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Feynman's legacy

Professor Jon Butterworth (UCL Physics & Astronomy) discusses Richard Feynman's legacy as a scientist and science communicator and also his sexist attitude towards women. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'BBC Inside Science' (from 21 mins) More...

Published: May 18, 2018 3:39:21 PM

EU GDPR email marketing changes

Michael Veale (UCL Engineering, Science, Technology and Public Policy) explains changes to email marketing and personal data collection as a result of the EU GDPR. Listen: BBC Radio 5 live '5 live drive' (from 2 hrs 42 mins 20 secs) More...

Published: May 18, 2018 3:25:02 PM

To emoji or not to emoji?

Ian Cushing (UCL English Language & Literature) says linguistic snobbery around the use of emojis promotes a prescriptive view of language. Read: TES (£) More...

Published: May 18, 2018 2:33:56 PM

Two-speed housing market thrives in St John’s Wood

Dr Gabriel Moshenska (UCL Institute of Archaeology) comments on post-war building activity and demolitions in St John's Wood, London. Read: FT (£) More...

Published: May 18, 2018 2:11:28 PM

China is becoming more tolerant of some regional Han languages

Professor Li Wei (UCL Institute of Education) says Chinese support for local languages may help the country's efforts to woo overseas Chinese. Read: Economist (£) More...

Published: May 18, 2018 1:01:32 PM