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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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London's most influential people 2014: Innovators

Professor Michael Arthur (UCL President & Provost) and Dr Molly Crockett (UCL Institute of Neurology) have been named in the Evening Standard’s 1000 most influential Londoners 2014 list. Read: Evening Standard More...

Published: Oct 22, 2014 10:29:44 AM

Teenagers' heavy cannabis use 'impairs intelligence'

Research led by Claire Mokrysz (UCL Psychology and Language Sciences) has found that teenagers who are regular cannabis users by the age of 15 risk "impairing" their educational ability but occasional use does not seem linked to reduced achievement. Read: BBC News, More: Telegraph More...

Published: Oct 22, 2014 10:19:16 AM

Olfactory cell transplant

Professor Chris Mason (UCL Biochemical Engineering) comments on the olfactory cell transplant pioneered by Professor Geoffrey Raisman (UCL Brain Repair & Rehabilitation) and the need for further trials to insure the treatment is safe and efficacious. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 2 hours 56 mins) More...

Published: Oct 21, 2014 4:48:06 PM

Tiny tubes in your neck that could cut the risk of a stroke

Using stents to keep neck arteries open is just as effective as invasive neck surgery for long-term prevention of fatal and disabling strokes, reports an international trial led Professor Martin Brown (UCL Brain Repair & Rehabilitation). Read: Daily Mail, More: UCL News More...

Published: Oct 21, 2014 3:59:40 PM