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One in three children have 'money worries'

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Dr Dimitrios Tsivrikos (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) comments on research showing that children are increasingly worried about money, suggesting that an increase in online purchases may be a factor. Read: Daily Telegraph

Academic research spawns recreation of 1960s cinema

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Article about event which recreated 1960's cinema - based on research project 'Cultural memory and British cinema going of the 1960's', headed by Professor Melvyn Stokes (UCL History). Read: Times Higher Education

Early test for Alzheimer’s offers hope to millions

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Professor John Hardy (UCL Institute of Neurology) comments on new gene test to assess the risk from Alzheimer's. Read: The Times  (Paywall)

Cameron's honours list blocked by Whitehall

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Professor Meg Russell (UCL Political Science) quoted on the decision by Whitehall to block several of the nominees on David Cameron's farewell honours list due to doubts about their suitability. Read: The Times (paywall)

Scientists demand free movement and funding

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Article based on a letter from over 1600 scientists in The Times, organised by Dr Laurence Hunt (UCL Institute of Neurology) calling for the government to ensure the continued free movement of skilled researchers. Read: The Times (Article and letter behind a paywall)

Dark matter particle remains elusive

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Dr Cham Ghag (UCL Physics and Astronomy) is quoted on Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment which has yielded no trace of a dark matter particle. Read: The Telegraph, The Independent, The Mirror

Jeremy Corbyn's message: I'm Prime Minister in waiting

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Jeremy Corbyn launched his campaign to remain Labour leader at the UCL Institute of Education yesterday. Read: Evening Standard, The Guardian

Fighting Antimicrobrial Resistance

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Dr Adam Roberts (UCL Eastman Dental Institute) is mentioned in relation to his research on new types of antibiotics. Listen: BBC World Service 'Healthcheck' (from 13 minutes, 5 seconds)

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