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Building on the boundaries

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Professor Michael Hebbert (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) says that when constructing buildings, London boroughs frequently neglect their edges in favour of the middles. Read: Economist (£)

Maths and marriage

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Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) explains what maths and marriage have in common. Listen: BBC Radio 5 live '5 live Science' (from 53 mins 21 secs)

London's record-high population creates real estate challenges

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Professor Michael Batty (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) says London is facing a major housing crisis, due in part to the burgeoning population. Read: CBC

London's population hits 8.6m record high

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Professor Michael Batty (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) explains how London’s population has changed since 1939. Read: BBC News, Listen: BBC London 94.9 'Breakfast' (from 1 hour 19 mins), More: London 94.9 'Robert Elms' (from 1 hour)

Looking for love in all the wrong equations

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Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) explains how mathematical modelling underpins everything - from the possibility of finding a partner to the number of sexual partners we have in a lifetime. Read: Guardian, More: Sunday Times (£), BBC News, Daily Mail, The Australian (£)

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