London danced the afternoon away at London ...
28 Jul, 2017
  • The bursaries, each worth £3,000, will enable students from groups underrepresented in higher education to enrol on a foundation year programme at ...
28 Jul, 2017
  • The incoming Head will be focused on staff satisfaction and improving student progression, retention and employability.The incoming Head will be focused on staff satisfaction and improving student ...
28 Jul, 2017
  • The e-commerce giant is pushing its brick-and-mortar grocery agenda after completing its biggest deal   Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods for US$13.7 billion (around £10.4 ...
27 Jul, 2017
  • Today the University of London is marking the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act by ...
27 Jul, 2017
  • Men who were facially disfigured in the First World War could get their own memorial if a campaign led by a Master’s Student from Goldsmiths, University of London is ...
27 Jul, 2017
  • Members of our Discovery Club gathered at Chelsea Physic Garden in London earlier this month to learn about the unique challenges posed in treating cancer in teens and young ...
26 Jul, 2017
  • The popularity of some of the world’s most famous dance choreographies could be due to the moments when performers are motionless, according to a new study from Goldsmiths, University of ...
26 Jul, 2017
  • The Accessibility Suite is located in room 626 on the 6th floor just outside the public ...
26 Jul, 2017
  • ICR Chief Executive Professor Paul Workman talks about the launch of Probe Miner - the new web resource for objective, large-scale analysis of chemical ...
26 Jul, 2017
  • Paul Polman prepares LBS graduates for an age of sustainable capitalism   Unilever CEO Paul Polman believes future business leaders need to prioritise the United Nation’s (UN) ...
25 Jul, 2017
  • AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to LinkedInShare to More London Business School (LBS) alumnus Brian Forde says that concerns about President Donald Trump’s economic, ...
24 Jul, 2017
  • Led by Howden Chair in Engineering Design and Compressor Technology, Professor Ahmed Kovacevic, a team of City's engineering academics and students hosted the 10-day Final Workshop.Led by Howden ...
24 Jul, 2017
  • This year’s WOMAD (World of Music, Arts and Dance) festival will see a performer from Goldsmiths, University of London create music using only electrical impulses from his ...
24 Jul, 2017
  • Academics and students from a broad range of disciplines came together to discuss topics such as forecasting cancer evolution, game theory and cooperation, and hosts, parasites and pests.Academics ...
24 Jul, 2017
  • Academics comment on the BBC report listing top talent's salaries and revealed a huge gender pay gapAcademics comment on the BBC report listing top talent's salaries and revealed a huge gender pay ...
24 Jul, 2017
  • Leaders must regain trust after failure through their actions, says LBS strategy expert   Her new Cabinet managed to smile for their official team photo but the UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May ...
21 Jul, 2017
  • Knowledge exchange event discusses key issues and identifies priorities for the futureKnowledge exchange event discusses key issues and identifies priorities for the ...
21 Jul, 2017
  • Professor Mel Greaves, winner this week of a Royal Society Royal Medal for outstanding research, looks back over his career and considers what has made him tick as a ...
21 Jul, 2017
  • Celebration held to mark achievements of students graduating in July 2017Celebration held to mark achievements of students graduating in July ...
21 Jul, 2017
  • A research programme led by Goldsmiths, University of London has received a substantial grant to help support its work with vulnerable people across three ...
21 Jul, 2017
  • Professor Howard Tumber has co-edited The Routledge Companion to Media and Human RightsProfessor Howard Tumber has co-edited The Routledge Companion to Media and Human ...
21 Jul, 2017
  • She will succeed current Chair, Rob Woodward, in February 2018She will succeed current Chair, Rob Woodward, in February ...
21 Jul, 2017
  • Fellows of the British Academy represent the very best of humanities and social sciences research, in the UK and internationally. Hornsby has been a Professor at Birkbeck since 1995, and her research ...
21 Jul, 2017
  • Angela McRobbie, Professor of Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London has been elected a Fellow of the British ...
21 Jul, 2017
  • Researchers have developed a computer program - NucliTrack - to more efficiently track the trajectory of moving ...
21 Jul, 2017
  • TV salaries are a stark reminder that women can't afford to ignore negotiating skills     The BBC has caused an outcry after it published salaries of its highest-paid stars – ...
20 Jul, 2017
  • Dr Elaine Fahey, a Reader in Law in the City Law School argues that irrespective of the outcome of the UK negotiations being a hard or soft Brexit, the UK will inevitably become subject to what is ...
20 Jul, 2017
  • Two MA Interactive Journalism students secured internships on the BBC data desk after winning a national competitionTwo MA Interactive Journalism students secured internships on the BBC data desk ...
20 Jul, 2017
  • Dr Neil Thurman has published a report on apps that allow users to monitor peopleDr Neil Thurman has published a report on apps that allow users to monitor ...
20 Jul, 2017
  • The government announced today a £16 million investment to increase the quality of teaching ...
20 Jul, 2017
  • The law lecturer has been recognised for her legal work against forced marriage and as a member of the Association of Women Barristers.The law lecturer has been recognised for her legal work against ...
20 Jul, 2017
  • Research identifies how the NHS and care homes can work better together to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare to the half million people in residential careResearch identifies how the ...
20 Jul, 2017
  • Soosan Lolavar’s opera ID, Please is being performed at The Place in LondonSoosan Lolavar’s opera ID, Please is being performed at The Place in ...
20 Jul, 2017
  • Dr Jan McAllister gives lecture on stammering and social anxiety at City, University of LondonDr Jan McAllister gives lecture on stammering and social anxiety at City, University of ...
20 Jul, 2017
  • City graduate Caroline Wyatt becomes Doctor of Arts in recognition of outstanding contribution to journalismCity graduate Caroline Wyatt becomes Doctor of Arts in recognition of outstanding ...
20 Jul, 2017
  • Scientists have made the surprise discovery of an exciting new way of blocking a crucial cancer protein that has proved extremely difficult to ...