Archive of UCL in the media

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27 January 2015: Why a bit of discomfort is good for you

Dr Fiona Johnson (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) explains the link between obesity and room temperature. Read: Daily Mail More...

26 January 2015: Psychologists seek roots of terror

A team led by Dr Noemie Bouhana (UCL Security & Crime Science) hopes to develop a computer model of the processes underlying radicalization and subsequent terrorist attacks. Read: Nature More...

26 January 2015: Genome hunter: Rare diseases make people want to help

Professor Maria Bitner-Glindzicz (UCL Institute of Child Health) discusses the 100,000 Genomes Project. Read: New Scientist More...

26 January 2015: Spoon me: how cutlery design can blow your tastebuds away

Zoe Laughlin (UCL Institute of Making) discusses the science of spoons and how different metals can alter how food tastes. Read: Guardian More...

26 January 2015: 'Stiff upper lip' means patients ignore signs of cancer

A study led by Dr Katrina Whitaker (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) has found that people may dismiss red-flag cancer warning symptoms as trivial because they worry about wasting a doctor’s time. Read: Telegraph, More: Independent, Daily Mail, Daily Express, BBC News, Yorkshire Post, Huffington Post, Listen: BBC Radio Scotland 'Morning Call' (from 37 mins 34 secs) More...

26 January 2015: London needs homes, not towers of ‘safe-deposit boxes’

Professor Peter Rees (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) questions whether too many new properties in London are simply designed as places for the super-rich to park their cash. Read: Guardian More...

26 January 2015: Little Mina saved by 3D printer heart

Professor Andrew Taylor (UCL Cardiovascular Imaging Group) has been printing 3D models of patients’ hearts to help young patients, and their parents, understand a diagnosis. Read: Sunday Times (£) More...

26 January 2015: Eastern European dance revolution conquers west

Dr Michal Murawski (UCL SSEES) says there is a fascination with the electronic music artists coming from former communist states. Read: Guardian More...

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...

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