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Archive of Media headlines

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UCL students step up to help Hackney youths

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UCL is teaming up with two organisations for a new public legal education project aimed at explaining legal rights to young people in Hackney. Read: Lawyer 2B

Analysis: money is driving force of rise in foreign students seeking UK degree

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The number of international students coming to study in Britain has risen significantly in recent years. Read: Telegraph

Williams: Christians need to confront shame and disgust over homosexuality

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The church's failure to distinguish between social, religious and legal institutions of marriage "confuses the issues", said Dr Ronan McCrea (UCL Laws) in a letter to the equalities minister Lynne Featherstone. Read: Guardian More: Telegraph

The Shard is the perfect metaphor for modern London

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Louis Moreno (UCL Geography) comments on the influx of foreign money into London, and its investment into property. Read: Guardian

Will the green deal save homeowners money?

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The Green Deal certainly could save homeowners money, but several aspects of the procedure will need to be got right for it do so, says Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute). Read: Guardian (from 3:20pm)

How green is shale gas?

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Christophe McGlade (UCL Energy Institute) talks about the fugitive emissions from fracking and shale gas. Read: Guardian (from 3.46pm)

Has hip-hop music been hijacked?

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Professor John Sutherland (UCL English Language & Literature) talks about hip-hop, and argues that it’s a valid form of art. Listen: BBC R4 Today More: Guardian

Architecture student shows 2012: The Bartlett School of Architecture

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This year’s show sees over 450 students present a range of inventive, creative and visual work, from models, drawings and life-size fragments to films, multimedia installations and computer fabrications. Read: BD Online

Universities could be a significant force in social mobility

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The golden age of social mobility that produced Alan Bennett could return if universities were prepared to try to change the structure of the labour market, says Professor Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy). Read: Guardian

It's been linked to breast cancer but may ward off diabetes. Confusing? So what is the truth about women and alcohol?

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It’s unclear why sporadic heavy drinking should increase abdominal fat, especially in women, but it may be part of an unhealthy lifestyle, says Professor Martin Bobak (UCL Epidemiology and Public Health). Read: Daily Mail

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