Archive of UCL in the media

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27 February 2012: Can science ever explain consciousness?

Professor Chris Frith (UCL Institute of Neurology) discusses the emerging scientific understanding of this mysterious human faculty. Listen: Guardian Science Weekly Guardian (2) More...

27 February 2012: Climate change will shake the Earth

A changing climate isn't just about floods, droughts and heatwaves. It brings erupting volcanoes and catastrophic earthquakes too, says Professor Bill McGuire (UCL Earth Sciences). Read: Guardian More...

24 February 2012: Azad Khan: prime mover behind NCD programmes in Bangladesh

Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health) says Azad Khan, who will receive an honorary fellowship from UCL this year, is "one of the most impressive global health leaders I have met." More: The Lancet
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24 February 2012: Pioneering academics to be honoured by Queen

The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology has received a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, presented at Buckingham Palace this week. Read: Telegraph More: The Times
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23 February 2012: Faster-than-light neutrinos: was a faulty connection to blame?

Loose connectors are not uncommon in big physics experiments, says Professor Jon Butterworth (UCL Physics & Astronomy). Read: Guardian More...

23 February 2012: Male pride restored as Y chromosome wins a reprieve

"In the long term we are all dead, and that is certainly going to be true for the Y chromosome, which is rather an arriviste on the evolutionary scene,” says Professor Steve Jones (UCL Genetics, Evolution and Environment). Read: Guardian More...

23 February 2012: Proving Einstein wrong was always going to prove tricky

Getting rid of relativity was always going to be problematic, says Dr Mario Campanelli (UCL Physics & Astronomy). Read: Telegraph More...

23 February 2012: Research Intelligence: Collaboration is an essential procedure

Researchers, industry and NHS must deliver results, says Professor Sir John Tooke, UCL Vice-Provost (Health) and President of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Read: Times Higher Education More...

23 February 2012: One-in-four university degree courses axed 'to save cash'

“I fear we are going backwards. Universities exist to challenge what we think we know and offer well-argued and coherent alternatives. They are unique in these respects,” says Professor Donald Braben (UCL Earth Sciences). Read: Telegraph More...

23 February 2012: Are your teeth ageing too soon?

Professor Andrew Eder (UCL Eastman Dental Institute) highlights the importance of dental care, as one in four in the UK now considers dental care a luxury rather than a necessity, according to new research. Read: The Sun More...

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