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London: three reasons why calls for more autonomy should be taken seriously

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In an op-ed piece, Dr Michele Acuto (UCL STEaPP) examines three reasons why London could secede and become a new city-state. Read: The Conversation

A prescription for poverty

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Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Institute of Health Equity) comments on a family physician run project in Canada that aims to treat social problems as well as medical ones. Read: BMJ

Why the DfE’s big MAT plans risk school progress

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Professor Toby Greany (UCL Institute for Education) has revealed that his research suggests that the Department for Education strategy of encouraging MATs to take on more schools could be misguided. Read: TES (£)

David Cameron says he will step down after historic vote to leave EU

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Professor Robert Hazell (UCL Constitution Unit) says that leaving the EU changes nothing in terms of our international obligations towards refugees. Read: Los Angeles Times

This is the process for leaving the EU, except nobody’s ever used it

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Writing for the UCL Constitution Unit blog, Dr Alan Renwick (UCL Constitution Unit) says that it would be sensible for the U.K. to work out its negotiating position and construct its negotiating team before setting the clock running. Read: Washington Post

Researchers reeling as the UK votes to leave the EU

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Commenting on the UK vote to leave the EU, Professor Jonathan Butterworth (UCL Physics & Astronomy) says that: “We need strong statements that the level of research and education funding that was coming though the EU will be guaranteed”. Read: Scientific American

How the UK could remain in the EU despite a vote to leave

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Dr Alan Renwick (UCL Constitution Unit) explains the plausibility of a second EU referendum. Read: Daily Mail

Brain drain fears after Brexit vote

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Professor David Colquhoun (UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology) and Professor David Price (UCL Vice-Provost, Research) comment on Twitter about the impact leaving the EU may have on Higher Education. Read: THE (£)

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