Archive of UCL in the media

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23 December 2011: Brain Implant Cures Woman's Tourette's Tics

A patient who is part of the first UK trial to evaluate the impact of 'deep brain stimulation' on Tourette's has experienced a dramatic recovery. Read: Sky News More: Evening Standard Independent UCLH press release
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22 December 2011: Boom, bust and bonuses

Like capitalism, science has flaws, but it's the best we've got, says Dr Kevin Fong (UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology). Read: THE
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22 December 2011: Independent voices of 2011: The most influential non-celebrity users of Twitter

Described as a “key voice in an increasingly digital future”, Dr Sue Black (UCL Computer Science) wins the most influential non-celebrity tweeter in technology. Read: Independent
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22 December 2011: Christmas University Challenge

UCL graduates Lucy Jones, Trevor Lock, Fiona Armstrong and Michael White play Magdalen College, Oxford on the Christmas edition of the quiz University Challenge. Watch: BBC2 'Christmas University Challenge'
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21 December 2011: "Medical exams need to be as rigorous as in the U.K."

Professor Jane Dacre (UCL Medical School) highlights some aspects of medical education that need reform in India. Read: The Hindu
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21 December 2011: Talk this way - the new lexicon for 2011

Dan Clayton (UCL English Language & Literature) on UCL's Survey of English Usage, and how 2011 was characterised by the repurposing of words. Read: Evening Standard
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21 December 2011: Astronomers find important planets

“I think we will find life out there”, says Dr Lucie Green (UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory). Watch: BBC News (from 24 mins)
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20 December 2011: University Challenge

UCL play the University of Manchester on the popular quiz University Challenge. Watch: BBC2 'University Challenge'
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20 December 2011: The true toll of that festive tipple

Alcohol masks warning signals from other parts of your body, affecting your natural self-protection mechanisms, says Professor Paul Wallace (UCL Primary Care & Population Health). Read: Daily Mail

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20 December 2011: Learning to smile for first time, the boy born with a frozen face

Adriaan Grobbelaar (UCL General Surgery) talks about a pioneering 12-hour operation in which he transplanted muscle tissue to the face of a boy with Moeibus syndrome. Read: Evening Standard
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