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Tools and human evolution

Dr Matthew Pope (UCL Archaeology) explains how our ability to create tools that take us into new and hostile environments is the key to man's evolutionary journey. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘A History of Ideas’ More...

Published: Jan 30, 2015 3:55:39 PM

Britain to build £50m Holocaust memorial

A survey of 8,000 young Britons carried out by UCL Institute of Education for the prime minister’s Holocaust commission has identified “worrying gaps” in their knowledge. Read: The Times (£), More: Jewish Chronicle

Published: Jan 28, 2015 4:56:30 PM

Smithsonian Institution announces first major exhibition outside of the US at London's Olympic Park

America's prestigious Smithsonian Institution is to open its first major exhibition venue outside the US in London’s Olympic Park in 2021, joining UCL and other partners on the park's new “Olympicopolis” site. Read: Evening Standard, More: BBC News, Independent, Daily Mail, New York Times, Washington Post, Australian

Published: Jan 28, 2015 4:45:59 PM

Pregnancy and smoking

Professor Allan Hackshaw (UCL CRUK Cancer Trials Centre) discusses the dangers of smoking during pregnancy. Listen: BBC Radio Derby ‘Dean Pepall’ (from 1 hour 43 mins) More...

Published: Jan 28, 2015 10:21:00 AM