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Rue the rules

A discussion of the merits of teaching grammar rules to young children cites Professor Bas Aarts (UCL English Language & Literature) for his rationale of why learning grammar is beneficial. Read: The Economist More...

Published: Aug 26, 2016 4:55:43 PM

East West Street

Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) speaks about a book he wrote on war crimes and his own family’s stories that he uncovered through his work. Listen: ABC Radio More...

Published: Aug 26, 2016 11:57:36 AM

Captive who cannot escape her past: Natascha Kampusch was freed after 8 years

Dr James Thompson (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) discusses the psychology and strategies that helped the survivor of an abduction and eight years in captivity. Read: The Express More...

Published: Aug 25, 2016 2:16:37 PM

Central Italy earthquake

After the August 24 earthquake in central Italy, Dr Joanna Faure Walker and Dr Carmine Galasso (UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction), Professor Bill McGuire (UCL Earth Sciences) and Professor Dina D’Ayala (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) share their expertise on earthquakes in the region and risk management. Watch: BBC Two ‘Newsnight,’ BBC World News, BBC News, Read: TIME, CNN, Newsweek, The Guardian, International Business Times, Sky News, MicListen: BBC World Service ‘Newshour’ (from 32 minutes), BBC Radio London (from 36 mins 40 secs) More...

Published: Aug 25, 2016 12:47:32 PM