UCL in the media

Baby pain can have later-life effects

Speaking at the NZ Pain Society conference, Dr Suellen Walker (UCL Institute of Child Health) said that the old belief that babies experienced pain less than adults has been disproved. Read: New Zealand Herald

Online debate erupts to ask: is science broken?

A talk at UCL called ‘Is science broken? If so, how can we fix it?’ has sparked an online debate on how to improve the practice of science. Read: Nature

Are we ready for the next volcanic catastrophe?

Professor Bill McGuire (UCL Earth Sciences) explores how modern society would fare if faced with a volcanic threat similar to the 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora. Read: Guardian

The tiger at the bar: QC who helped win the fight to see Charles’s letters

Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) comments on working with Dinah Rose QC. Read: Guardian

Parents rarely spot child obesity

A new study by UCL, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Great Ormond Street Hospital has found that a third of parents underestimate their child’s BMI. Read: BBC News, More: Telegraph, Guardian, Mirror, Times (£), ITV News, Huffington Post, Scotsman, Yorkshire Post, Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Today' (from 2 hours 4 mins)

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