UCL in the media
30 April 2015: Press rewind on political thinkers to fast-forward
Dr Angus Gowland (UCL History) says that claiming “today’s political problems might be better addressed by the doctrines of Bentham, Rousseau or Plato” was an unpromising approach. Read: THE (£)
30 April 2015: No way of knowing: post-election policy assessments
Professor Lorraine Dearden (UCL Institute of Education) comments on the levels of spending cuts the parties are proposing in non-protected departments such as BIS. Read: THE (£)
30 April 2015: THE 100 Under 50 Rankings 2015 results
Commenting on the THE’s 100 Under 50 rankings, Professor Simon Marginson (UCL Institute of Education) says : “Given the fast-moving growth of published science in East Asia, by another 15 years or so there will be significant growth in East Asian universities in the top 200”. Read: THE (£)
30 April 2015: Russell Group universities are the most successful fundraiser
Lori Houlihan (UCL Development & Alumni Relations) comments on the role of philanthropy in higher education institutions. Read: Guardian
30 April 2015: Would John Williams’ Stoner survive today?
Dr Rachel Carey (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) asks if the protagonist of John Williams’ Stoner would survive in today’s academic world. Read: THE (£)
30 April 2015: Britain is facing a life expectancy timebomb
29 April 2015: Send childrens' homework abroad to be marked
29 April 2015: QS World Subject Rankings
29 April 2015: Nepal earthquake
28 April 2015: Exploding batteries filmed in 3D
28 April 2015: Yahoo tests ear-based smartphone identification system
28 April 2015: Did life begin in underwater volcanoes?
28 April 2015: UniSA and UCL forge new partnership
28 April 2015: Exploring memory-extraction
28 April 2015: Sound of crinkling tin foil can cause seizures in cats
27 April 2015: Nepal earthquake: A shocking disaster in one of the most remarkable countries on earth
24 April 2015: Hubble captured the throes of a dying star, V838 Moncerotis
24 April 2015: Under fire on all sides: what fate for Ofsted?