Archive of UCL in the media

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18 September 2014: The battle for Britain

Dr Michael Collins (UCL History) says the only way to save ‘Britishness’ will be to fundamentally rethink the way the state works, regardless of the outcome of the Scottish referendum. Read: Financial Times More...

17 September 2014: Elements: Bromine

Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) explains the various ways bromine is used. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Elements: Bromine’ More...

17 September 2014: Epilepsy and memory loss

Dr Sallie Baxendale (UCL Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy) explains some strategies and tools which can be used to overcome memory loss caused by epileptic seizures. Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live ‘Tony Livesey’ (from 14 mins 50 secs) More...

17 September 2014: Hull smoking cuts

Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on proposed budgetary cuts to Hull’s smoking cessation services. Listen: BBC Radio Humberside ‘Breakfast’ (from 1 hour 48 mins) More...

17 September 2014: Ditching monarchy is step too far for Scots Nationalists

Professor Robert Hazell (UCL Constitution Unit) says “the question of whether an independent Scotland will wish to retain a monarchy may arise as the new nation crafts a constitution”. Read: Bloomberg More...

17 September 2014: Free bus passes for pensioners are too successful to cut

Professor Roger Mackett (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) explains why cutting the free bus travel scheme in Britain may do more harm than good. Read: The Conversation More...

16 September 2014: I’ll power buses with coffee grounds says winner of £400,000 eco prize

Bio Bean, the coffee grounds recycling company founded by UCL graduates Arthur Kay and Benjamin Harriman, has won the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge award. Read: Evening Standard More...

16 September 2014: Sugar intake must be slashed further

Research conducted by Professor Aubrey Sheiham (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine recommends that sugars in the diet should make up no more than 3% of total energy intake to reduce the significant financial and social burdens of tooth decay. Read: BBC News, More: Telegraph, Guardian, Daily Express, Times (£), Daily Mail, Herald, The Courier, Stoke Sentinel, Yorkshire Post, Shropshire Star, TIME, New Zealand Herald, UCL News, Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live ‘5 Live Breakfast’ (from 3 mins 22 secs), More: BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 5 mins 14 secs), BBC Radio Scotland 'Newsdrive' (from 20 mins 5 secs), BBC Radio Northampton 'Breakfast' (from 2 hours 42 mins), BBC Radio Somerset 'Ask the expert' (from 4 mins) More...

15 September 2014: The long shadows of war

Professor Lisa Jardine (UCL Centre for Editing Lives & Letters) says while documenting and commemorating the First World War we should not lose sight of its horror. Read: BBC News, Listen: BBC Radio 4 'A Point of View: The Horror of War'
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