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UCL expert comment on EU referendum

Round-up of recent comment from UCL experts relating to the EU referendum result. More...

Published: Jun 29, 2016 12:19:37 PM

How mammals took over the world

A study by Dr Thomas Halliday, Professor Anjali Goswami (both UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) and Professor Paul Upchurch (UCL Earth Sciences) has found that our ancestors evolved three times faster in the 10 million years after the extinction of the dinosaurs than in the previous 80 million years. Read: Daily Mail, More: i, UCL News More...

Published: Jun 29, 2016 11:16:24 AM

Dating Extinction

At the UCL Grant Museum of Zoology, Professor Anjali Goswami (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) explains how we can say when a species went extinct even though there are so many gaps in the fossil record. Listen: BBC World Service ‘The Science Hour’ (from 30 mins 4 secs) More...

Published: Jun 29, 2016 10:49:40 AM

Legislative consent

Dr Alan Renwick (UCL Constitution Unit) explains what legislative consent is and if the Scottish Parliament could use its powers to withhold consent for the legislative moves to implement Brexit. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Newshour’ (from 15 mins 27 secs) More...

Published: Jun 29, 2016 10:44:38 AM


Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) explains the uses of helium in our everyday lives. Listen: BBC World Service ‘The Newsroom’ (from 9 mins 27 secs) More...

Published: Jun 29, 2016 10:33:59 AM