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Twinkle is a project led by Professor Giovanna Tinetti and Dr Marcell Tessenyi (UCL Physics and Astronomy) which is designed to reveal the chemical composition, weather and history of planets orbiting stars: Read: The Guardian More...

Published: Jun 24, 2016 3:24:21 PM

EU Immigrants bring in more money than the take out of the UK

Discussion on EU referendum which quotes research from Professor Christian Dustmann (UCL Economics) in 2014, which found that immigrants from the ten countries that joined the EU after 2000, bought in more money to the country than they took out between 2001 and 2011. Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live, Afternoon Edition (From 14.22) More...

Published: Jun 23, 2016 5:16:27 PM

How the pressure to be perfect is making schoolgirls turn on one another

Article on perfectionism and emotional problems in school girls, mentions research by Dr Miranda Wolpert (UCL Clinical, Health and Educational Psychology) published in 2015. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Jun 23, 2016 4:49:41 PM

Some kids have all the pluck

Professor Eamon McCory (UCL Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology) is quoted about his research into brain mechanisms, and why these might influence different responses to childhood trauma in children. More...

Published: Jun 23, 2016 4:06:25 PM