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Internet usage boosts health of the elderly

A study led by Lindsay Kobayashi (UCL Epidemiology & Health) has found that older people who use the internet regularly are healthier because they are better informed about medical issues. Read: Daily Mail, More: Daily Express More...

Published: Nov 26, 2014 10:08:32 AM

UCL and IoE confirm merger date

UCL and the Institute of Education have confirmed they will merge next week on 2 December. Read: THE, More: UCL News More...

Published: Nov 26, 2014 10:02:24 AM

Can we stop the rise of the career politician?

The Parliamentary Candidates UK (PCUK) study, led by Dr Jennifer Hudson (UCL Constitution Unit), shows that that a third of all candidates for the 2015 general election already have political jobs as councillors, advisers or union officials. Read: Telegraph More...

Published: Nov 25, 2014 11:37:33 AM

Magic shoes: How to hear yourself instantly happy

Research led by Dr Ana Tajadura Jimenez (UCL Interaction Centre) as part of the Hearing Body Project, has found that It is possible to ‘hear yourself happy’ by changing the noises that the body hears as it moves around. Read: New Scientist, More: Telegraph, Daily Mail More...

Published: Nov 24, 2014 3:27:18 PM