Media Relations

Twitter iconYouTube iconFacebook iconSoundCloudiTunes badge

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.

Archive of Media headlines

<< 2014 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2016 >>

Great ball of fire!

Publication date:

Dr Francisco Diego (UCL Physics & Astronomy) explains the origins of meteors. Read: Daily Mail

Looted in Syria – and sold in London

Publication date:

Posing undercover as an antiques dealer in London, Dr Mark Altaweel (UCL Archaeology) investigates whether looted antiquities from Syria and Iraq are available on the UK market. Listen: BBC Radio Scotland ‘Sunday Morning’ (from 1 hour 47 mins), Read: Guardian

App welcomes your arrival with message in a bubble

Publication date:

An app developed by Dr Beau Lotto (UCL Ophthalmology) allows the sender to virtually place a message, photograph, audio recording or video footage at a particular longitude and latitude. Read: Times (£)

Recovery of UK economy is the slowest since records began

Publication date:

Professor Stephen Machin (UCL Economics) says that productivity growth in recent years has been “anaemic”. Read: Independent

Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims

Publication date:

Professor John Salt (UCL Geography) responds to some of the most common assertions about immigration to the UK. Read: Independent

<< 2014 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2016 >>