Archive of UCL in the media

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14 December 2012: The Amazon 'could survive global warming'

Some common species of tree in the Amazon date back more than 8million years and have survived through epochs of massive temperature fluctuations, according to research by Dr Simon Lewis (UCL Geography). Read: Daily Mail More: UCL News More...

14 December 2012: As a Premier Prepares to Depart, the Talk Is of Lost Opportunities

‘‘These are the most unpredictable elections in years,’’ said Professor John Foot (UCL Italian). ‘‘It’s not worth trying to predict anything. You will just be proved wrong straight away.’’ Read: NY Times More: Independent More...

13 December 2012: North star to set UCL's direction

Professor Michael Arthur, the newly appointed president and provost of UCL, has said he would like to see the institution extend its "global footprint". Read: THE More: Camden New Journal More...

13 December 2012: Health Check: Organophosphates

A review of 14 separate studies by Dr Sarah McKenzie Ross (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) shows that organophosphates can damage the brain and nervous system. Listen: BBC World Service Health Check More: The Ecologist More...

12 December 2012: Prince Charles names King George III as his most respected monarch

"I think perhaps what Prince Charles wanted to emphasise was more the fact that George III, in the aftermath of the loss of the American colonies, became a symbol of the nation, national resilience and the determination to bounce back," says Professor Stephen Conway (UCL History). Read: Telegraph More...

11 December 2012: UCL names new provost

Professor Michael Arthur, the current vice-chancellor of the University of Leeds, will take the reins as UCL’s ‘President & Provost’ next September. Read: FT (£) More: THE UCL News I UCL News II More...

10 December 2012: Fracking laws needed 'to control UK's dash for gas', says MEP

"Just because the resource is there, it does not mean that it can be produced economically," says Christophe McGlade (UCL Energy Institute), who recently worked on a report for the European commission on the level of shale in the EU. Read: The Observer More...

7 December 2012: The UK's new dash for gas is a dangerous gamble

The British government's new emphasis on gas power and fracking puts the climate and consumers at risk, says Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute). Read: New Scientist More...

6 December 2012: Cycling is far safer than driving for men under 21

Cycling is almost five times safer than driving for men under 21, according to a new study by Dr Jennifer Mindell (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health). Read: Times (£) More: Road.cc Independent Telegraph UCL News More...

6 December 2012: Cameron lauds new Tech City investments

David Cameron will on Thursday declare progress in his aim of making east London “one of the world’s great technology clusters” with new investments from organisations including UCL. Read: FT (£) Huffington Post Evening Standard More...

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