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Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 02.09.2022
Opinion: Neanderthals died out 40,000 years ago, but there has never been more of their DNA on Earth
Opinion: Neanderthals died out 40,000 years ago, but there has never been more of their DNA on Earth

Environment - History / Archeology - 02.09.2022
Kinder Scout National Nature Reserve extended in size to continue important research into tackling climate change
As from today, Kinder Scout, the National Nature Reserve (NNR) in Derbyshire cared for by the National Trust, will be extended in size by 25 per cent (226 hectares) thanks to a declaration by Natural England.

Campus - History / Archeology - 31.08.2022
Spotlight On... Ben Campkin
Spotlight On... Ben Campkin

History / Archeology - Life Sciences - 30.08.2022
DNA from human remains found in medieval well shines new light on Jewish history
DNA from human remains found in medieval well shines new light on Jewish history
An analysis of DNA from 12th-century human remains has provided new insights into a significant historical crime and into Ashkenazi Jewish population history, reports a new study co-led by a UCL researcher. The study, published in Current Biology, involving work with historians, archaeologists, and the local Jewish community, also overturns the previously-held view that disease-related variants associated with Ashkenazi Jewish populations only became more common in the last 600 years.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 25.08.2022
Over half of children in England and Wales now born to unmarried parents
In 2021, more babies - 51% - were born to unmarried mothers in England and Wales than to those in a marriage or civil partnership for the first time since records began in 1845.

Environment - History / Archeology - 19.08.2022
Analysis: Sewage alerts - the long history of using maps to hold water companies to account
Analysis: Sewage alerts - the long history of using maps to hold water companies to account
Writing in The Conversation, Professor James Cheshire (UCL Geography) explores how today conservation organisations use water sensors and mapping technology to expose the levels of illicit sewage dumping into rivers and the sea, and the historic roots of these powerful tools.

History / Archeology - 16.08.2022
Opinion: Violating the Presidential Records Act is no small transgression
Opinion: Violating the Presidential Records Act is no small transgression

History / Archeology - Politics - 01.08.2022
Analysis: James Hutton Brew - Gold Coast abolitionist who exposed Britain's anti-slavery hypocrisy
Analysis: James Hutton Brew - Gold Coast abolitionist who exposed Britain’s anti-slavery hypocrisy

History / Archeology - Campus - 26.07.2022
Launch Event for Generation UCL: 200 Years of Student Life in London
Launch Event for Generation UCL: 200 Years of Student Life in London

History / Archeology - Campus - 22.07.2022
The British Academy recognises Manchester academics for their expertise
The British Academy recognises Manchester academics for their expertise

History / Archeology - Health - 13.07.2022
Bones of men and horses bring home the horrors of war at Waterloo
Bones of men and horses bring home the horrors of war at Waterloo
A team of world-class archaeologists, students and veterans on the battlefield of Waterloo have discovered a rare complete skeleton of a soldier from the battle 200 years ago. As many as 20,000 men fell on a single day in June 1815 in the epic battle near Brussels in Belgium that forever ended Napoleon's dreams of empire.

History / Archeology - 13.07.2022
Bronze Age enclosure could offer earliest clues on the origins of Cardiff
Bronze Age enclosure could offer earliest clues on the origins of Cardiff
An archaeological dig at a city park has uncovered what could be the earliest house found in Cardiff.

History / Archeology - 11.07.2022
New Cambridge Latin course reflects diversity of the Roman world
New Cambridge Latin course reflects diversity of the Roman world
The latest edition of the leading Latin course has been designed to more accurately depict the roles of women, minorities and enslaved people in the Roman world.

History / Archeology - 08.07.2022
Death of Shinzo Abe
Death of Shinzo Abe

Physics - History / Archeology - 04.07.2022
Ten years since the discovery of the Higgs boson
Ten years ago, on 4 July 2012, an international collaboration of particle physicists announced to the world that they had independently observed a new particle - the Higgs boson. The finding came out of the ATLAS and CMS experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN; Oxford researchers were key contributors to the discovery and have continued to play a leading role in Higgs-boson research ever since.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 01.07.2022
Archaeological dig at park could uncover 2,000-year-old hidden history
Archaeological dig at park could uncover 2,000-year-old hidden history

History / Archeology - 01.07.2022
Archaeologists carry out first dig at tomb linked to King Arthur
Archaeologists carry out first dig at tomb linked to King Arthur

History / Archeology - 29.06.2022
American Studies students receive BAAS recognition for outstanding essays

History / Archeology - 28.06.2022
University of Glasgow honorary degree for Outlander author

History / Archeology - 24.06.2022
Opinion: What People Get Wrong About the History of Bisexuality
Opinion: What People Get Wrong About the History of Bisexuality

History / Archeology - 14.06.2022
Cultural stratification in the UK: Persistent gender and class differences in cultural voraciousness

History / Archeology - Event - 08.06.2022
From Bentham to Hollywood: UCL launches free walking tour
From Bentham to Hollywood: UCL launches free walking tour

History / Archeology - 06.06.2022
’Beacon Masters’ light the UK on fire for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

History / Archeology - 23.05.2022
After the Garden Festival...Digging the Festival
After the Garden Festival...Digging the Festival

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 23.05.2022
James McCune Smith PhD Scholarships
James McCune Smith PhD Scholarships

History / Archeology - Religions - 17.05.2022
Katherine Parr did not persuade Henry VIII to found Trinity College Cambridge, new study argues
Katherine Parr did not persuade Henry VIII to found Trinity College Cambridge, new study argues
King Henry VIII had already made up his mind to found Trinity College Cambridge and Christ Church Oxford before Cambridge lobbied his queen, a re-examination of 16th-century sources suggests.

History / Archeology - Politics - 11.05.2022
Opinion: Ukraine Invasion - How history can empower people to make sense of Russia's war
Opinion: Ukraine Invasion - How history can empower people to make sense of Russia’s war

Campus - History / Archeology - 21.04.2022
Obituary: Professor Teodor Shanin

History / Archeology - 21.04.2022
New book centres the contribution of British Black and Asian actors to Shakespeare in the theatre

History / Archeology - Event - 07.04.2022
Veterans and Archaeologists survey Falklands battlefields on 40th anniversary of the conflict
Veterans and Archaeologists survey Falklands battlefields on 40th anniversary of the conflict
During the 40 th anniversary of the Falklands War, a team including veterans, archaeologists and local people are carrying out the first archaeological survey of the islands' battlefields, it was revealed today.

History / Archeology - Research Management - 06.04.2022
Research team sheds light on Roman financial crisis
New scientific analysis of the composition of Roman denarii has brought fresh understanding to a financial crisis briefly mentioned by the Roman statesman and writer Marcus Tullius Cicero in his essay on moral leadership, De Officiis, and solved a longstanding historical debate. Researchers at the University of Warwick and the University of Liverpool have analysed coins of the period and revealed a debasement of the currency far greater than historians had thought, with coins that had been pure silver before 90BC cut with up to 10 per cent copper five years later.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 28.03.2022
UCL alumna Sarah Parker Remond honoured with blue plaque
UCL alumna Sarah Parker Remond honoured with blue plaque

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 24.03.2022
Three communities living near historic iron age hillforts join forces for new collaborative project

Politics - History / Archeology - 21.03.2022
Opinion: How Vladimir Putin failed to learn the lessons of Leningrad
Opinion: How Vladimir Putin failed to learn the lessons of Leningrad

Economics - History / Archeology - 17.03.2022
Opinion: How the future of shopping was shaped by its past

History / Archeology - Architecture - 01.03.2022
Road radar to reveal York’s Roman secrets
The biggest investigation ever undertaken into Eboracum, the Roman city buried beneath York, is set to begin this summer.

Politics - History / Archeology - 01.03.2022
War in Ukraine: UCL academics provide expert comment and updates
War in Ukraine: UCL academics provide expert comment and updates
As the war between Russia and Ukraine continues to develop, UCL academics are advancing public knowledge about the situation by analysing events and providing expert comment in the media.

Economics - History / Archeology - 01.03.2022
Opinion: Viktor Orbán has played a perfect game with Putin
Opinion: Viktor Orbán has played a perfect game with Putin

Politics - History / Archeology - 28.02.2022
Ukraine conflict: UCL academics provide expert comment and updates
Ukraine conflict: UCL academics provide expert comment and updates
As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues to develop, UCL academics are advancing public knowledge about the situation by analysing events and providing expert comment in the media.

History / Archeology - 25.02.2022
Opinion: Isolated, paranoid, deluded. But Vladimir Putin isn't a mad despot - he's evil
Opinion: Isolated, paranoid, deluded. But Vladimir Putin isn’t a mad despot - he’s evil

Politics - History / Archeology - 23.02.2022
Opinion: Is Vladimir Putin mad, brilliant or somewhere in between?
Opinion: Is Vladimir Putin mad, brilliant or somewhere in between?

History / Archeology - 22.02.2022
Faculty of Humanities to host first British Academy lecture

History / Archeology - 17.02.2022
Spotlight on...Hayley Nicholls
Spotlight on...Hayley Nicholls

History / Archeology - 10.02.2022
New book sheds light on the origins of modern idioms such as jumping the shark, Groundhog Day and breaking the internet
New book sheds light on the origins of modern idioms such as jumping the shark, Groundhog Day and breaking the internet

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 03.02.2022
Opinion: Cranes - why Britain's tallest bird just had its best breeding year since the 1600s
Opinion: Cranes - why Britain’s tallest bird just had its best breeding year since the 1600s
The total population of cranes in the UK is now believed to be over 200 thanks to the careful guarding of nests and a carefully designed breeding programme, says Honorary Professor Richard Gregory (UCL Division of Biosciences).

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 03.02.2022
Opinion: 1922 - the year that made modernism
Opinion: 1922 - the year that made modernism

History / Archeology - Environment - 03.02.2022
Spotlight on... Professor Tim Williams
Spotlight on... Professor Tim Williams

History / Archeology - 27.01.2022
’Dear John...’ - new book reveals the untold story of the wartime break-up letter
New book explores romantic life in wartime, how and why relationships break down, and the consequences for men and women in uniform, through the phenomenon of the -Dear John- letter, that most notorious of wartime missives.

History / Archeology - 27.01.2022
UCL marks Holocaust Memorial Day with new podcast on survivor Leon Greenman
UCL marks Holocaust Memorial Day with new podcast on survivor Leon Greenman

Event - History / Archeology - 21.01.2022
New Burns Supper artwork unveiled in virtual reality exhibition
New Burns Supper artwork unveiled in virtual reality exhibition