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How reading to my mother brought her back to me

Professor Alexander Leff (UCL Institute of Neurology) talks about how reading can help dementia patients feel less isolated and dependant. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Jul 16, 2018 3:18:36 PM

The biotech investor that aims to nurture a string of British success stories

Syncona, a medical charity, has invested in Autolus whose “CAR-T” therapies reprogramme a patient’s immune system to fight cancer. The technology originates from University College London. Read: Telegraph (£) More...

Published: Jul 16, 2018 2:16:28 PM

200,000 British epileptics could benefit from new protein drug

Professor Dimitri Kullmann (UCL Institute of Neurology) has identified a protein in worms that significantly reduces epileptic seizures in rats. Professor Kullmann is “very optimistic” about the findings and comments on its potential availability on the NHS. Read: iNews More...

Published: Jul 16, 2018 9:58:46 AM

What’s the point of Ofsted?

Dr Melanie Ehren (UCL Institute of Education) comments on school inspections and how high-performing jurisdictions such as Finland, do not inspect schools. Read: TES (£) More...

Published: Jul 13, 2018 4:23:53 PM

Free schools accused of 'social selection'

A study by Professor Rebecca Allen and Dr Rob Higham (UCL Institute of Education) has found that free schools in England reproduce socio-economic inequalities through social selection. Read: TES More...

Published: Jul 13, 2018 4:09:35 PM