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Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time

What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging.

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Video: Understanding how Lithium-ion batteries fail 

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Chris Husbands named new Sheffield Hallam vice-chancellor

Professor Chris Husbands (UCL Institute of Education) has been announced as the new vice-chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University and will take up the position in January 2016. Read: THE (£), More: UCL News More...

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Have young people stopped fearing sexually transmitted infections?

The good news is that rates of teenage pregnancies are at record lows. In 2014 in England and Wales they were at the lowest rate since 1946, with only 15.6 pregnancies per 1,000 women younger than 20. Unfortunately, rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are still very high, writes Dr Rosie Webster (UCL Primary Care & Population Health) in The Conversation.
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