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Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time

What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging.

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Video: Understanding how Lithium-ion batteries fail 

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UK is a knockout performer on pound-for-pound basis

Professor Simon Marginson (UCL Institute of Education) comments on the UK’s university system being ranked second in the world in the 2015 Universitas 21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems. Read: THE (£) More...

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The jailed opposition leader who might hold the key to Venezuela’s future

Leopoldo López, Venezuela’s most prominent opposition leader, resurfaced on May 23 after a year locked away in a military prison. In a four-minute video, he announced that he was going on hunger strike, and called on Venezuelans to renew their peaceful anti-government protests, writes Dr Marco Aponte-Moreno and Lance Lattig (both UCL Management Science & Innovation) in The Conversation.