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Online course opens to sharpen start-up minds

UCL has partnered with Tech City UK, Cambridge University’s Judge Business School and Founder Centric to launch the Digital Business Academy - the world’s first government-supported online learning platform to provide digital and business skills. Read: Financial Times, More: Telegraph, ITV News, UCL News

Antidepressant prescriptions soar to 50m a year

Dr Joanna Moncrieff (UCL Psychiatry) comments on new figures which show more than 50 million prescriptions for anti-depressants were written last year. Read: Daily Express

The voice of scientific reason has been lost

Professor John Hardy (UCL Molecular Neuroscience) comments on the abolishment of the Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission post, saying: “It is a sad fact that often the last thing politicians like is rational advice”. Read: Independent

City’s former planning chief on why London is ‘unplannable’

Professor Peter Rees (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) takes a boat trip on the Thames to point out the highs and lows of the capital’s changing skyline. Watch: Financial Times

Landing on a comet

Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory) who developed one of the instruments on the Rosetta Orbiter says that all the data has been retrieved from its lander Philae and explains what will happen next now Philae has lost power on a comet. Listen: Naked Scientists

The science of altruism

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