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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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Media headlines

Back to the future

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Professor Stephen Machin (UCL Economics) says the average age of trade union members is 44. Read: Economist

Fruit snacks 'contain more sugar than sweets'

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Professor Aubrey Sheiham (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) says fruit snacks with high levels of hidden sugars are causing problems with children's teeth. Read: BBC News

Lost memories recovered in mice with a flash of light

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Dr James Bisby (UCL Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy) says it is not surprising that scientists have been able to recover 'lost' memories in mice. Read: New Scientist

Isis shoots 20 prisoners in Palmyra’s Roman theatre

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Dr Sam Hardy (UCL Archaeology) comments on ISIS’s vow not to destroy monuments in Palmyra. Read: Times (£)

The London Powerhouse: Universities are at the heart of the capital’s success

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UCL, and London’s other elite universities, are helping to redefine excellence in Britain’s global higher education offering. Read: City AM

How did my dad's Uber account get hacked?

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Following a purported hack of taxi app Uber, Dr Steven Murdoch (UCL Computer Science) explains how hackers gain access to accounts. Read: BBC News

Bartlett retakes title of best university to study architecture

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The UCL Bartlett School of Architecture has returned to the top of The Guardian’s annual league of UK architecture schools. Read: Architects Journal (£)

Bartlett demolition phase completes

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Work has completed on the demolition phase of Hawkins\Brown’s revamp of the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture. Read: Architects Journal (£)

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