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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

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Entrepreneurs sink their teeth into gaming

UCL start-up Playbrush, co-founded by UCL alumnus Paul Varga (UCL MSc Technology Entrepreneurship 2014) and winner of a UCL Advances Bright Ideas Award, is helping to motivate children to brush their teeth by transforming toothbrushes into gaming controllers. Read: Financial Times More...

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Conservative education plans are poetic - but are they practical?

Each year, the Queen’s speech marks the point where the poetry of aspiration gets translated into the hard slog of legislation and implementation. The Conservative manifesto for education was certainly bold and aspirational, writes Professor Chris Husbands (UCL Institute of Education) in The Conversation. More...