Archive of UCL in the media

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30 September 2011: Natural 'back-up system' that could save your heart

Small by-pass vessels which act as a 'back-up system' for the heart's main arteries reduce mortality of patients with coronary artery disease, according to research led by Dr Pascal Meier (UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science). Read: Daily Express, Google, UCL press release
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29 September 2011: Smokers get chance to quit with 12p tablets

Research by Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) shows that the drug Tabex can triple the chances of a smoker quitting their habit. Read: Guardian, FT (£), The Times (£), The Sun, Daily Mail, Time
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29 September 2011: Healthy, wealthy and wise

Professor John Martin (UCL Cardiovascular Medicine) prescribes a radical plan to revive UK life sciences while funding universities in their broadest mission. Read: Times Higher Education
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29 September 2011: The future of 3D printing

Professor Robert Brown (UCL Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science) discusses the difficulties associated with 3D bio-printing. Listen: BBC World Service's 'Click' (10mins 30s)
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29 September 2011: Universities 'must set tough targets to recruit poor students'

The Government's Office for Fair Access (OFFA) says that the most selective institutions must be more "ambitious" in attempts to create a diverse student body. Read: Daily Telegraph (£), Independent,  Guardian, BBC Radio 4's 'Today'
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27 September 2011: In Defence of Politics

Dr Meg Russell (UCL Constitution Unit) discusses why political cynicism is fashionable. Listen: BBC Radio 4's 'In Defence of Politics', More: UCL Constitution Unit
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26 September 2011: The end of motoring

Professor David Metz (UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering) on how the growth of daily travel has peaked, and why experts predict huge changes in the car industry.  Read: Guardian G2
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26 September 2011: To space and beyond

Dr Kevin Fong has been named a 'cultural engineer'. He explains how his career as a physicist and doctor has led to presenting TV programmes about the frontiers of heart surgery and anaesthetics.  Read: Guardian
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26 September 2011: The new route to a fortune

Along with entrepreneurial UCL alumni, Tim Barnes (UCL Advances) explains how and why UCL is encouraging student start-up businesses. Read: Sunday Times (£)
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23 September 2011: Speed of light broken - an expert's view

Professor Jenny Thomas (UCL Physics & Astronomy) comments on potential ramifications of CERN experiments which might have shown particles travelling faster than the speed of light for the first time. Read: Daily Telegraph, FT (£), and FT (£), Independent, Guardian, Sunday Times, Herald,
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