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Catching the first light from a gravitational wave event

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Light and gravitational waves produced by the same event – a pair of neutron stars exploding – have been detected for the first time by a huge international collaboration involving UCL researchers.

UCL lecturer is star witness in BBC Moral Maze on abortion law

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UCL hosted BBC’s flagship ethical programme The Moral Maze this week to mark 50 years of the Abortion Act with a lecturer from the university’s Faculty of Laws acting as a specialist witness to the panel.

Dr Ellie Cosgrave to host new BBC podcast ‘Tomorrow’s World’

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Dr Ellie Cosgrave from UCL’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Public Policy (STEaPP) is co-presenting the BBC’s new ‘Tomorrow’s World’ podcast.

Major rethink needed on stem cells and regenerative medicine

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UCL researchers are leading a call for a coordinated strategy to reform the management of scientific discoveries and clinical experimentation involving stem cells and regenerative medicine.

Anxiety and depression caused by childhood bullying decline over time

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A new UCL-led study has provided the strongest evidence to date that exposure to bullying causes mental health issues such as anxiety years later.

UCL professor and director of new institute wins top economics prize

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UCL professor Mariana Mazzucato has been awarded one of the world’s top economics prizes for her groundbreaking work on the role of governments in innovation.

UCL helps shape UK's battery research strategy for electric car revolution

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UCL has been selected to be a founding partner in the creation of a new institute that will help Britain develop battery technologies that will drive the electric vehicle (EV) revolution.

Science and the dilemma of death explored in groundbreaking new exhibition

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UCL Culture is launching its latest groundbreaking exhibition What does it mean to be human? Curating Heads this week in the Octagon Gallery, Wilkins Building, UCL. Bringing together UCL scientific expertise with poignant philosophical and ethical debate, the exhibition will provide visitors with a unique insight into the meaning of human existence and the role of the body after death.

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