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

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Could offices change from sitting to standing?

Professor Alexi Marmot (UCL Bartlett) explains how office layouts can encourage constant sitting and the negative impact this can have on our health. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Are You Sitting Comfortably’ (from 15 mins 58 secs), Read: BBC News More...

Published: Apr 24, 2014 3:45:45 PM

In Our Time: Tristram Shandy

Professor John Mullan (UCL English Language & Literature) joins Melvyn Bragg and other guests to discuss Laurence Sterne's novel Tristram Shandy, one of the most influential and widely admired books of the 18th century. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'In Our Time' More...

Published: Apr 24, 2014 2:47:11 PM

England's regional sign language dialects 'in decline'

A study on the evolution of British Sign Language led by Dr Kearsy Cormier (UCL Deafness Cognition And Language Research Centre) has found that although local dialects still exist, their use is in decline. Read: BBC News More...

Published: Apr 24, 2014 1:48:36 PM

Gene factor plays a big part in child obesity

A study co-led by Dr Clare Llewellyn (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) has found that genes account for 82 per cent of the variation in body mass index in 10-year-olds. Read: The Times (£), More: The Australian (£) More...

Published: Apr 24, 2014 10:03:30 AM