Archive of UCL in the media

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30 November 2011: UK must stay open to foreign students

The FT applauds UCL’s “hunger for innovation” and says that universities must continue to be allowed to recruit top students and staff, whatever their origin. Read: Financial Times (£) More...

30 November 2011: Women doctors will soon outnumber men

"Although women make up the majority of the medical student population they are still under-represented at the top”, says Professor Jane Dacre (UCL Medical School). Read: Daily Mail, More: BBC Radio 4 Today, Independent, Student BMJ More...

29 November 2011: University Challenge

UCL play the University of Warwick for a place in the quarter-finals of the popular quiz University Challenge. Watch: BBC2 'University Challenge'
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29 November 2011: The incredible shrinking laboratory or 'lab-on-a-chip'

Professor Tom Duke (UCL Physics & Astronomy) talks about a chip he’s developing that can detect whether a blood sample contains HIV in the field. Read: Guardian More...

29 November 2011: Science Weekly: Your beating heart

Dr Kevin Fong (UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology) talks about the physiology, chemistry and dynamics of this remarkable organ. Listen: Guardian More...

29 November 2011: Brawling ex-con to painter, after a stroke

Dr Mark Lythgoe (UCL Centre for Biomedical Imaging) and Professor Sophie Scott (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) on how strokes can change personality and behaviour. Read: The Times (£) More...

28 November 2011: Curiosity seeks life on Mars

Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) talks about the launch of NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover, which is searching for the conditions to support life on Mars. Watch: Channel 4 News More...

25 November 2011: Search for the Higgs Boson particle

Professor John Butterworth (UCL Physics) says the search for the Higgs Boson is not the only reason we built the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Today' More: BBC Radio 5 Live 'Drive'
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25 November 2011: 'Urban Constellations' and the rise of the city

More than half the world's population now lives in cities and the urban environment has unprecedented significance, shaping our culture and politics. UCL's Urban Laboratory discusses the issues in a new book, 'Urban Constellations'. Read: News story
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25 November 2011: Healthcare set to be 'transformed' by genomics

There are unparalleled opportunities for medicine from genomics, stem cells and the field of regenerative medicine says UCL Vice-Provost (Health), Professor Sir John Tooke. Read: BBC News More: Daily Telegraph More...

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