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Water vapour has been detected in the atmosphere of a super-Earth with habitable temperatures by UCL researchers in a world first.
A second person has experienced sustained remission from HIV-1 after ceasing treatment, reports a paper led by researchers at UCL and Imperial College London.
Rising temperatures as a result of climate change are already exposing people to health risks across the globe, according to a new report from 27 global institutions co-led by UCL researchers.
Dr Claire Colomb
Reader in the Bartlett School of Planning, and Academic Director of the Cities partnerships Programme (Paris)
UCL was rated the top university in the UK for research strength in the most recent Research Excellence Framework
UCL is ranked 8th in the 2020 QS World University Rankings
There have been 29 Nobel Prize laureates amongst UCL’s alumni and current and former staff to date
UCL was the first university in England to welcome students of any religion, and to welcome women to university education