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Scientists compete to find the best way to remember

A collaborative team from UCL and University of Oxford have reached the final of an international competition to find the best online method of teaching volunteers 80 foreign words in an hour. Read: Times (£) More...

Published: Oct 5, 2015 12:27:00 PM

Big data experts try to unlock secrets of consumer behaviour

The Consumer Data Research Centre, a collaborative initiative between UCL, University of Leeds, University of Liverpool and University of Oxford, has created a safe and secure data infrastructure to share the millions of data points generated each day. Read: Yorkshire Post More...

Published: Oct 5, 2015 10:38:50 AM

A massive tsunami as tall as the Shard overwhelmed the Cape Verde islands

Commenting on a new study about megatsunamis, Professor Bill McGuire (UCL Earth Sciences) says the scale of such events and their potentially devastating impact, makes them a clear and serious hazard in ocean basins that host active volcanoes. Read: Independent, More: Daily Mail, Metro More...

Published: Oct 5, 2015 10:28:49 AM

It’s getting hotter

Professor Simon Lewis (UCL Geography) says that forest fires in Indonesia could release 2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide, about 5% of annual emissions due to human activity. Read: Economist More...

Published: Oct 2, 2015 2:25:21 PM