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With the Comprehensive Spending Review, Osborne Gets Personal

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"Our higher education sector is an oft-overlooked powerhouse of the economy; a compelling investment proposition for UK PLC," says UCL Vice Provost (Enterprise) Professor Stephen Caddick. Read: Huffington Post

Director appointed to UCL Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

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UCL has announced the appointment of Professor John O'Keefe as Inaugural Director of the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre. Read: Science Business

Jane Austen could grace £10 banknotes

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Professor John Mullan (UCL English Language & Literature) says that Jane Austen must be a shoo-in to appear on the new £10 note. Read: Guardian More: New York Observer

Body of Malaysian student killed in Jordan laid to rest

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The body of a Malaysian student, Sumaiyah Romli (UCL Physics & Astronomy), who dies during an accident in Jordan on Friday was laid to rest at the Al-Bukhary Muslim cemetery. Read: New Straits Times

Lord Sebastian Coe opens ISEH

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UCL is one of five partners in the new Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health - a hub for exercise medicine and sports injury rehabilitation. Watch: BBC London (from 18m 06s) More: UCL News, ITV News, Evening Standard

Breastfeeding boosts ability to climb social ladder

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“The results show that breast feeding was consistently associated with an increased chance of upward social mobility and a decreased chance of downward mobility,” said Dr Amanda Sacker (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health). Read: Telegraph More: UCL News Independent Times (£) Daily Mail Medical Daily The Conversation Huffington Post Scotsman Herald Sun TIME Irish Sun Nursing Times

It's too early to write off the lecture

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If cassettes and video did not kill off live lectures, why should the internet, asks Professor Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy). Read: Guardian

A funny kind of yoga — but it may have the last laugh

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Professor Sophie Scott (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) said: "We know that laughter means good, positive things. It’s a hallmark of the health of an interaction. What the laughter yoga people are getting is some of that niceness.” Read: Times (£)

Better maternal care reduces newborn, infant mortality in Malalwi

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Dr Tim Colbourn (UCL Centre for International Health and Development) comments on strategies aimed at improving the quality of care for mothers in rural Malawi. Read: Voice of America

With the Comprehensive Spending Review, Osborne Gets Personal

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I would like to see George Osborne take action to match his fine words and bolster his commitment to research and to universities, says Professor Stephen Caddick (UCL Vice Provost for Enterprise). Read: Huffington Post

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