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31 October 2014: IPCC preparing 'most important' document on climate change

Professor Arthur Petersen (UCL STEaPP) comments on the IPCC Synthesis Report, saying “The new thing is there is going to be a stand-alone document that will be the most important for policymakers for the next few years". Read: BBC News More...

29 October 2014: Are some humans born evil?

Professor Essi Viding (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) explains that although nobody is born a killer, there are individual differences that affect the likelihood of developing murderous traits. Read: Telegraph More...

28 October 2014: Looking closer at the Sun

Professor Louise Harra (UCL Space & Climate Physics) looks at how the IRIS telescope can provide a new window to view the solar atmosphere. Read: Science (£) More...

28 October 2014: 10 things you may not know about laughter

Professor Sophie Scott (UCL Cognitive Neuroscience) reveals 10 things you probably didn't know about laughter. Read: BBC News More...

28 October 2014: Why are recessions so depressing?

Research by Jan-Emmanuel De Neve (UCL Political Science) has found that recessions often have a negative psychological impact and that happiness is around six times more sensitive to economic growth when that “growth” is negative. Read: Financial Times More...

24 October 2014: Saatchi Bill

Professor David Colquhoun (UCL Biosciences) explains why he feels the Medical Innovation Bill, also known as the Saatchi Bill, won’t benefit patients. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 2 hours 51 mins) More...

24 October 2014: 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 More...

23 October 2014: Pensioners and obesity

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

23 October 2014: Liberal arts builds momentum in the UK

Commenting on liberal arts and universities, Carl Gombrich (UCL Arts & 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 More...

23 October 2014: 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
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