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 ...
25 Jul, 2016
  • Current Dean of the Wisconsin School of Business to be LBS’s ninth Dean London Business School is pleased to announce that François Ortalo-Magné is to become the new Dean of the ...
22 Jul, 2016
  • Hunter-gatherers have a three-tiered social network to increase the chance the whole community has enough to eat, according to new UCL research which looked at two contemporary hunter-gatherer ...
22 Jul, 2016
  • Birkbeck has hosted its annual Scholars Evening at a reception on the 30th floor of law firm Clifford Chance in London’s Canary Wharf, welcoming donors, volunteers and students for an evening of ...
22 Jul, 2016
  • Healthcare costs per patient with blood cancers are two times higher than average cancer costs, due to long hospital stays and complex treatment and ...
22 Jul, 2016
  • Westminster Hour podcast: 17th June, ...
22 Jul, 2016
  • Birkbeck has been recognised for efforts to reduce its environmental ...
22 Jul, 2016
  • June 11, 2016. Chicago, ...
22 Jul, 2016
  • World-leading cancer researchers have revealed plans to create a new generation of ‘anti-evolution’ therapies, designed to combat cancer’s lethal ability to adapt and evade ...
22 Jul, 2016
  • Leave decisions on executive pay to shareholders says LBS expert To the extent that executive compensation is a problem, it should be shareholders, not politicians, or employees, who fix it, a ...
22 Jul, 2016
  • LBS economist says homeowners’ debt could exceed their asset value A possible dent of 25% in UK property prices could leave homeowners saddled with debt that is more than the value of their ...
22 Jul, 2016
  • LBS economists explore economic impact of Brexit in live webcast by AQR Asset Management Institute The UK economy has been hit by a double shock in the immediate wake of Brexit, two London ...
21 Jul, 2016
  • Marie Staunton has been appointed as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees for SOAS University of ...
21 Jul, 2016
  • A round-up of this week's ...
21 Jul, 2016
  • SOAS University of London’s new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy has been launched and will aim to actively embed inclusive practices that are of benefit to all across the ...
21 Jul, 2016
  • SOAS University of London has been awarded the EcoCampus Platinum Status after passing a rigorous ...
21 Jul, 2016
  • Professor Gillian Douglas, has been appointed as the new Dean of The Dickson Poon School of Law at King's College ...
21 Jul, 2016
  • Statement from Professor Roger Kain (dean and chief executive of the School of Advanced Study and pro vice-chancellor (Research) University of London) read ...
21 Jul, 2016
  • All member institutes of the School of Advanced Study (SAS) welcome proposals from suitably qualified applicants for the H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships scheme. These prestigious ...
21 Jul, 2016
  • Simon Walker, Director General of the Institute of Directors, spoke of his concern at the uncertainty for business created by Brexit at the Lord Marshall Memorial, held at ...
20 Jul, 2016
  • Jan Toporowski, Professor of Economics and Finance at SOAS, University of London, will address the 2nd Gulf Co-operation Council and British Economic Forum at Lancaster House on Thursday 21 July on: ...
20 Jul, 2016
  • The Centre for Ernst Bloch Studies, founded at the University of Sheffield in 2007, has transferred to the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR) at the University of London’s School of ...
20 Jul, 2016
  • Food-sharing is more prevalent in stable hunter-gatherer camps, shows new UCL research that sheds light on the evolutionary roots of human ...
20 Jul, 2016
  • Four academics from UCL have recently been elected as Fellows of the British Academy, in recognition of their outstanding ...
20 Jul, 2016
  • King's College London Archives and the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives has been awarded Archive Service ...
20 Jul, 2016
  • The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment has yielded no trace of a dark matter particle after completing its final 20-month long search of the universe, according to LUX collaboration ...
19 Jul, 2016
  • SOAS School of Law celebrated the high achievements of this year’s undergraduate prize winners at a Prize Winners’ Reception on the 19th July ...
19 Jul, 2016
  • SOAS University of London is celebrating its 100th anniversary year throughout 2016 and 2017 with a series of special academic events and activities in the UK and across the ...
19 Jul, 2016
  • The School of Law has vacancies for fixed term Senior Teaching Fellow ...
19 Jul, 2016
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to reveal history of iconic YMCA ...
19 Jul, 2016
  • ICPR book explores arena in which the UK’s most serious criminal offences are dealt ...
19 Jul, 2016
  • A new interdisciplinary research institute in South Africa to fight tuberculosis (TB), HIV and related diseases has today been announced, following a merger between two leading research institutions, ...
19 Jul, 2016
  • Rate of new infections increased in 74 countries over past decade, raising significant challenges to ending the AIDS ...
19 Jul, 2016
  • Rate of new infections increased in 74 countries over past decade, raising significant challenges to ending the AIDS ...
18 Jul, 2016
  • A groundbreaking new report 'The underrepresentation of white working class boys in higher education: the role of widening participation' has been published ...
18 Jul, 2016
  • A new postgraduate loans scheme for taught and research Master's degrees is to be introduced for the 2016/17 academic year. All of our Master's programmes are ...
18 Jul, 2016
  • Sarah Mason’s MSc project is nominated in ‘Excellence in Employee Engagement’ ...
18 Jul, 2016
  • Three students from London Business School’s Masters in Finance and Executive MBA programmes have been awarded AQR Scholar Awards Masters in Finance students Charles Boissé and ...
15 Jul, 2016
  • Professor Ewan Ferlie and Professor Patrick Wright are two researchers from King's College London elected as fellows of the British Academy, the UK's national academy for the humanities and social ...
15 Jul, 2016
  • Hassan Hakimian - Director of the London Middle East Institute at SOAS - has been elected IIEA’s President in a recent round of elections by its members. Hassan takes over from Hashem Pesaran, ...
15 Jul, 2016
  • Psychology professor honoured for outstanding contribution to ...
15 Jul, 2016
  • The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has named Professor Johann de Bono as Regius Professor of Cancer ...
15 Jul, 2016
  • Professor Paul Workman, Chief Executive of The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and Professor Jon Pines, Head of Cancer Biology, will be admitted as Fellows to the Royal Society on Friday 15 ...
15 Jul, 2016
  • Day-to-day psychological stress and adverse life events are unlikely to increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer, according to a major new prospective ...
15 Jul, 2016
  • Access to the single market matters for private equity says LBS expert Securing access to the single market matters for the UK private equity industry, an expert from London Business School has ...
15 Jul, 2016
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15 Jul, 2016
  • Infection rates among prisoners far higher than in the general ...
15 Jul, 2016
  • Infection rates among prisoners far higher than in the general ...
15 Jul, 2016
  • LBS expert finds women are self-steering away from top jobs Executive search shortlists may not be the only reason for the paucity of women in top management jobs. The problem, which includes women ...
15 Jul, 2016
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15 Jul, 2016
  • Access to the single market matters for private equity says LBS expert Securing access to the single market matters for the UK private equity industry, an expert from London Business School has ...
14 Jul, 2016
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14 Jul, 2016
  • People with a rare autoimmune disorder produce autoimmune antibodies that appear to be linked to a reduced occurrence of Type 1 diabetes, new research has found. The study, published in Cell, ...
14 Jul, 2016
  • The outstanding achievements of three UCL researchers have been recognised by The Royal Society, the UK’s national Academy of science, in this year’s Awards and Prizes ...
14 Jul, 2016
  • The transition from hunter-gatherer to sedentary farming 10,000 years ago occurred in multiple neighbouring but genetically distinct populations according to research by an international team ...
14 Jul, 2016
  • Levels of global biodiversity loss may negatively impact on ecosystem function and the sustainability of human societies, according to UCL-led ...
14 Jul, 2016
  • Childhood cancers can be very different from adult cancers, even if they look the same under the microscope. Henry French looks back on a recent research summit which looked to a future of smarter ...
14 Jul, 2016
  • Romana Kazmi joins King's College London as the university's first woman Muslim ...
14 Jul, 2016
  • We have received the very sad news that Birkbeck’s Deputy Chair of Governors, Dr Ruth Thompson, has died of ...
14 Jul, 2016
  • At its meeting of 12th July, UCL Council considered a number of options for the future development of the university’s investment ...
14 Jul, 2016
  • LBS launches new leadership programme for family businesses Family firms possess unique advantages which can give them the edge in today’s turbulent business climate, according to a London ...
14 Jul, 2016
  • LBS graduates David Davis and Justine Greening have been appointed to the new Conservative cabinet by Prime Minister Theresa May David Davis, who graduated from London Business School with an MSc ...
14 Jul, 2016
  • LBS graduates David Davis and Justine Greening have been appointed to the new Conservative cabinet by Prime Minister Theresa May David Davis, who graduated from London Business School with an MSc ...
13 Jul, 2016
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13 Jul, 2016
  • A new streamlined approach to genetic testing for women with ovarian cancer provides testing rapidly and affordably, allowing many more patients to benefit from personalised cancer management and ...
13 Jul, 2016
  • LBS professor and team awarded ISMS-MSI Practice Prize A London Business School marketing expert is part of the team to win the 2015-16 Gary L. Lilien ISMS-MSI Practice Prize for marketing ...
12 Jul, 2016
  • SOAS University of London has been rated as one of the top universities for its political scene in a new survey by ...
12 Jul, 2016
  • Climate change is already having an impact on the UK and urgent action is required to address climate-related risks, according to a new report conducted by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) ...
12 Jul, 2016
  • Climate change is already having an impact on the UK and urgent action is required to address climate-related risks, according to a new report conducted by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) ...
11 Jul, 2016
  • A new test could predict the risk of a woman’s breast cancer spreading within 10 years of diagnosis more accurately than the current NICE-approved test, Oncotype DX, scientists have ...
8 Jul, 2016
  • The Warburg Institute has appointed a scholar of Renaissance Italian art as its new deputy director. Professor Michelle O’Malley (left) will join the institute, which is part of the University ...
8 Jul, 2016
  • The latest innovations in science often involve researchers working together across numerous disciplines. Katie Pollock, a PhD student at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, describes what ...
8 Jul, 2016
  • Brexit presents lessons for keeping bureaucracy at bay says LBS expert Business executives can learn from the EU’s failings following Britain’s vote to leave the EU, a London Business School ...
7 Jul, 2016
  • SOAS University of London has appointed six new Senior Fellows for the 2016-17 academic ...
7 Jul, 2016
  • A round-up of this week's ...
7 Jul, 2016
  • On Saturday 02 July, a boat with a crew comprised of current King's students and esteemed Alumni took to the water at the Henley Royal Regatta in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the 1946 ...
7 Jul, 2016
  • The effects of family upbringing on people’s food preferences disappear as they start to make their own meal choices, to the point where they have no detectable impact by late adolescence, ...
7 Jul, 2016
  • Many of you will be aware of the decision made by the UK electorate to leave the European Union. Although this is not an outcome that we would have wanted, the University of London and the institutes ...
7 Jul, 2016
  • Boredom may be contributing to a widening of political views among voters, according to a new study by researchers from King's College London and the University of ...
7 Jul, 2016
  • The 20-volume Encyclopedia of Buddhist Arts, published by Fo Guang Shan in March 2013, is the first great modern-day compendium of the world’s Buddhist ...
6 Jul, 2016
  • Genetic testing in men with advanced prostate cancer could pick up a significant proportion whose disease may be caused by inherited mutations in genes involved in repairing DNA damage, a major new ...
6 Jul, 2016
  • Hiver smartphone app remembers networking interactions Hiver, a business founded in London Business School’s  new business Incubator, has announced the launch of its networking smartphone ...
5 Jul, 2016
  • SOAS has conducted a mid-term review of the Southeast Asian Art Academic ...
5 Jul, 2016
  • A retrospective of works by the celebrated Chinese painter Hong Ling will be exhibited at the Brunei Gallery at SOAS University of London next ...
5 Jul, 2016
  • New research from King's College London has studied the controversial Freudian theory that Hysteria, a disorder resulting in severe neurological symptoms such as paralysis or seizures, arises in ...
5 Jul, 2016
  • Historian and digital publishing specialist Dr Philip Carter (left) is set to join the Institute of Historical Research (IHR) as its new head of digital publications. He will take up his post at the ...
5 Jul, 2016
  • Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR) of Birkbeck and Prison Reform Trust collaborate on research ...
5 Jul, 2016
  • A new study has found that reducing antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections - such as coughs, colds, sore throats and ear infections - is not linked to an increase in the most serious ...
5 Jul, 2016
  • Senior Executive Programme scholarship announced with 30% Club London Business School will offer a women’s scholarship on its Senior Executive Programme in collaboration with the 30% Club for ...
4 Jul, 2016
  • An eminent expert in labour law, Professor Diamond Ashiagbor, has been appointed to the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), a leading legal research organisation which is a member of the ...
1 Jul, 2016
  • Birkbeck student entrepreneur Suzi Godson has been lauded for her business, MeeTwo, at the 2016 Santander University Entrepreneurship ...
1 Jul, 2016
  • Researchers have identified eight new genetic variations in the human genome that could be linked to an increased risk of developing ...
1 Jul, 2016
  • Dr Caroline Goodson, Senior Lecturer in Medieval History and Archaeology at Birkbeck, has been awarded a Leverhulme Research ...
1 Jul, 2016
  • LBS expert asks if fintech can drive efficiency into the finance industry Finance has always been an energetic early adopter of information technology, but now one expert from London Business ...