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Sharpest rise in UK population for 70 years

Professor Christian Dustmann (UCL Economics) discusses the increase in the size of the UK population, and the possible impact of Brexit on figures going forward. Watch: Sky News (from 1 mins, 36 secs) More...

Published: Jun 27, 2017 12:45:07 PM

We're all related to royalty (if you go back far enough)

Dr Adam Rutherford (a UCL honorary research fellow) and a UCL team say that most Europeans have a direct lineage to a monarch who ruled between years 768 and 814. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Jun 27, 2017 12:19:59 PM

Sexual equality in medical research long overdue

A new study by Professor Judith Mank (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) suggests biomedical studies may be short-changing women by ignoring differences between male and female animals in experiments. Read: Daily Mail, More: UCL News

Published: Jun 27, 2017 12:01:58 PM

The scientist who helped create a new prostate cancer scan (that's now saved his life, too)

Professor David Hawkes (UCL Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering) discusses the technology - Smart Target - he developed to improve prostate cancer screening and how he benefited from using it. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Jun 27, 2017 11:36:03 AM