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Archive of Media headlines

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Anschütz’s manometer

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Insecurity is one of the greatest drivers of human invention, writes Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry). Read: Chemistry World

Why do we struggle with seizures?

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“If children get the right diagnosis they are likely to do much better. Having access to the right care is very important,” said Professor Helen Cross (UCL Institute of Child Health). Read: Express

UCL seventh in major university league table

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UCL came seventh in a table of UK universities published by the Complete University Guide. Read: Telegraph Huffington Post South Wales Argus Varsity Coventry Observer Times

UCL Qatar shows backstage work of a museum

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As part of the Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture celebrations, an exhibition by UCL Qatar, Backstage, explores the work that goes on behind the scenes in a museum. Read: The Peninsula

Scandal of the university students who get fewer than 100 hours' teaching a year

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History students at York spend 8% of their course in lectures and seminars but at UCL they receive more than triple the time. Read: Mail on Sunday More: THE The Yorker

Why sermons on company values win few converts

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The more an organisation trumpets its values, the more insecure it seems to be about them, writes Professor Adrian Furnham (UCL Psychology). Read: Sunday Times (£)

Droughts, deluges and raging debates

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Professor Lisa Jardine (UCL Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies of Higher Education) reviews Global Crisis by Geoffrey Parker. Read: FT

University Challenge Final

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UCL playing the University of Manchester for the right to take the University Challenge trophy. Watch: BBC Two

Apply Bentham’s utilitarian calculus

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Sir, Jeremy Bentham would be spinning in his glass case to read Vladimir Gorelov’s letter expounding his views on society. Read: FT

Behavior of Seabirds During Migration Revealed

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"Understanding the behaviour of these birds during migration is crucial for identifying important at-sea locations and for furthering conservation efforts," said Dr Robin Freeman (UCL COMPLEX). Read: Science Daily More: UCL News

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