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House of Lords appointments

Professor Meg Russell (UCL Constitution Unit) discusses the need to regulate appointments to the House of Lords. Read: BBC News, More: Guardian, Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 1 hour 15 mins)

New UCL collection of Jewish pamphlets catalogues history of Jews in Britain

A new archive project, Uncovering UCL’s Jewish Pamphlet Collections, has catalogued over 4000 pamphlets from UCL Special Collections covering a wide range of subjects throughout the field of Jewish Studies. Read: Jewish Chronicle

University managerialism ‘can boost academic freedom’

Professor Michael Shattock (UCL Institute of Education) comments on the effect managerialism could have on academic culture. Read: THE (£)

Are attitudes changing to the 1.4m people in the UK with a learning disability?

Dr Katrina Scior (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) explains the double standard in public attitudes towards people with a learning disability. Read: The Conversation

Solved: the mystery of why it’s impossible to pull apart interleaved phone books

Dr Gavin Hesketh (UCL Physics & Astronomy) explains why it’s impossible to pull apart two interleaved phone books. Read: The Conversation

OCD: A Monster in my mind

Bringing up baby

RoSPA

Rewiring neurons

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