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How to cultivate the Commons touch

Professor Meg Russell (UCL Political Science) looks at the best ways for academics to get their research listened to, and even put into effect by politicians. Read: THE More...

Published: Mar 5, 2015 3:36:08 PM

'First human' discovered in Ethiopia

A state-of-the-art computer reconstruction of a Homo habilis fossil by Professor Fred Spoor (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) indicates that the species has older evolutionary roots than previously thought. Read: BBC News, More: Guardian, Independent, The Week, NY Times, NBC, National Geographic, Discovery, Science, UCL News, Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Six O'Clock News' (from 15 mins 45 secs), More: BBC Radio 4 'The World Tonight' (from 6 mins 39 secs)

Published: Mar 5, 2015 12:27:00 PM

When pregnant women drink

Professor Peter Hammond (UCL Institute of Child Health) has developed a mathematical technique that identifies facial damage caused by exposure to alcohol in the womb. Watch: ITV ‘Exposure - When Pregnant Women Drink’ (from 7 mins 40 secs) More...

Published: Mar 4, 2015 11:13:37 AM

Life lessons

Fashion designer Wayne Hemingway reflects on his time as a student at UCL. Watch: BBC One ‘The One Show’ (from 21 mins 46 secs) More...

Published: Mar 4, 2015 10:44:38 AM