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Women's history month: The Slade's prize-winning women artists lost in the gaps of art history

A new exhibition at UCL Art Museum entitled Prize & Prejudice reveals how young female artists won all the prizes at the UCL Slade School of Fine Art in 1918 and curator Helen Downes explains why their work is worth celebrating. Read: Evening Standard, More: UCL News More...

Published: Mar 16, 2018 4:11:41 PM

Why Putin is taking the chance to show his electoral muscle

Professor Pete Duncan (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies) explains that Putin needs not just to win the election, as he will, but to make the population believe in the legitimacy of his election. Read: The Times (£) More...

Published: Mar 16, 2018 3:59:03 PM

Why women with HIV are persistently invisible – and how we can challenge it

Visiting Professor Theo Gordon (UCL History of Art), writes that ‘it was not until 1993 that AIDS, as defined by the US Centre for Disease Control (CDC), included opportunistic infections specific to womens’ bodies. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: Mar 16, 2018 3:55:15 PM

Britons have reason to be fearful after spy's poisoning

Commenting on news that a former Russian spy was probably poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent, Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) states that the level of toxicity of nerve agents ‘is such that they are only to be manufactured in specialised facilities.’ Read: LA Times More...

Published: Mar 16, 2018 3:50:59 PM