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Fry’s English delight: reading aloud

Professor John Mullan (UCL English Language & Literature) joins Stephen Fry to discuss the history and practice of reading aloud. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Fry’s English Delight: Reading Aloud’ More...

Published: Aug 20, 2014 3:36:12 PM

US hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed flaw'

Dr Steven Murdoch (UCL Computer Science) discusses the plausibility of hackers using the Heartbleed bug to steal personal data from Community Health Systems - the US's second largest profit-making hospital chain. Read: BBC News More...

Published: Aug 20, 2014 2:39:41 PM

Ditch the car and lose half a stone

Research conducted by UCL and the London School of Tropical Hygiene has found that people who take the bus, cycle or walk to work are more likely to have a lower BMI and body fat percentage than those who drive. Read: Telegraph, More: Daily Mail

Published: Aug 20, 2014 9:57:37 AM

The teens so addicted to exercise they're wrecking their health

Dr Angel Chater (UCL Practice & Policy) comments on the increasing risk of ‘exercise dependency’ in teenagers. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Aug 19, 2014 11:46:18 AM