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Britain to build £50m Holocaust memorial

A survey of 8,000 young Britons carried out by UCL Institute of Education for the prime minister’s Holocaust commission has identified “worrying gaps” in their knowledge. Read: The Times (£)

Smithsonian Institution announces first major exhibition outside of the US at London's Olympic Park

America's prestigious Smithsonian Institution is to open its first major exhibition venue outside the US in London’s Olympic Park in 2021, joining UCL and other partners on the park's new “Olympicopolis” site. Read: Evening Standard

Why a bit of discomfort is good for you

Dr Fiona Johnson (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) explains the link between obesity and room temperature. Read: Daily Mail

Psychologists seek roots of terror

A team led by Dr Noemie Bouhana (UCL Security & Crime Science) hopes to develop a computer model of the processes underlying radicalization and subsequent terrorist attacks. Read: Nature

Genome hunter: Rare diseases make people want to help

Professor Maria Bitner-Glindzicz (UCL Institute of Child Health) discusses the 100,000 Genomes Project. Read: New Scientist

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