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Scientists back vaping as chance of quitting cigarettes rises

Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Health) has led a study that found smokers' chances of quitting successfully are higher than ever recorded, as widespread use of e-cigarettes helps people give up. Read: Times (£), More: The Sun, Guardian, BBC, BBC Radio 4 'News Briefing' (from 3 mins 35 secs) More...

Published: Sep 21, 2017 3:44:24 PM

Manchester police still relies on Windows XP

Dr Steven Murdoch (UCL Computer Science) has commented on Manchester police's outdated computer systems and associated security vulnerabilities. Read: BBC News, Mail Online, Yahoo News More...

Published: Sep 21, 2017 3:33:58 PM

Playing sport in mid life is the key to keeping men healthy

Daniel Aggio (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) has led a study suggesting that men who play sport in middle age are up to five times more likely to keep fit and active into their late seventies. Read: Mail Online, More: Daily Express Online More...

Published: Sep 21, 2017 10:42:13 AM

New voice analysis device could cut lorry deaths

Professor Mark Huckvale (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) is leading a project to monitor fatigue levels by looking for signs of tiredness via voice. Read: iNews More...

Published: Sep 20, 2017 11:57:22 AM