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Bone idol: museum's quagga skeleton restored with 3D-printed leg

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UCL Grant Museum of Zoology has completed work on its rare but neglected quagga skeleton. Jack Ashby (UCL Public and Cultural Engagement) explains how this was achieved with help from The Bartlett and the Royal Veterinary College. Read: Guardian

The Durham Moot

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Professor John Tomaney (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) explains why events like the Durham Moot are important for discussing the political, social and cultural challenges facing the region. Watch: BBC One ‘Sunday Politics North East and Cumbria’ (from 53 mins 13 secs)

The Mediterranean migrant crisis has big business and climate change at its roots

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Professor Henrietta Moore (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) argues that while forced migration is framed as a political issue, climate change and inequality are fuelling the catastrophe and business has a role to play in solving it. Read: Guardian

UCL's new centre to bridge UK's digital divide

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The Government is to invest in a new facility at UCL to help cities across the country make better infrastructure investments in a bid to rebalance the British economy. The new centre will be led by Professor Alan Penn (The Bartlett, UCL Built Environment). Read: Architects' Journal, More: Gizmodo, Computer Weekly

Raising a glass to a dream

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Professor Frederic Migayro (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) comments on the inaugural exhibition of the Fondation Louis Vuitton arts centre, which he has curated.

Student architects’ annual shows: the shape of things to come?

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UCL Bartlett School of Architecture's yearly exhibition offers flights of fancy, sci-fi visions and things of beauty from those destined to shape our built environment. Read: Guardian

More action needed to meet climate targets

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A report by researchers from UCL, including Mr Steve Pye and Professor Neil Strachan (UCL Energy Institute), finds that stronger action is required to transform the UK’s energy system and reduce carbon emissions in line with 2050 targets. Read: The Engineer, More: UCL News

Maths has apparently found the answer to true love

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Dr Hannah Fry (UCL CASA) says the best predictor of a long-lasting relationship is how positive or negative a couple are to one another. Read: Metro

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