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UniSA and UCL forge new partnership

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UCL and the University of South Australia (UniSA) have signed a partnership agreement for a program of future collaboration between UniSA’s Future Industries Institute (FII) and the UCL Faculty of Engineering. Read: The Australian, More: UCL News

Exploring memory-extraction

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Speaking at the 2015 Wired Health event, Professor Eleanor Maguire (UCL Imaging Neuroscience) explains her research into how memory works. Read: Wired

Sound of crinkling tin foil can cause seizures in cats

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A study by Professor Robert Harvey (UCL Pharmacology) and Davies Veterinary Specialists has identified a rare feline disorder in which a seizure is triggered by high pitched or metallic sounds. Read: Telegraph, More: Daily Mail, Evening Standard, Mirror, Science

Diabetes death rate among young British men

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A study by Professor Russell Viner (UCL Institute of Child Health) has investigated the diabetes death rate among young people in the UK. Read: Daily Mail, More: Daily Express, Times (£)

Nepal quake kills more than 1,800 and spreads terror on Everest

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Commenting on the Nepal earthquake, Dr Ilan Kelman (UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction) says: “The earthquake is the nightmare scenario which we have long discussed and wondered if we could make major improvements before a catastrophe occurred”. Read: Guardian

Say hello to Generation K: why today's teens are terrified about everything

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Professor Noreena Hertz (Office of the UCL Vice-Provost, Research) has identified Generation K - a new, hyper-aware and supremely anxious generation. Read: Telegraph

As Hubble telescope reaches its quarter century 25 facts about it

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Commenting on the 25th anniversary of the Hubble telescope launch, Dr Francisco Diego (UCL Physics & Astronomy) says: “With unprecedented detail these decorated front pages of news- papers and magazines worldwide”. Read: Mirror

Nepal earthquake: A shocking disaster in one of the most remarkable countries on earth

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Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health) examines the damage caused by the Nepal earthquake and explains how we can help. Read: Independent

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