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Balancing protection of museum collections with visitor entertainment

Simon Cane, director of UCL Culture, is interviewed about how museums can ensure the protection of priceless artefacts as they host events and expand programming to raise funds. Listen: BBC Radio 2 'Jeremy Vine' (from 1 hr 38 mins 20 secs) More...

Published: Oct 27, 2016 4:25:26 PM

Building a future for engineering

A new UCL Engineering Science programme, designed with a recognition that engineers operate in a holistic society in which their work is subject to political, social and economic influences, is mentioned. Read: THE More...

Published: Oct 27, 2016 12:16:19 PM

Cosmic dark matter and energy balance – for now

Dr Andrew Pontzen (UCL Physics & Astronomy) comments on how the universe's balance between dark matter and normal matter is likely only temporary. Read: New Scientist (£) More...

Published: Oct 27, 2016 12:02:14 PM

Study offers potential breakthrough in care of children with autism

Professor emeritus Uta Frith (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) is quoted praising research into a new form of therapy shown to improve the symptoms and behaviour of autistic children. Read: The Guardian, More: The Telegraph More...

Published: Oct 26, 2016 5:42:02 PM

Getting aroused can change the way you see

A new study by Micah Allen (UCL Institute of Neurology) and Professor Geraint Rees (Dean, UCL Faculty of Life Sciences) finds that an unconscious increase in arousal - exhibited by a rapid heartbeat and dilated pupils - distorts people's confidence in judging what they see. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Oct 26, 2016 5:29:53 PM