Archive of UCL in the media

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21 November 2012: 'Fat' drug could treat epilepsy

Describing work published in the journal Neuropharmacology, Professor Matthew Walker (UCL Institute of Neurology) says: "This offers a whole new approach to the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsies in children and adults." Read: BBC News More: UCL News
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21 November 2012: BBC and UCL announce new strategic partnership

BBC Research & Development today announced a new strategic partnership with UCL, to drive innovation, and collaborate on a wide programme of R&D activity. Read: BBC Blog More: Computer Weekly UCL News More...

21 November 2012: Transformed Octagon to reopen as "cultural heart" of UCL

A hall of unseen historic artefacts and a gallery of hidden curiosities, devoted to the sculptor John Flaxman, are about to reopen to the public at UCL. Read: Culture24 More: UCL News More...

21 November 2012: Flossing: is it a waste of time and money?

“Flossing is almost completely useless, it doesn’t stop tooth decay,” says Professor Aubrey Sheiham (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health). “It is still useful for stopping gum disease, but you have to be meticulous — it’s time-consuming.” Read: Times (£) More...

21 November 2012: British universities set their eyes on Latin America

"Beyond emails and phones, people in Latin America appreciate putting a face to the name, sitting down and talking, [and] closing deals in person," says Neil Green (UCL International Office). Read: BBC Mundo (in Spanish) More...

20 November 2012: Happier teenagers earn higher wages

Research by economists at UCL has revealed that those who reported higher levels of life satisfaction went on to receive larger paychecks than their gloomy counterparts. Read: Telegraph More: Daily Mail UCL News More...

19 November 2012: Revolutionary transplant operation could benefit paralysed patients

“This is not a cure for spinal cord injury in humans... But this is the most encouraging advance for some years,” says Professor Geoffrey Raisman (UCL Brain Repair & Rehabilitation). Read: Independent More: Times (£) Telegraph BBC News Daily Mail More...

19 November 2012: Dark matter: the underground lab searching for wimps

Dr Chamkaur Ghag (UCL Physics & Astronomy) talks about the DarkSide-50 project, and the search for sub-atomic particles. Read: Observer More...

16 November 2012: A crash course in Danish for fans of The Killing

Jesper Hansen (UCL Scandinavian Studies) gives a crash course in Danish for fans of detective Sarah Lund and the cult Danish police drama The Killing. Watch: Guardian More...

16 November 2012: Funding boost for university science departments

Vince Cable, the Secretary of State for Business, has announced substantial government grants to UCL to help turn research into business. Read: ITV News More: MSN The Engineer More...

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