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Grenfell: Hansford to lead industry inquiry

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Former government chief construction adviser, Professor Peter Hansford (UCL Bartlett) is to carry out an independent review into the Grenfell Tower tragedy, commissioned by the Institution of Civil Engineers. Read: Construction News

Is desk-bound work making us obese? 

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Professor Alexi Marmot (UCL Bartlett School of Graduate Studies) explains that public health guidance says we should do a lot less sitting and a lot more movement. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Analysis' (from 11 mins 15 secs)

Eritrea capital Asmara makes World Heritage list

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Edward Denison (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) explains why Eritrean capital Asmara deserves the UNESCO award of World Heritage status. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Newshour’ (from 37 mins 41 secs), More: Guardian

London LGBTQ+ venues have more than halved in past decade

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A study, conducted by Dr Ben Campkin (Director, UCL Urban Laboratory) and Laura Marshall (UCL Urban Laboratory), has found that the number of LGBTQ+ venues in London has fallen by 58% since 2006. Read: BBC News, More: Evening Standard, ITV News, NBC News, Reuters, Business Insider, Gay Times, Attitude, Pink News, GetWestLondon, UCL News

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