Archive of UCL in the media

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28 February 2014: Watkin's tower

Bryan Cahill (UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering) and a team of student engineers create a model of Sir Edward Watkin's unsucessful 'Watkin's Tower' in Wembley, London. Watch: BBC 'The One Show' (from 20 minutes) More...

28 February 2014: The not-so Northern Lights

Dr Lucie Green (UCL Department of Space & Climate Physics) explains how the aurora borealis were visible further south than usual earlier this week. Read: Daily Mail More...

28 February 2014: Nerc casts wide net for science funding ideas

Professor Donald Braben (UCL Department of Earth Sciences) comments on NERC's plan to seek suggestions from industry and the public on strategic priorities. Read: THE More...

26 February 2014: Newly infected mothers are more likely to pass HIV on to babies

Dr Claire Thorne (UCL Institute of Child Health) discusses how mother to child HIV transmission is more common in those recently diagnosed. Read: The Conversation More...

26 February 2014: Jersey site that was last Neanderthal home is studied

Dr Matthew Pope (UCL Institute of Archaeology) comments on assessing storm damage to La Cotte in St Brelade, Jersey - an ice age site said to be one of the last known places Neanderthals lived. Read: BBC News More...

26 February 2014: Social smokers underestimate risks

Research led by Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology and Public Health) has shown that part-time smokers average 37 cigarettes a week but only one in four worry their tobacco intake will harm their health. Read: Guardian, More: Times More...

25 February 2014: Desert Island Discs: Professor Hugh Montgomery

Professor Hugh Montgomery (UCL Clinical Physiology) was ‘castaway’ on Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs over the weekend. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Desert Island Disks' More...

25 February 2014: Living with water: four buildings that will withstand flooding

In light of the recent flooding experienced in some areas of the UK, Sofie Pelsmakers (UCL Energy Institute) outlines how we can adapt existing buildings and build new ones differently to minimise damage to property. Read: The Conversation More...

25 February 2014: Royal Tudor foundation stone rediscovered at UCL

The stone marking Henry VIII's foundation of the Royal Naval Dockyard at Deptford 500 years ago has been rediscovered behind a false wall at UCL. Read: ITV News, More: This is Local London, UCL News More...

25 February 2014: Alzheimer’s ‘linked to barbecued meat’

Professor Derek Hill (UCL Medical Physics & Bioengineering) comments on recent findings that connect proteins found in fried or barbecued meat to Alzheimer’s. Read: Times, More: Express, Mirror, Yorkshire Post More...

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