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Doctors and nurses can have an influence on Brexit to help protect the NHS

Professor Christina Pagel (UCL Mathematics) reviews recent data suggesting that doctors and nurses are trusted far more than any of the other voices speaking about Brexit and people who are concerned about the impact of Brexit on the NHS are more likely to vote remain in any future referendum. Read: BMJ More...

Published: Nov 15, 2018 10:05:46 AM

Vapers boost smokers’ desire to quit

A team led by Dr Sarah Jackson (UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health) has found that tobacco smokers who regularly spend time with e-cigarette users are around 20% more motivated to quit. Read: Times (£), More: Daily Mail, ITV News, Huffington Post, Metro. More...

Published: Nov 14, 2018 10:21:33 AM

Academics urge Bank of England to boost work on climate change issues

A letter signed by academics including Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Dr Josh Ryan-Collins (both UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose) and Dr Nadia Ameli (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) urges the Bank of England to continue pioneering links between financial stability and climate change. Read: FT (£) More...

Published: Nov 14, 2018 10:18:46 AM

How the 1918 Armistice influenced modern Europe 

Professor Heather Jones (UCL History) explores the impacts of the 1918 Armistice, which continued to influence European politics well beyond the end of the First World War. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Remembering the Silence' More...

Published: Nov 14, 2018 10:06:24 AM