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The battle for Britain

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Dr Michael Collins (UCL History) says the only way to save ‘Britishness’ will be to fundamentally rethink the way the state works, regardless of the outcome of the Scottish referendum. Read: Financial Times

Elements: Bromine

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Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) explains the various ways bromine is used. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Elements: Bromine’

Epilepsy and memory loss

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Dr Sallie Baxendale (UCL Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy) explains some strategies and tools which can be used to overcome memory loss caused by epileptic seizures. Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live ‘Tony Livesey’ (from 14 mins 50 secs)

Hull smoking cuts

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Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on proposed budgetary cuts to Hull’s smoking cessation services. Listen: BBC Radio Humberside ‘Breakfast’ (from 1 hour 48 mins)

Ditching monarchy is step too far for Scots Nationalists

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Professor Robert Hazell (UCL Constitution Unit) says “the question of whether an independent Scotland will wish to retain a monarchy may arise as the new nation crafts a constitution”. Read: Bloomberg

Free bus passes for pensioners are too successful to cut

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Professor Roger Mackett (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) explains why cutting the free bus travel scheme in Britain may do more harm than good. Read: The Conversation

I’ll power buses with coffee grounds says winner of £400,000 eco prize

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Bio Bean, the coffee grounds recycling company founded by UCL graduates Arthur Kay and Benjamin Harriman, has won the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge award. Read: Evening Standard

Four British institutions ranked in top five of world's universities

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