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Neglect common in English care homes

The largest-ever survey of care home staff in England, led by Dr Claudia Cooper, Professor Gill Livingston and Dr Penny Rapaport (UCL Psychiatry), has found that neglectful behaviours are widespread. Read: Times (£), More: i News, Telegraph, Independent, Daily Mail, Sun, UCL News More...

Published: Mar 22, 2018 1:15:59 PM

Is it possible to detect early dementia?

Professor Nick Fox (UCL Institute of Neurology) explains that brain scans can help clinicians to identify abnormalities which help them to predict whether someone is at a higher risk of dementia. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Inside Health' (from 1 min 42 secs).  More...

Published: Mar 22, 2018 1:12:24 PM

Are people more chatty in certain regions?

Professor Steven Bishop (UCL Maths and Physical Sciences) talks about research he conducted in 2015 to find out whether people in different regions talk more than others, in a discussion about whether northerners are friendlier than southerners. Listen: Talk Radio (from 23 mins 55 secs). More...

Published: Mar 22, 2018 12:56:26 PM

Hi-tech mask scans your brain on the go

Professor Gareth Barnes (UCL Brain Sciences)  University of Nottingham and the Wellcome Trust have developed the world’s first brain scanner that can be worn as people move around. Read: Guardian, More: BBC News, The Times (£), The Engineer. More...

Published: Mar 22, 2018 10:24:55 AM