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Banning HFCs

Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) explains the science behind HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons), and why there is a worldwide push to ban them as greenhouse gases. Listen: BBC World Service 'Science in Action' (from 6 mins 27 secs) More...

Published: Oct 21, 2016 5:36:59 PM

Infrastructure: The Roads to Recovery?

Professor Iwan Morgan (UCL Institute of the Americas) talks about the historical context of John Maynard Keynes developing his ideas during the Great Depression, while Professor Michelle Baddeley (UCL Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management) weighs in on the potential impact of Theresa May's Keynesian plan for infrastructure spending to kick-start the UK economy. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'The Briefing Room' More...

Published: Oct 21, 2016 5:19:28 PM

What would happen if Donald Trump chose to challenge the US election result?

Professor Iwan Morgan (UCL Institute of the Americas) is interviewed about the possibility of Donald Trump disputing the election result if he loses, and the implications it would hold for American electoral democracy. Read: The Independent More...

Published: Oct 21, 2016 4:37:12 PM

$100 million project to make intelligence-boosting brain implant

Professor Neil Burgess (UCL Institute of Neurology) says he doubts an ambitious project seeking to develop an intelligence-boosting implant will actually work. Read: New Scientist (£) More...

Published: Oct 21, 2016 4:28:01 PM

Would you bully a driverless car or show it respect?

Professor David Metz (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) says the advent of driverless cars will be a longer, more gradual process than many expect. Read: BBC News More...

Published: Oct 21, 2016 4:17:58 PM