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Published: 2017-09-22T03:59:25Z

 



Physically active mid-lifers more likely to be active into old age

2017-09-21T09:59:06Z

Men who are physically active in mid-life are more likely to continue the habit into older age as well, finds a long term tracking study led by UCL. 


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UK pledges £65million to the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment

2017-09-21T09:30:47Z

The UK is investing £65million in a US-based global science project involving UCL scientists that could change our understanding of the universe.


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Hearing loss & dementia research benefits from funding boost

2017-09-20T16:39:25Z

Alzheimer’s Research UK will invest over £2 million in four innovative new projects exploring ways to reduce the risk of dementia, one of which is led by UCL researchers.


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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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