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UCL in the Media

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Media headlines

How 250,000 Belgium refugees didn't leave a trace

Christophe Declercq (UCL Translation Studies) discusses the experiences of the tens of thousands of Belgian refugees in World War One who made their homes in the UK. Read: BBC News, More: BBC News (2), BBC News (3) More...

Published: Sep 19, 2014 3:28:35 PM

Stem cells used in landmark therapy for failing sight

Commenting on the first use of induced pluripotent stem cells as a medical treatment, Professor Mike Cheetham (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) said: “If it goes well, it could be the start of a new era in personalised medicine." Read: New Scientist More...

Published: Sep 19, 2014 2:39:53 PM

Google and Dropbox launch Simply Secure to improve online security

Dr George Danezis (UCL Computer Science) comments on Simply Secure, an organisation that aims to make security tech easier to use. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Sep 19, 2014 10:24:43 AM

What's spoiling your skin?

Professor Paul Griffiths (UCL Infection & Immunity) explains the various treatments available to prevent a cold sore forming. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Sep 19, 2014 10:15:54 AM

Commercial backing means faster start for clinical trials

Professor Allan Hackshaw (UCL Cancer Institute) comments on the length of time non-commercial trials can take in comparison to industry-funded clinical trials. Read: THE (£) More...

Published: Sep 18, 2014 3:59:15 PM