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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

Purdah explained by Prof Robert Hazell

Professor Robert Hazell (UCL Constitution Unit) explains what is meant by the term “purdah” in politics and how it could affect government "spin" and "good news stories" ahead of the vote. Listen: BBC News More...

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Anti-psychotic drugs designed to treat mental illness are being used to manage challenging behaviour

Intellectual disability is characterised by impairment in cognition (intellect) and difficulties in day-to-day life skills. It is fixed and lifelong, although with the right support most people with intellectual disability can lead active and fulfilling lives, writes Dr Rory Sheehan (UCL Psychiatry) in The Conversation. More...