Archive of UCL in the media

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28 August 2015: Women on the ‘Problem with Science’

Professor Uta Frith (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) joins a discussion about the factors holding back women in science and what can be done to improve gender equality in the lab. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Discovery’ More...

28 August 2015: Sjogren's syndrome

Professor Anisur Rahman (UCL Inflammation) explains what Sjögren’s syndrome is, the difficulties in diagnosing the syndrome and how it can be treated. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Women’s Hour’ (from 18 mins 40 secs) More...

28 August 2015: Does developing bad behaviour in primary school affect a child’s grades?

Praveetha Patalay (UCL Institute of Education) says new research shows that children who develop bad behaviour towards the end of primary school fall behind the most. Read: The Conversation More...

28 August 2015: The case for re-nationalising Britain’s railways

Nicole Badstuber (UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering) explains why integrating the UK's expensive and fragmented rail network under public ownership could save hundreds of millions and also provide a better service. Read: The Conversation More...

27 August 2015: House of Lords appointments

Professor Meg Russell (UCL Constitution Unit) discusses the need to regulate appointments to the House of Lords. Read: BBC News, More: Guardian, Times (£), Independent, Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 1 hour 15 mins) More...

27 August 2015: New UCL collection of Jewish pamphlets catalogues history of Jews in Britain

A new archive project, Uncovering UCL’s Jewish Pamphlet Collections, has catalogued over 4000 pamphlets from UCL Special Collections covering a wide range of subjects throughout the field of Jewish Studies. Read: Jewish Chronicle More...

27 August 2015: University managerialism ‘can boost academic freedom’

Professor Michael Shattock (UCL Institute of Education) comments on the effect managerialism could have on academic culture. Read: THE (£) More...

27 August 2015: Are attitudes changing to the 1.4m people in the UK with a learning disability?

Dr Katrina Scior (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) explains the double standard in public attitudes towards people with a learning disability. Read: The Conversation More...

27 August 2015: Solved: the mystery of why it’s impossible to pull apart interleaved phone books

Dr Gavin Hesketh (UCL Physics & Astronomy) explains why it’s impossible to pull apart two interleaved phone books. Read: The Conversation More...

27 August 2015: OCD: A Monster in my mind

Professor Uta Frith (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) meets the people living with OCD, looks at the therapy available and asks what neuroscience can offer by way of a cure. Watch: BBC Two ‘Horizon’ More...

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