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The UCL Media Relations team is the university’s central press office.


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


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Media headlines

Up to 2m people could get NHS weight-loss surgery

Dr Rachel Batterham (UCL Metabolism & Experimental Therapeutics) explains how bariatric surgery can help people control type 2 diabetes. Read: Independent More...

Published: Nov 27, 2014 11:18:54 AM

Rocket trip suggests life started in space

Professor Andrew Coates (UCL MSSL) comments on research which has shown that DNA can survive atmospheric entry, saying that the idea that comets or meteorites may have played a role in seeding life on earth was gaining in acceptability. Read: Times More...

Published: Nov 27, 2014 11:16:03 AM

Risk from extreme weather set to rise

A Royal Society report headed by Professor Georgina Mace (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) has found that the risk to the elderly from heatwaves could increase tenfold in Britain this century because of climate change and an ageing population. Read: BBC News, More: Times More...

Published: Nov 27, 2014 10:58:53 AM

Murderous addresses

Dr Dimitrios Tsivrikos (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) explains the psychological processes that go into buying a house. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘You and Yours’ (from 34 mins 55 secs) More...

Published: Nov 26, 2014 3:29:24 PM