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How to fix university economics courses

Professor Wendy Carlin (UCL Economics) has co-authored a piece about the lack of pluralism in undergraduate economics curriculums. Read: FT (£) More...

Published: Jan 17, 2018 11:38:14 AM

Private school fees treble but middle classes get help to pay

Research by UCL Institute of Education has found private schools have trebled their fees in real terms since 1980 but their social mix has hardly changed because of bursaries that assist middle class families. Read: Times (£) More...

Published: Jan 17, 2018 11:20:41 AM

Costly child therapy linked to higher crime risk

Professor Peter Fonagy (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) has led a study demonstrating that a programme used by councils and health trusts based on multisystemic therapy to support troubled teenagers is in fact linked to a higher risk of crime. Read: Times (£) More...

Published: Jan 17, 2018 10:56:28 AM

How to lose weight well

Dr Chris Stefan (UCL Life Sciences) explains the science behind a type of injection that claims to burn body fat away. Watch: Channel 4 'How to Lose Weight Well' (from 8 mins 38 secs) More...

Published: Jan 16, 2018 2:19:16 PM

Investigation into Aztec epidemic

Professor Elizabeth Graham (UCL Institute of Archaeology) comments on a recent study that purports to understand the cause of an epidemic that killed up to 15 million people in 1545. Read: Independent More...

Published: Jan 16, 2018 2:10:29 PM