Archive of UCL in the media

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28 June 2012: Finch's open-access cure may be 'worse than the disease'

Professor David Price (UCL Vice-Provost, Research) comments on the recommendations that authors pay fees to make their articles open access, helping to increase access to publicly funded UK research. Read: Times Higher Education More...

28 June 2012: Why Nick Clegg’s Senate is seriously flawed

Sensible changes to the House of Lords are the answer – not a Bill that would create far more problems than it solves, says Professor Lord Kakkar (UCL Partners). Read: Telegraph More...

27 June 2012: Williams: Christians need to confront shame and disgust over homosexuality

The church's failure to distinguish between social, religious and legal institutions of marriage "confuses the issues", said Dr Ronan McCrea (UCL Laws) in a letter to the equalities minister Lynne Featherstone. Read: Guardian More: Telegraph More...

26 June 2012: Has hip-hop music been hijacked?

Professor John Sutherland (UCL English Language & Literature) talks about hip-hop, and argues that it’s a valid form of art. Listen: BBC R4 Today More: Guardian More...

26 June 2012: Universities could be a significant force in social mobility

The golden age of social mobility that produced Alan Bennett could return if universities were prepared to try to change the structure of the labour market, says Professor Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy). Read: Guardian More...

25 June 2012: What the story of the ATM teaches us about innovation

Despite emerging decades ago, the ATM is still a powerful illustration of the way we should be innovating in the 21st century, says Professor Stephen Caddick (Vice-Provost, Enterprise). Read: Independent More...

25 June 2012: Why we fool ourselves into optimism

Dr Tali Sharot (UCL Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences) talks about how we’re inclined to see ourselves motoring happily toward professional success, financial security and stable health. Watch: CNN More...

25 June 2012: Referendum on House of Lords reform 'politically inevitable'

A referendum over proposed changed to the House of Lords is 'unavoidable', according to constitutional expert Dr Meg Russell (UCL Constitution Unit). Watch: Telegraph More: WSJ More...

22 June 2012: Ultrasound pill helps the medicine go down

Such a device would be "an enormous help for patients", says Dr Nader Saffari (UCL Mechanical Engineering). "If they can manage to develop something like this it is going to be a major jump in the field." Read: New Scientist More...

21 June 2012: Visceral photo of living human brain wins Wellcome Image Awards

A close-up shot taken by Robert Ludlow (UCL Institute of Neurology) of an epileptic’s brain during surgery has won the 2012 Wellcome Image Awards. Read: Wired UK More: Londonist THE UCL events blog More...

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