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Great ball of fire!

Dr Francisco Diego (UCL Physics & Astronomy) explains the origins of meteors. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Aug 3, 2015 3:30:12 PM

Looted in Syria – and sold in London

Posing undercover as an antiques dealer in London, Dr Mark Altaweel (UCL Archaeology) investigates whether looted antiquities from Syria and Iraq are available on the UK market. Listen: BBC Radio Scotland ‘Sunday Morning’ (from 1 hour 47 mins), Read: Guardian More...

Published: Aug 3, 2015 11:49:29 AM

App welcomes your arrival with message in a bubble

An app developed by Dr Beau Lotto (UCL Ophthalmology) allows the sender to virtually place a message, photograph, audio recording or video footage at a particular longitude and latitude. Read: Times (£) More...

Published: Aug 3, 2015 10:43:10 AM

Recovery of UK economy is the slowest since records began

Professor Stephen Machin (UCL Economics) says that productivity growth in recent years has been “anaemic”. Read: Independent More...

Published: Aug 3, 2015 10:40:56 AM