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Archive of Media headlines

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The CarbonBuzz initiative offers a way to 'Bridge the Gap'

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UCL’s Centre for Energy Epidemiology will be managing the CarbonBuzz platform going forward, curating the data and providing technical support for uploading projects. Read: Architect's Journal

NHS England gives green light on £70m innovation networks project

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UCL Partners is one of 15 designated academic health science networks. Read: Health Service Journal

Growing inequality in children's health

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Poor children are now four times more likely to be unhealthy than richer children after the "health gap" increased seven fold in a decade, according to a new study from UCL. Read: Telegraph More: Evening Standard BMJ The Conversation Western Daily Press

How clinicians are driving innovation in cancer care

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Professor Kathy Pritchard-Jones (UCL Institute of Child Health) writes about how recruiting leaders with shared values has reaped rewards within a year. Read: Health Service Journal

The Gaster Papers

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Moses Gaster (1856-1939) was a Jewish communal leader and scholar. His collections, now held by UCL, consist of around 170,000 items including ephemera such as invitations, menus, visiting cards and greetings cards. Read: THE

'Avatars' help patients with schizophrenia banish their demons

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"The patient essentially has a therapist in their pocket which they can listen to at any time when harassed by the voices," said Professor Julian Leff (UCL Mental Health Sciences). Read: Evening Standard More: UCL News Guardian BBC Bloomberg New Scientist Medical Daily E&T Mirror The Conversation Daily Mail Business Standard Listen: BBC's World Service The Science Hour Time New Scientist (1) New Scientist (2) Ham & High Nursing Times

‘Independent’ news website gives academics a veto

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Ben Webster criticises The Conversation for giving academics who contribute articles ultimate sign-off. Read: Times (£) More: The Australian The Australian (2)

Everest scientists' feat of endurance for critically ill patients

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Professor Monty Mythen and Dr Dan Martin (both UCL Institute of Child Health) discuss the Xtreme Everest team's search for a breakthrough in critical care. Watch: Guardian (1) and (2) More: North-West Mail

How do universities deal with gender segregation?

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Rex Knight (UCL Vice Provost for Operations) comments on gender segregation. Read: Guardian

‘Cloud’ to help UCL researchers with blue-sky thinking

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University College London is planning to build its own vast £500,000 "cloud" for researchers to store and share data. Read: Evening Standard More: Information Week

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