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Heart attack victims face years of risk

Professor Harry Hemingway (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on a study which has found that people who have heart attacks remain at a high risk of repeat attack for years afterwards regardless of surgery or medication. Listen: BBC Radio Tees ‘Breakfast’ (from 2 hours 13 mins) More...

Published: Sep 1, 2014 4:55:36 PM

Move over Iceland, Tavurvur in Papua New Guinea is the volcano to watch

Robin Wylie (UCL Earth Sciences) explains why we should be paying attention to Tavurvur, a volcano in Papua New Guinea, which began erupting last week after two decades of dormancy. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: Sep 1, 2014 4:47:46 PM

Private passions

Professor Mark Miodownik (UCL Mechanical Engineering) discusses his musical loves and how materials influence the way music sounds. Listen: BBC Radio 3 ‘Private Passions’ More...

Published: Sep 1, 2014 12:30:04 PM

World Anti-Doping Agency bans xenon and argon

Following an announcement that the World Anti-Doping Agency is banning the use of xenon and argon, Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) explains how these noble gases can enhance an athlete’s performance and how their use can be detected. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 2 hours 26 mins) More...

Published: Sep 1, 2014 11:34:00 AM

How to make our children safe

Dr Ella Cockbain (UCL Security and Crime Science) comments on the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal and the associated legal failings. Read: Sunday Times (£) More...

Published: Sep 1, 2014 11:05:44 AM