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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 

UCL in the media

UCL's appearances in the mainstream media

Noise during operations found to be causing doctors communication problems

An analysis of video footage by researchers from Imperial College London and Dr Terhi Korkiakangas (UCL Institute of Education) shows that some operating theatre teams are negatively affected by background music during surgery. Read: Daily Mail, Listen: BBC Radio 5 live 'Morning Reports' (from 4 mins 38 secs)

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Response to Cecil the Lion’s death is a sad lesson in the irrationality of public opinion

Alas poor Cecil! Close personal friend of mine, sadly dead now. The catchphrases of the Scottish comedian Bob Doolally capture the outpourings of grief among the Twitterati at the death of the now famous lion, writes Dr Paul Ormerod (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) in City AM.