Archive of UCL in the media

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23 April 2012: Rethinking the universe?

Professor Jonathan Butterworth (UCL Physics & Astronomy) talks about dark matter and cosmic rays, and why they continue to confound our expectations. Listen: BBC Radio 4 Today More...

20 April 2012: 'Huge' water resource exists under Africa

Researchers from UCL and the British Geological Survey have found that the notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater. Read: BBC More: Telegraph Reuters Daily Mail More...

20 April 2012: VAT, taxation and the French Election

“The taxation scheme in France is at the moment weighted against the middle classes and the working classes… and it is the richest who have really been spared from making a major contribution,” says Professor Philippe Marliere (UCL French). Listen: BBC Radio 4 PM (from 39mins 30s)  More...

19 April 2012: Richard Moorhead becomes UCL’s first Chair in Law and Professional Ethics

Professor Richard Moorhead (UCL Laws) aims to "develop the interdisciplinary and empirical side of legal ethics research" at UCL. Read: THE More...

19 April 2012: Transplanted cells allow mice with night blindness to see in dark

Prof. Robin Ali and Dr Rachel Pearson (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) have shown for the first time that transplanting light-sensitive photoreceptors into the eyes of visually impaired mice can restore their vision. Read: BBC Guardian Independent Telegraph Daily Mail Nature ITV PA BBC R4 Today Herald UCL News More...

18 April 2012: Meticulous map shows every London bus journey

Drs Joan Serras and James Cheshire (UCL Bartlett CASA) have mapped every one of London's 114,000 daily bus journeys. Read: Guardian More...

18 April 2012: Pulitzers 2012: prize for fiction withheld for first time in 35 years

“The Pulitzer is like an award saying, 'You will go down in posterity' – that's what they take it as being, therefore the panel sees it as its lofty mission to decide if there is anything worthy of that," says Professor John Mullan (UCL English Language & Literature). Read: Guardian More...

17 April 2012: Prostate cancer trial shows fewer side-effects

Researchers at UCL have used high frequency sound waves to treat early stage prostate cancer, with fewer side effects. Read: BBC More: Telegraph BBC R4 Today Mirror Mail Express Guardian Sky ITV Times (£) More...

16 April 2012: Jean-Luc Mélenchon's policies are no far-left fantasy

"Superbly ignored by the media until recently, Jean-Luc Mélenchon is the new flavour of the day in the French presidential campaign," says Professor Philippe Marlière (UCL French). Read: Guardian More...

16 April 2012: Anxiety: a very modern malaise

“We live in a culture that makes people anxious,” says Dr Joanna Moncrieff (UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit). “It encourages the idea that everything can be achieved or bought, that 100 per cent is not enough.” Read: Telegraph More...

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