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We connect journalists to expert academics and promote UCL research and teaching throughout the global media.

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Hugs best way to combat loneliness, research reveals

Mariana von Mohr (UCL Clinical, Education & Health Psychology) has led a study on the power of touch in human relations, revealing how gentle stroking can reduce feelings of social exclusion. Read: Evening Standard, More: UCL News More...

Published: Oct 18, 2017 2:33:28 PM

Edward Allington obituary

Professor Edward Allington (UCL Slade School of Fine Art), leading British sculptor has passed away aged 66. Read: Telegraph(£) More...

Published: Oct 18, 2017 12:36:07 PM

Who killed Crimewatch? By presenter Nick Ross

Nick Ross (UCL Security and Crime Sciences) reflects on the rise and fall of Crimewatch, commenting on the legacy that lives on through the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Sciences, UCL. Read: Mail Online, More: Guardian,  More...

Published: Oct 18, 2017 9:37:04 AM

Engineers could learn a lot from dance when designing urban transport

John Bingham-Hall (UCL STEaPP) writes about a project that explores how techniques used by dancers could offer engineers and urban planners new ideas in city-making. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: Oct 17, 2017 3:26:39 PM