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The legacy of Jean Jaurès

To mark the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Jean Jaurès, Professor Philippe Marlière (UCL SELCS) discusses his legacy in French politics. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Newshour’ (from 38 mins 45 secs)

Space-age foundation

Following an announcement by Yves Saint Laurent that a new foundation will contain a substance previously used to capture cosmic dust, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (UCL Physics & Astronomy) discusses the use of science to sell beauty products. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘You & Yours’ (from 41 mins 54 secs)

Spain scraps university entrance exam for foreign students

Professor Antonio Cabrales (UCL Economics) explains how scrapping the university entrance exam for foreign students and a move to higher fees for overseas students will benefit some of the Spanish universities. Read: THE (£)

Face tester can predict how you will judge a face

Dr Geoff Williams (UCL Speech, Hearing & Phonetic Sciences) comments on a study which has created a computer model which can predict how we will assess someone's personality based on their looks. Read: New Scientist

Front row

Former artist in residence for the UCL Astrophysics Group and Slade alumna, Katie Paterson, discusses her ambitious project to send a meteorite back into space and become the first artwork aboard the International Space Station. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Front Row’ (from 20 mins 28 secs)

Five a day will do

Supermarket wars

Capacity Mechanism

Great Brain Experiment

Conversion therapy

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