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Switzerland will notify citizens when they have been spied on

Dr Lukasz Olejnik (UCL Computer Science) comments on Switzerland's new surveillance laws which will require the Swiss intelligence agency to inform citizens if they've been monitored, unless notifying them would be against the public interest, affect legal proceedings or put people at risk. Read: The Telegraph

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Why can't I tickle myself?

A study by Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (UCL Cognitive Neuroscience) is featured, suggesting that tickling doesn't elicit the same response when people do it to themselves because the cerebellum tamps down the brain's response ahead of time. Read: Washington Post

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Cap and trade gains global momentum

Professor Michael Grubb (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) discusses the European Union's emissions trading system. Read: CBC

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Keep the UK’s doors open to students and scholars

UCL President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur writes that the UK needs to demonstrate political will to ensure its universities remain global leaders and to continue UCL's long history of international outlook. Read: THE

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