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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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Archive of Media headlines

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Adult education the loser in a game only young, full-time students win

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Professor Peter Scott (UCL Institute of Education) says part-time student numbers have collapsed as older, less privileged learners become victims of university commercialisation. Read: Guardian

Super-dipoles linked to chloroform’s outstanding solvent properties

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A team led by Dr Christoph Salzmann (UCL Chemistry) has used neutron diffraction to gain insight into the microscopic structure of liquid chloroform. Read: Chemistry World

Tiny volcanic cracks ‘incubated’ ancient DNA

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Dr Matthew Powner (UCL Chemistry) comments on new research into the role tiny pores within volcanic rocks played in driving the evolution of longer genetic sequences. Read: Chemistry World

Wanted: 80,000 British babies for massive study

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The Life Study has been launched by a team led by Professor Carol Dezateux (UCL Institute of Child Health) and aims to follow 80,000 children throughout their lives. Read: Nature (£)

Adoption chiefs' U-turn over e-cigarettes

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Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on new recommendations from the British Association of Adoption and Fostering that  agencies should consider e-cigarettes as different to tobacco cigarettes. Read: Daily Mail, More: Times (£)

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