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 ...
24 Apr, 2017
  • The first event in the City Law School’s Global Law@City Research Dialogue Series will bring together perspectives from theory, fieldwork and practice.The first event in the City Law School’s ...
24 Apr, 2017
  • INJECT is a digital toolkit designed to enhance journalistic creativity and improve workflows in busy newsroomsINJECT is a digital toolkit designed to enhance journalistic creativity and improve ...
24 Apr, 2017
  • Dr Abdullahi Abubakar says the BBC and other media are targeting Africa with audio contentDr Abdullahi Abubakar says the BBC and other media are targeting Africa with audio ...
24 Apr, 2017
  • Masters in Finance students land first place at a finance and strategic management Case Competition     A team of five Masters in Finance (MiF) students from London Business School ...
24 Apr, 2017
  • Trade among African countries and exports to the rest of the world could hold the key to growth on the continent      Trading goods made in Africa offers the region untold growth ...
21 Apr, 2017
  • An academic from Goldsmiths, University of London has helped shape a new prime-time television drama about a psychopathic ...
21 Apr, 2017
  • The Minister for London, Gavin Barwell MP, heard calls for improved public transport in Sutton on a visit to The London Cancer ...
21 Apr, 2017
  • Students and staff from City, University of London share their experience of meeting HRH The Princess RoyalStudents and staff from City, University of London share their experience of meeting HRH The ...
21 Apr, 2017
  • New research suggests speech comprehension improves with a slight auditory delay in some individualsNew research suggests speech comprehension improves with a slight auditory delay in some ...
21 Apr, 2017
  • A new exhibition, curated by Mike Berlin from the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, will tell the story of the Partisan Coffee House. It will launch on 5 May 2017 at Four Corners ...
21 Apr, 2017
  • Experts gather for WHO ...
21 Apr, 2017
  • Experts gather for WHO ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • The activity of cancer drugs change depending on the types of microbes living in the gut, according to a new study involving scientists from Birkbeck into how nematode worms and their microbes ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • The area of the brain used to control the hand gets used instead to support the lips, feet or arms of people who were born with only one hand, finds a new study led by researchers at UCL and the ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • People who have a severe fear of the dentist are more likely to have tooth decay or missing teeth, according to a new study from King's College ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • Academics from Goldsmiths, University of London are to play a leading role in a new inquiry examining the future of civil society in ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • Four of nine Google News Lab Fellowships have been secured by City studentsFour of nine Google News Lab Fellowships have been secured by City ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • The project was evaluated by a panel of independent assessors.The project was evaluated by a panel of independent ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • Cass Entrepreneurship Fund announces completion of a new growth equity investment round into performance management software Actus.Cass Entrepreneurship Fund announces completion of a new growth ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • The locations of the centres that complete the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI), whose hub is based at UCL, have been named as the University of Cambridge, Cardiff University, the University ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • An experimental drug could be used in combination with chemotherapy as a treatment for breast and other cancers, new research ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • The Champions are a Birkbeck-wide group of staff volunteers who have joined forces with the Business World project team in order to support and spread the word about the new integrated system which ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • King's College London is one of five leading universities announced today to receive funding as part of a new UK Dementia Research Institute (UK ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • Dr Dan Plesch, Director of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS University of London has published his latest book looking into the once-inaccessible archive of the UN War ...
20 Apr, 2017
  • This year South Africa will celebrate 100 years since the birth of the anti-apartheid politician and revolutionary Oliver Reginald Tambo, who served as President of the African National Congress from ...
19 Apr, 2017
  • By Professor Richard Murphy, Department of International PoliticsBy Professor Richard Murphy, Department of International ...
19 Apr, 2017
  • By Professor Tim Lang, Department of SociologyBy Professor Tim Lang, Department of ...
19 Apr, 2017
  • A major new study is to examine the impact of Brexit on the lives of the estimated 1.2 million British citizens living in other European Union member ...
19 Apr, 2017
  • Nearly a thousand graduates will celebrate achieving a ...
19 Apr, 2017
  • Research published this week in Scientific Reports uses computer image and statistical shape analysis to shed light on which parts of the face are most likely to be ...
18 Apr, 2017
  • An interview with Norm Champ, discussing his latest book 'Going Public'. This book offers a behind-the-scenes look at the SEC's arcane culture and Champ's efforts to lead reforms to stabilize an ...
18 Apr, 2017
  • An interview with Norm Champ, discussing his latest book 'Going Public'. This book offers a behind-the-scenes look at the SEC's arcane culture and Champ's efforts to lead reforms to stabilize an ...
18 Apr, 2017
  • The Annual YTL Centre for Politics, Philosophy and Law Lecture and Panel Discussion with Professor Martha Nussbaum's during International Women's Week 9th – 10th March ...
18 Apr, 2017
  • By Dr Lauren Knott, Department of PsychologyBy Dr Lauren Knott, Department of ...
18 Apr, 2017
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18 Apr, 2017
  • Scientists have discovered a brand new way of attacking breast cancer that could lead to a new generation of ...
14 Apr, 2017
  • Older patients with bladder cancer who are too frail for aggressive treatment could benefit from weekly image-guided radiotherapy, new research ...
14 Apr, 2017
  • Dr Carmen Draghici, a Senior Lecturer in the City Law School, recently launched her new book, The Legitimacy of Family Rights in Strasbourg Case Law: 'Living Instrument’ or Extinguished ...
13 Apr, 2017
  • The Hack City event showcased the coding talents of over a hundred particpants including City computer science students.The Hack City event showcased the coding talents of over a hundred particpants ...
13 Apr, 2017
  • Dr Xeni Dassiou and Dr Albert Banal-Estanol to offer insight on policy developmentDr Xeni Dassiou and Dr Albert Banal-Estanol to offer insight on policy ...
13 Apr, 2017
  • Event at City tackles some of the most pressing needs of autistic children and adults and the people who care for themEvent at City tackles some of the most pressing needs of autistic children and ...
13 Apr, 2017
  • The TABLET project is the first scientific study of the early use of ...
13 Apr, 2017
  • Professor of International Economic Law, Professor David Collins, comments on US President Donald Trump’s approaches to international trade.Professor of International Economic Law, Professor David ...
13 Apr, 2017
  • By Professor Andy Pratt, Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries (Department of Sociology)By Professor Andy Pratt, Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries (Department of ...
13 Apr, 2017
  • In the wake of a United passenger being forcibly removed from one of its aircraft, Director of City’s Aviation Management programmes, Captain Tillman Gabriel, says a CEO will never win sympathy ...
13 Apr, 2017
  • Paper found although mindfulness-based weight management programs have had some success, it is not always clear that the mindfulness components were responsiblePaper found although mindfulness-based ...
13 Apr, 2017
  • LBS expert: Derailment can be transformative as well painful   The recent Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner and what has become the abortive launch of Pepsi’s “Moments” ...
12 Apr, 2017
  • Dear Diary is a new exhibition that celebrates diaries and the many ways in which diarists capture human experience. The result of a collaboration between King's College London and the Great Diary ...
12 Apr, 2017
  • Study hopes to test the theory that mindfulness meditation alleviates mental health symptoms by changing the way our brains process bodily informationStudy hopes to test the theory that mindfulness ...
12 Apr, 2017
  • The activity of cancer drugs changes depending on the types of microbes living in the gut, according to a UCL-led study into how nematode worms and their microbes process drugs and ...
12 Apr, 2017
  • The ICR’s Dr Anna Wilkins recently spoke to members of the public at two meetings of the University of the Third Age. Helen Craig blogs about the ...
12 Apr, 2017
  • Critical Economics Summit, Bologna May 5-6-7th:  A Debate on Political ...
12 Apr, 2017
  • Email sent to all SOAS staff 12 April ...
11 Apr, 2017
  • City academics take part in world’s largest festival of public science talksCity academics take part in world’s largest festival of public science ...
11 Apr, 2017
  • Researchers at King's College London and the Francis Crick Institute have discovered a type of brain cell that prevents mice from being overly ...
11 Apr, 2017
  • Cass Business School teamed up with Colgate-Palmolive and Tesco for the second successful edition of the Marketing Innovathon.Cass Business School teamed up with Colgate-Palmolive and Tesco for the ...
11 Apr, 2017
  • Life skills, such as persistence, conscientiousness and control, are as important to wealth and wellbeing in later life as they are when people are much younger, according to new research led by ...
11 Apr, 2017
  • The ability to distinguish objects in peripheral vision varies significantly between individuals, finds new research from UCL, Paris Descartes University and Dartmouth College, USA. For example, some ...
11 Apr, 2017
  • Video-based intervention for families may reduce the severity of emerging signs of the ...
11 Apr, 2017
  • The immunotherapy nivolumab will not be recommended for the treatment of patients with relapsed or metastatic head-and-cancer, under a new draft technology appraisal issued by ...
11 Apr, 2017
  • A round-up of this week's ...
11 Apr, 2017
  • Dr Enze Han, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at SOAS University of London, has been awarded a British Council Newton Fund award of £49,322 for a project on Chinese ...
11 Apr, 2017
  • Scott Redford, Nasser D. Khalili Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology at SOAS University of London has been awarded a grant for a project to document and protect the historic heritage site of Rum ...
10 Apr, 2017
  • City’s HCID Open Day, which brings together guest speakers from industry and academia to address issues related to user design, user experience and related fields, is themed Bootstrap UX.City’s ...
10 Apr, 2017
  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics has organised a mini-symposium which will look at the possibilities for realising the commercial success of micro-gas turbines so as to meet ...
10 Apr, 2017
  • Researchers from King's College London have discovered a specific class of inhibitory neurons in the cerebral cortex which plays a key role in how the brain encodes spatial information. The findings ...
10 Apr, 2017
  • Goldsmiths, University of London has been confirmed as a Future Thought program partner at Moogfest 2017, one of the world's most prestigious festivals of music, art and ...
10 Apr, 2017
  • King's Principal Professor Ed Byrne has received an Honorary Professorship from Tsinghua University in ...
10 Apr, 2017
  • Heavy-handed approaches to issues around social media and digital communication such as ‘sexting’, may be damaging to children’s emotional development, according to new research on childhood in ...
10 Apr, 2017
  • Linda Yueh reports on the knowns and unknowns of Brexit so far     The cloud of uncertainty hanging over the British economy won’t lift until March 2019 at the earliest, according ...
8 Apr, 2017
  • LBS economist analyses two different views of a ‘level playing field’     As US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet face-to-face for the first time ...
7 Apr, 2017
  • Birkbeck, University of London has committed to maintaining fees for students from the European Union at the same level as those for UK home students, for those starting courses in the academic year ...
7 Apr, 2017
  • City has been shortlisted in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management AwardsCity has been shortlisted in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management ...
7 Apr, 2017
  • Five budding entrepreneurs have taken home a share of the £25,000 prize fund at City’s business pitching competitionFive budding entrepreneurs have taken home a share of the £25,000 prize ...
7 Apr, 2017
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7 Apr, 2017
  • UCL has this week expressed its support for the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, following legislation newly passed in Hungary’s National Assembly, which places restrictions on ...
7 Apr, 2017
  • The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has ranked in the top five higher education institutions in the world for research in a new independent evaluation funded by the European ...
7 Apr, 2017
  • Dr Ivan Sikora, Senior Lecturer and Director of City’s MSc in Air Safety Management was a participant in the OECD’s International Transportation Forum in Paris.Dr Ivan Sikora, Senior Lecturer and ...
7 Apr, 2017
  • His Honour Judge Donald Cryan delivered a lecture at City titled “Family Arbitration, The First Five Years and Its Future”.His Honour Judge Donald Cryan delivered a lecture at City titled ...
7 Apr, 2017
  • LBS Global Give day smashes its 500-person participation target  The London Business School (LBS) community has answered the Dean’s call to support this year’s LBS Global Give day by raising ...
6 Apr, 2017
  • Today, 19 cultural leaders from across the world gathered at the newly opened Bush House at King's to begin the inaugural Leading culture in the 21st century executive learning ...
6 Apr, 2017
  • Professor Warner said on the appointment: “It is a huge honour and a great surprise to become President of the RSL. Literature has been my life – reading, writing, listening. I believe it matters ...
6 Apr, 2017
  • It’s nearly that time of year again, when runners from all over the world lace up their trainers and tackle one of the most famous marathons there is: the Virgin Money London Marathon. But why do ...
6 Apr, 2017
  • A large clinical trial of candidate Ebola vaccines has been launched in West Africa by the PREVAC international research consortium, which includes the London School of Hygiene & Tropical ...
6 Apr, 2017
  • A large clinical trial of candidate Ebola vaccines has been launched in West Africa by the PREVAC international research consortium, which includes the London School of Hygiene & Tropical ...
6 Apr, 2017
  • Big data comes at the price of intuition, strategist says     The increasing bias towards rational, scientific evidence could come at the cost of intuition, a London Business expert ...
6 Apr, 2017
  • Reforms will help put long-term value over short-term profit   Corporate governance reforms outlined in a report published today by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select ...
5 Apr, 2017
  • The research team will develop a new digitalised toolkit to support care planning, monitoring and interventions by people with chronic conditions and their carers.The research team will develop a new ...
5 Apr, 2017
  • Multiple artificial intelligence (AI) agents have learned to work together to play StarCraft, a science fiction combat video game, by using two-way communication according to a team from UCL and ...
5 Apr, 2017
  • The researchers will use a technique known as electropalatography to further explore the interactionThe researchers will use a technique known as electropalatography to further explore the ...
5 Apr, 2017
  • Scientists from King's have developed a new blood test that is more sensitive in detecting damaged heart muscle caused by a heart ...
5 Apr, 2017
  • A drug that has shown promise in breast and lung cancer trials also makes the combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy more successful at killing head-and-neck cancers, a new study has ...
5 Apr, 2017
  • Moderate changes to typical Indian diets could help to ‘future proof’ the Indian food system against the predicted decline in availability of groundwater over the coming decades, according ...
5 Apr, 2017
  • Moderate changes to typical Indian diets could help to ‘future proof’ the Indian food system against the predicted decline in availability of groundwater over the coming decades, according ...
4 Apr, 2017
  • The Dickson Poon School of Law is delighted to welcome Professor Gillian Douglas as she begins her role as Executive Dean of the ...
4 Apr, 2017
  • Leading global businesswoman joins Cass Global Women's Council.Leading global businesswoman joins Cass Global Women's ...