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Establishing Innovation At The Centre Of Drug Delivery

Trailblazing work at a London research centre is aiding development of new drug therapies that are not just more effective at preventing and treating diseases but also faster and more affordable to manufacture.

Innovative Doctoral Training Comes To Light

The science of light is the focus of a joint UCL-Cambridge University centre turning today’s PhD students into tomorrow’s industry innovators – and equipping them …

Teaming Up to Drive New Nanoelectronics Discoveries

UCL and Cambridge University are spearheading inter-institutional research aimed at generating new knowledge on the properties of electrons in nanoscale semiconductors – with equipment-sharing making …

Artist's conception illustrating the brown dwarf named 2MASSJ22282889-431026 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

HPC Adds Extra Dimension To The Search For Extraterrestrial Life

The SES consortium’s Emerald supercomputer is providing UCL astrophysicists with the computing firepower they need to help pinpoint exoplanets capable of supporting alien lifeforms.

Combined codes for chemistry research

Iridis distributed memory computing cluster can handle the vast calculations needed to develop new methodologies in scientific research, including chemistry.

Slowing the ageing process

By 2024, it’s estimated that over half of the population of the UK will be over 50 years old. That statistic has implications both for …

Patient-specific Drug Choice

Choosing the right drug for a patient with cancer is a complicated challenge. There is such a wide range of options, and it can be …

Modelling mutations for cancer cure

The p53 tumour suppressor protein, when it works properly, helps to prevent cancer. It does so by inducing the arrest of the cell cycle, by …

Using HPC to improve cancer treatments

Professor Francesco Gervasio of UCL’s Department of Chemistry used the Emerald supercomputer to simulate the effect of gene mutations linked to the spread of cancer. His research …

Environmentally Friendly Heterogeneous Catalysis

Researchers at UCL are using a range of sophisticated computational tools to simulate and predict the chemical processes that take place at the surfaces of metal and other material surfaces.

Modelling the coastal effects of a Tsunami

UCL’s membership of the Science & Engineering South (SES) Consortium is allowing researchers to work with with GPU specialists in Oxford to greatly improve the performance of a tsunami simulation code.