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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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Constitutional bills

Professor Meg Russell (UCL Constitution Unit) discusses what makes a bill constitutionally important and why such legislation can be harder to pass through the House of Commons. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 2 hours 55 mins) More...

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Against the Grain: Central planners don’t get incentives – but markets can be faulty too

Perhaps the most enjoyable outcome of the General Election is the abuse now being heaped on the metropolitan liberal elite from many quarters. Theirs is truly a difficult mindset to comprehend, based as it is on an unshakeable belief in their own omniscience, writes Dr Paul Ormerod (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) in City AM. More...