University College London

University College London (UCL) was founded in 1826 and is a constituent college of the University of London. Today, UCL has over 21,600 undergraduate and graduate students. UCL is a member of the Russell Group of Universities and a part of the elite G-5 sub-group of universities in the U.K. It is a part of the Golden Triangle. UCL is most noted for its Clinical Medicine ranked 1st (exclusive of North America), Neuroscience & Behavior ranked 1st (exclusive of North America) and 2nd world-wide, Immunology ranked 2nd in Europe and Pharmacology & Toxicology 1st (exclusive of North America) and fourth world-wide. Agricultural Sciences research at UCL is advancing to the forefront world-wide, according to recent ranking panels.

Address
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT
E-mail
j.gimpel@ucl.ac.uk
Website
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/
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Telecom

New technology to dramatically speed up home broadband

Slow internet speeds and the Internet 'rush hour' - the peak time when data speeds drop by up to 30% - could be history with new hardware designed and demonstrated by UCL researchers that provides consistently high-speed ...

Machine learning & AI

AI used to reproduce 'lost' Picasso nude

A painting of a naked woman by Pablo Picasso that has been hidden beneath one of his "Blue Period' masterpieces for more than a century has been recreated by UCL scientists using a combination of X-rays, AI and 3D printing.

Consumer & Gadgets

Smartphones have led to the 'death of proximity'

A UCL study across nine countries shows smartphones are more than devices we use, they're 'the place where we live' and swap for close contact with others.

Electronics & Semiconductors

New technique may enable all-optical data-center networks

A new technique that synchronizes the clocks of computers in under a billionth of a second can eliminate one of the hurdles for the deployment of all-optical networks, potentially leading to more efficient data centers, according ...

Automotive

UK public want self-driving cars to be labelled

Nearly nine out of 10 people in the UK (86%) want self-driving vehicles to be labeled so they can be clearly distinguished from human-driven vehicles, according to a major new survey led by UCL researchers.

Business

Call to reform Big Tech's financial reporting rules

A permissive financial disclosures regime allows Big Tech companies to conceal their market power, increase profit margins, and expand digital platform dominance, according to a new report by a UCL-led team of researchers.

Energy & Green Tech

Digital 3-D models of London chart path to lower emissions

An interactive 3-D map of London that grades the energy efficiency of more than 3.5 million properties has been built by UCL researchers for the Greater London Authority (GLA) to inform efforts in tackling fuel poverty and ...

Brexit could cause major disruption to EU-UK data flows

UK businesses could be in for a huge headache if the government fails to secure an agreement on data flows between the E.U. and the U.K. post-Brexit, according to a new report published by UCL European Institute.

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