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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.

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Archive of Media headlines

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Great ball of fire!

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

Looted in Syria – and sold in London

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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

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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

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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

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

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