Archive of UCL in the media

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31 October 2011: IP boost for students

Tim Barnes, director of UCL Advances, praises universities who are fostering a new generation of entrepreneurs by giving students full rights to their research's intellectual property (IP). Read: FT (£)  More...

30 October 2011: Catastrophic Drought in Texas Causes Global Economic Ripples

A drought map created by UCL Space & Climate Physics confirms that Texas is experiencing its driest year ever, with potentially catastrophic consequences. Read: New York Times More: UCL Drought Map
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29 October 2011: Getting the measure of dark energy

Scientists from UCL Physics & Astronomy are putting the finishing touches to the Dark Energy Camera, the largest and highest resolution camera ever built to look for dark energy. Read: BBC News Online
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27 October 2011: Meningitis survivors 'denied extra help'

Research commissioned from UCL by the Meningitis Trust has found that children who overcome the infection are not being given enough support they need afterwards. Read: Daily Telegraph More...

26 October 2011: Breast screening benefits 'exaggerated'

Professor Michael Baum (UCL Research Department of General Surgery) welcomes a review of the UK's breast screening programme. Listen: BBC Radio 4 Today Programme More...

26 October 2011: Universities producing the UK's brightest self-employed graduates

UCL has the highest percentage of self-employed graduates among the world's top ten universities, reflecting the institution's focus on fostering entrepreneurship and turning ideas into business. Read: Daily Telegraph More...

26 October 2011: Students seeking second degrees for top jobs

Growing numbers of students are staying on after their bachelors' degrees to complete postgraduate masters and doctorate courses, new research from Professor Steve Machin (UCL Economics) has found. Read: Daily Telegraph More...

25 October 2011: Neanderthal mammoth hunters in Jersey

Matt Pope (UCL Institute of Archaeology) talks about his team's work at Jersey's La Cotte de St Brelade, one of the most important Neanderthal settlements in north-west Europe. Listen: Planet Earth podcast
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25 October 2011: Are smoking deaths under-reported?

Doctors can be reluctant to cite smoking as a cause of death, according to new research from Dr Ian Proctor (UCL Research Department of Pathology) Listen: BBC Today Programme More...

24 October 2011: Nick Clegg in drive to boost Lib Dems' influence

The appointment of new advisers for Nick Clegg follows a report by the UCL Constitution Unit which found that the Liberal Democrats required additional resources. Read: Daily Telegraph, Sunday Times, More info: UCL Constitution Unit
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