Archive of UCL in the media

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25 November 2011: Women with low-risk pregnancies 'should have birth choices'

Professor Peter Brocklehurst (UCL Institute for Women's Health) comments that giving birth in England is generally very safe. Read: Guardian More: Daily Telegraph Daily Mail Oxford press release

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24 November 2011: 'Pre-social network' finds you friends in your hang-outs

Dr Peter Bentley (UCL Computer Science) comments on the potential privacy issues associated with pre-social networks. Read: New Scientist More: Daily Mail More...

23 November 2011: Revealed: New University plans for Newham

UCL and Newham Council have announced plans to explore the establishment of an additional campus in the Olympic borough of Newham. Read: Newham Recorder, More: FT (£), The Times (£), Times Higher Education, PA, UCL press release More...

22 November 2011: How we see family resemblance in faces

Dr Harry Griffin (UCL Interaction Centre) sheds light on our ability to identify members of a family from facial structures. Read: Times of India More...

21 November 2011: Economic crisis 'must not derail health and social equality agenda'

Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) launches new UCL Institute for Health Equity, making case for continued investment. Read: Guardian, DH press release

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21 November 2011: Modern welfare system's 'eugenic roots'

Following the publication of Francis Galton’s novel Kantsaywhere by UCL, Dr Matthew Sweet talks about eugenics and its links to modern welfare. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Today' More: New Scientist UCL press release More...

21 November 2011: Where should Saif Gaddafi be put on trial?

Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) argues that judges from The Hague will have to be involved in Saif Gaddafi's trial. Read: Guardian
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18 November 2011: Affairs of the heart: the triumph of drugs

Dr Kevin Fong (UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology) talks to his former tutor, Prof Raymond MacAllister of University College Hospital, about drugs that reduce the number of heart attacks. Watch: Guardian
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18 November 2011: Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands reveals UCL masterplan

UCL has set out an ambitious programme of investment in its central London estate after an intensive planning and consultation process led by UCL’s Estates division and architecture practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands. Read: Architects' Journal (£) Building Design (£) More: UCL news story
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17 November 2011: THE Scholarly Web

Dr Melissa Terras (UCL Digital Humanities) is measuring the impact of making her research open access by adding one paper a week to UCL Discovery and then blogging and tweeting about it. Read: Times Higher Education
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