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Roman gums 'healthier than ours'

Professor Ian Needleman (UCL Restorative Dental Sciences) comments on a study that has found people living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants. Read: BBC News

Pensioners and obesity

Professor Andrew Steptoe (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on the rising levels of obesity among the elderly and retired. Read: Telegraph

Liberal arts builds momentum in the UK

Commenting on liberal arts and universities, Carl Gombrich (UCL Arts and Sciences) suggests that “making the case for unconventional courses” would be easier if we could answer the question “How can we quantify the value of breadth?” Read: THE

UCL Academy ‘puts right problems’ after disappointing first Ofsted

The UCL Academy has been praised for “putting right its problems” after being ordered to improve by inspectors earlier this year. Read: Ham & High, More: Camden New Journal

Astronaut Charles J Bolden Jnr visits UCL Academy

Charles J Bolden Jr, the head of NASA, visited UCL Academy to speak to students about his time in orbit during the 1980s. Read: Camden New Journal, More: UCL News, UCL Events blog

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