Material world
Want to know what a yellow quantum dot looks like? How about dragon skin? Welcome to the Materials Library.

Into the dark
Dark energy and matter comprise 95 per cent of the cosmos. So why does doesn’t anyone know what they are?


The Bloomsbury Set
From national tours to secret gigs, UCL students have witnessed history at the Bloomsbury Theatre.

South Junction 5

You make me feel mighty real
The thriving LGBTQ+ community at UCL provides support and a forum for discussion.

Body of work

Body of work
Last year, Professor Mark Thomas was accused of trying to destroy British identity. This is what happened next.


Confucian wisdom
Partnerships work, but only if chosen carefully, agree Dame Nicola Brewer and Katharine Carruthers.


Latest news from across UCL

Extra Curricular
Novelist Susie Boyt says that the boisterousness of the Players’ Theatre music hall set her up perfectly for a career in writing.

Free Radical
Dr Rui Loureiro, Senior Lecture in Department of Materials and Tissue discusses using AI to help phantom limb pain.

University Matters
UCL President and Provost Michael Arthur says that when we come together, great things happen.

Jeremy Bentham Speaks
Judith Stephenson, Professor of Sexual and Reproductive Health and programme Director for Maternal Health at UCL.


Little grey cells
It might be pinky-grey and look like a walnut but the human brain can do amazing things. We explore how.

The right image
Professor Shonit Punwani finds harmony through diversity in the most unlikely of places.

London vs world
Nnenna Asubo (LLB, third year) finds the perfect view from Primrose Hill.

This  idea must die
Professor Albert Weale says government should not be a slave to public opinion – even if that opinion was expressed in a referendum.


Front cover: Kareem Khazeem with slime bubbles from the Materials Library. Photograph by Adam Lawrence.

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