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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

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

Daggers, pistols and blood bonds: how the Mafia works

As a former Sicialian Mafia boss living in west London waits to hear if he’ll be extradited to Italy, Professor John Dickie (UCL SELCS) explains what the criminal underworld is really like. Read: Telegraph

Award-winning material set to reduce dental implant failure

A material co-created by Dr Niall Kent (UCL Chemical Engineering) that could help prevent artificial teeth implants falling out has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s first launchpad competition for young entrepreneurs. Read: The Engineer

Olfactory cell transplant

A poem a day

Manipulating metabolism

Curing cancer

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