Media Relations

Twitter iconYouTube iconFacebook iconSoundCloud

Call us: +44 (0)20 7679 9041


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.


More contact information


Headlines

Please note: we cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers. Although we try to ensure links are up to date, it is possible older links may break or expire.

Babies born to obese mothers at 'higher risk of asthma'

Publication date:

Dr Katherine Pike (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health) has led a study demonstrating babies born to obese mothers are more likely to have chest problems associated with asthma in later life. Read: Express

Pink cricket ball discriminates against colour blind people, says campaign group

Publication date:

Professor Andrew Stockman (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) comments on the appropriateness of a pink-coloured cricket ball for colour deficients. Read: The Telegraph

Schools can constrain GCSE choices for pupils

Publication date:

Dr Jake Anders (UCL Institute of Education) has led a study demonstrating that students' GCSE choices are significantly influenced by the school they are attending. Read: Independent

Ischia rocked by quake on volcano edge

Publication date:

Ischia is hit by a 3.6 magnitude earthquake after Dr Christopher Kilburn (UCL Earth Sciences) warns that unrest in the area will increase the possibility of a nearby volcanic eruption. Read: Express, More: Daily Star

Skygazers across Europe catch a glimpse of the spectacular solar eclipse 

Publication date:

Dr Francisco Diego (UCL Physics & Astronomy) describes last night's solar eclipse. Read: Mail Online, More: The Telegraph

Green Man should leave longer so elderly can cross the road, NHS says

Publication date:

UCL research has demonstrated that most people over the age of 65 walk far slower than the time frame that the Green Man is designed for. Read: The Telegraph, More: Mail Online

Girls who study vocational GCSEs may be disadvantaged

Publication date:

Dr Vanessa Moulton (UCL Institute of Education) has led a study demonstrating that teenage girls who study vocational GCSEs are less likely to go on to do A levels. Read: Independent, More: AOL

Energy drinks damage athletes' teeth

Publication date:

Professor Ian Needleman (UCL Eastman Dental Institute) says consumption of energy drinks and gels in athletes - exacerbated by high-intensity training - increases the likelihood of dental problems. Read: The Times (£)

Search UCL News