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The fascinating secrets buried under the Severn Crossings

Professor Andrew Reynolds (UCL Archaeology) comments on the discovery of a ruined medieval chapel in Britain at Low Tide on Channel 4. The team also found the wrecks of two barges and an explosion which saw the waters of the Severn ablaze. Read: Wales online More...

Published: Mar 20, 2018 10:24:44 AM

Hope for thousands as stem cell treatment restores eyesight

Two patients with the most common form of sight loss have had their ability to read restored by transplanted patches of cells taken from human embryos. Read: Daily Telegraph (£) The Times (£) The Guardian BBC More...

Published: Mar 20, 2018 9:21:39 AM

MRI for all men suspected of prostate cancer could save thousands of lives - new UCL study 

Giving all men with suspected prostate cancer an immediate MRI scan would save thousands of lives a year, the results of a new study suggest. Read: Daily Telegraph (£) The Sun The Times (£) Daily Mail More...

Published: Mar 20, 2018 9:06:32 AM

Brexit creates big challenges for government science advisers. Can universities help?

Professor Graeme Reid (Chair of the Campaign for Science and Engineering board) writes that improving university-policy collaboration is vital to keep regulations and policy efficient and effective post-Brexit. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Mar 19, 2018 10:36:00 AM

Russian election and succession planning

Dr Ben Noble (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies) comments that “The succession question is already the main question in Russian politics,” following Putin's landslide victory in the Russian election. Listen: BBC Radio London (from 37 mins 51 secs), Read: New Republic More...

Published: Mar 19, 2018 10:24:00 AM