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Published: 2017-09-21T03:58:49Z

 



UCL unveils stunning social space at heart of campus

2017-09-20T12:00:55Z

An innovative new outdoor space located in the middle of UCL’s Bloomsbury campus formally opens today, marking a key milestone in the delivery of the university’s ambitious Transforming UCL project.


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One in four girls is depressed at age 14

2017-09-20T08:18:04Z

New research shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14.


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Virtual brain lab brings together world-leading neuroscientists

2017-09-18T16:04:53Z

Twenty one leading neuroscience groups from around the world, including seven from UCL, have formed a ‘virtual brain lab’ to test how the brain controls learning and decision making. 


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UCL’s radical approach to economics teaching sparks a global trend

2017-09-18T14:24:49Z

A new approach to teaching economics in universities and pioneered at UCL is spreading throughout the world and has earned plaudits from commentators, academics and students. Anyone anywhere in the world has access for free to the ebook The Economy produced by a global collaboration of economists. This month, to complement the free ebook, Oxford University Press will publish a physical book.


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Size matters in the detection of exoplanet atmospheres

2017-09-18T14:03:42Z

A group-analysis of 30 exoplanets orbiting distant stars suggests that size, not mass, is a key factor in whether a planet’s atmosphere can be detected according to a UCL-led team of European researchers.


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People with dementia fail to get specialist care despite huge needs

2017-09-18T15:47:56Z

People suffering in the late stages of dementia receive most of their healthcare from GPs or emergency services rather than from specialist health care professionals, despite them having complex needs, researchers at UCL have found.


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Happiness is not determined by childhood biomarkers

2017-09-15T14:20:48Z

Happiness is not determined by childhood biological markers such as height or body fat, according to a team of European researchers involving UCL. 


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UCL ranked in world's top five universities for arts and humanities

2017-09-15T10:44:56Z

UCL has been ranked fifth in the world for arts and humanities in the latest league table published by The Times Higher Education.


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Communication and emotional closeness linked to fewer low sexual interest problems

2017-09-14T14:56:10Z

British women living with a partner are more than twice as likely to lack interest in sex compared to men living with a partner, according to a new study published in the BMJ Open.


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Explaining bursts of activity in brains of preterm babies

2017-09-11T16:49:52Z

The source of spontaneous, high-amplitude bursts of activity seen in the brains of preterm babies, which are vital for healthy development, has been identified by a team led by researchers at UCL and King’s College London.


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