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Archive of Media headlines

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Blood monitor 'could save £400m'

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Professors Monty Mythen (UCL Institute of Child Health) and Mervyn Singer (UCL Clinical Physiology) on blood monitor that saves money and improves outcomes for surgery patients. Read: BBC News Online.

Would Einstein get funded today?

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Professor John Martin (UCL Medicine) and Professor Don Braben (UCL Earth Sciences) are quoted in a piece about The Royal Society's Knowledge, Networks and Nations report. Read: Daily Telegraph.

Death rates 'higher' among young adults than children

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Dr Russell Viner (UCL Institute of Child Health) leads new research published in The Lancet about mortality rates for children and young people. Read: BBC News Online. Additional coverage: Los Angeles Times, Times of India, Fox News.

Happiness peaks in our eighties

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Professor Lewis Wolpert (UCL Division of Biosciences) publishes a new book describing the age our happiness levels peak. Read: Daily Telegraph. Additional coverage: Daily Mail, The Sunday Times

Universities back May’s rethink on visas

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Professor Malcolm Grant (UCL President and Provost) says universities will be watching the impact of visa changes closely. Read at The Financial Times.

'Stay on tamoxifen' women told

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Professor Allan Hackshaw (UCL-CRUK Cancer Trials Centre) leads new research about breast cancer drug tamoxifen. Read at BBC News Online.

Is dirt really such a Bad Thing?

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Professor Steve Jones (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) on the positive impact of bacteria. Read at The Daily Telegraph.

Keen volunteer is voted top foreign student

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UCL student James Xi Xu has been voted International Student of the Year. Read at The Evening Standard.

Moving the Grant Museum

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How does a museum move 68,000 specimens into a new venue? Read and Watch at The Guardian. (Also: UCLTV)

UCL-led EPSRC centre for macromolecular medicines

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Eight new EPSRC Centres for Innovative Manufacturing will include one at UCL. Read at The Engineer.  

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