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UCL in the Media

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Pioneering pupils celebrate UCL Academy’s first A level results

A level grades at the UCL Academy have exceeded the national average with 80 per cent of students achieving A* to C grades, in comparison with the national average of 76.5 per cent. Read: Ham & High More...

Published: Aug 21, 2014 2:39:22 PM

Tuberculosis is newer than thought

Dr Helen Donoghue (UCL Division of Infection & Immunity) explains that it is highly unlikely that tuberculosis could have emerged less than 6,000 years ago as there is earlier fossil evidence of the disease. Read: New York Times More...

Published: Aug 21, 2014 12:12:19 PM

Fry’s English delight: reading aloud

Professor John Mullan (UCL English Language & Literature) joins Stephen Fry to discuss the history and practice of reading aloud. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Fry’s English Delight: Reading Aloud’ More...

Published: Aug 20, 2014 3:36:12 PM

US hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed flaw'

Dr Steven Murdoch (UCL Computer Science) discusses the plausibility of hackers using the Heartbleed bug to steal personal data from Community Health Systems - the US's second largest profit-making hospital chain. Read: BBC News More...

Published: Aug 20, 2014 2:39:41 PM

Ditch the car and lose half a stone

Research conducted by UCL and the London School of Tropical Hygiene has found that people who take the bus, cycle or walk to work are more likely to have a lower BMI and body fat percentage than those who drive. Read: Telegraph, More: Daily Mail, Shropshire Star, BMJ
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Published: Aug 20, 2014 9:57:37 AM