Media Relations

Twitter iconYouTube iconFacebook iconSoundCloud

Call us: +44 (0)20 7679 9041


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.


More contact information


Media headlines

Loneliness, affordability and green space: the challenge of building liveable cities

Publication date:

Professor Helene Joffe (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) took part in a panel discussing how to make cities more liveable, commenting that social connectedness is a key part of the equation. Read: The Guardian

Brexit could push UK universities 'off a cliff edge', major committee report warns

Publication date:

Written evidence published by the House of Commons Education Committee includes a warning from UCL that Brexit poses a “heightened reputational risk for UK education as a whole” and a call for the government to make up lost EU funds. Read: The Independent

Trump nominee to rekindle climate battle?

Publication date:

Professor Arthur Petersen (UCL Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy) is quoted saying the question of whether global temperature changes are related to human activity is settled beyond a reasonable doubt. Read: BBC News

Cosmopolitanism and Private Education

Publication date:

Dr Claire Maxwell (UCL Institute of Education) discusses her research into the attitudes of privately-educated young women towards the idea of cosmopolitanism. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Thinking Allowed'

Scientists still don’t understand the Anthropocene

Publication date:

Professor Mark Maslin (UCL Geography) writes about the Anthropocene Epoch, challenging the view that the epoch defined by extensive human impact on the planet began around 1950. Read: The Conversation

Brain study could help develop cyborgs that know where they stand

Publication date:

A new study from UCL researchers and Google's DeepMind lab is investigating how people know where they fit into social hierarchies. Read: Daily Mail

Calls for 'complete overhaul' of UK university application process

Publication date:

Research by Dr Gillian Wyness (UCL Institute of Education) has found that the majority of students applying to university are predicted better A-level results than they ultimately achieve. Read: The Guardian, More: BBC News, Times Educational Supplement, THE, THE (2)

No office politics: the rise of the co-working Christmas party

Publication date:

Dr Dimitrios Tsivrikos (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) comments on people in co-working spaces having Christmas parties for their offices. Read: The Guardian

Search UCL News