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23 January 2015: Listeners' questions

Dr Andrew Pontzen (UCL Physics & Astronomy) calculates how big a sign would need to be so it is visible from a train carriage travelling at the speed of light. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Inside Science’ (from 18 mins 23 secs) More...

23 January 2015: Dig deep and create a curriculum to treasure

Sue Hellman (UCL Institute of Education) discusses the Grand Curriculum Designs (GCD) project. Read: TES More...

23 January 2015: The 100 most international universities in the world 2015

UCL has been ranked the 15th most international university in the world by THE. Read: THE (£) More...

23 January 2015: Statins save fewer lives than exercising and eating sensibly

Commenting on a study on the impact of statins, Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) says it is important to address the causes of heart disease rather than use drugs to treat the consequences. Read: Telegraph More...

22 January 2015: ARM’s new student technology kit could lead you to the career of tomorrow

UCL has partnered with technology firm ARM to provide a new education kit for students that aims to improve their technical skills for the Internet of Things. Read: The Engineer More...

22 January 2015: Academics' tips for thwarting burglars

A team of researchers, including Professor Nick Tilley (UCL Security & Crime Science) have identified the four home security measures which best thwart burglars if used together. Read: Leicester Mercury More...

22 January 2015: Derivatives

Dr D'Maris Coffman (UCL Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management) discusses the history of derivatives. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘David Baddiel Tries to Understand’ (from 3 mins 40 secs) More...

22 January 2015: British volcanologist wins earth sciences ‘Nobel’ prize

Robin Wylie (UCL Earth Sciences) looks at the work of British volcanologist Stephen Sparks, who has been awarded the Vetlesen Prize for his research into the workings of volcanoes. Read: The Conversation More...

22 January 2015: Standardised packaging on cigarettes

Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) says standardised packaging could deter young people from taking up smoking. Listen: BBC Radio Kent ‘Breakfast’ (from 2 hours 21mins) More...

22 January 2015: White rhinos

Professor Norman MacLeod (UCL Earth Sciences) discusses the cost-benefit issues relating to the conservation of white rhinos. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘The World Tonight’ (from 26 mins 57 secs) More...

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