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The UCL Media Relations team is the university’s central press office.

We connect journalists to expert academics and promote UCL research and teaching throughout the global media.

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Trying to be perfect could be ruining your health

Perfectionism can have a negative effect on health – including an increased risk of eating disorders. Professor Roz Shafran (UCL Neurosciences & Mental Health) explains why perfectionists are more likely to be binge eaters. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Apr 15, 2014 10:01:54 AM

Study suggests link between fall in salt intake and drop in heart attack deaths

New research claims a drop in daily salt intake played an important role in lowering stroke and coronary heart disease fatalities but Professor Patrick Wolfe (UCL Statistical Science) says: “Plausibility of assumption does not equal evidence". Read: Guardian More...

Published: Apr 15, 2014 9:59:08 AM

Top academic says Britain lags behind the US in research and innovation

Professor Michael Arthur (UCL President & Provost) explains the importance of innovation in maintaining Britain's academic standing and emphasises the importance of nurturing undergraduates' research skills. Read: South China Morning Post  More...

Published: Apr 14, 2014 4:22:54 PM

Businesses need better understanding of built environment

A UCL Bartlett report has found that business leaders need to invest in sustainability and infrastructure in the built environment if they want to remain competitive on a global scale. Read: The Guardian, More: edieEnergy, FMJ More...

Published: Apr 14, 2014 11:36:11 AM