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Simon Cane appointed Director of Public and Cultural Engagement at UCL

Simon Cane, the deputy director of Birmingham Museums Trust, is to join UCL in the new year as director of public and cultural engagement. Read: Museums Association, More: UCL News

Published: Oct 2, 2014 1:30:42 PM

World university rankings 2014: London institutions boost UK standing

UCL has been ranked 22nd in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-15. Read: City A.M, More: THE, Telegraph More...

Published: Oct 2, 2014 12:39:38 PM

Blame groupthink – not lack of regulation – for Tesco’s accounting crisis

Professor Paul Ormerod and Dr David Tuckett (both UCL Brain Sciences) explain why diversity within management rather than tighter regulations may be key to avoiding accounting problems in the corporate sector. Read: City AM More...

Published: Oct 1, 2014 11:26:02 AM

Life in the volcanic danger zone: how well can scientists predict eruptions?

Professor Bill McGuire (UCL Earth Sciences) discusses the importance of predicting future volcano eruptions to save lives but says this "Holy Grail for volcanologists" is likely to remain some way off. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Sep 30, 2014 12:29:19 PM

The Cosmos - revealing some of the secrets of Jupiter

Dr Geraint Jones (UCL MSSL) explains, in Welsh, how life on Earth is being protected by the largest planet in our solar system - Jupiter. Watch: S4C Clic (for English language subtitles, select 'I' and 'Isdeitlau Saesneg') More...

Published: Sep 30, 2014 9:24:07 AM