UCL news podcast: 1–7 November

7 November 2008

Drinking during pregnancy, space science storytelling, Federico Garcia Lorca, the inability to recognise voices and UCL’s work with London sixth-formers are discussed in this week’s UCL news audio podcast, now live on iTunes U.

poster for Blood Wedding

The podcast covers:

  • Dr Yvonne Kelly (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) on her research into the relationship between drinking during pregnancy and children’s behavioural or cognitive problems
  • UCL celebrating nearly ten years of partnership with City & Islington Sixth Form College
  • UCL Space Science and Climate Physics’ ‘Satellite Stories’ day – the university’s first event as London’s Beacon for public engagement
  • Students Emily Morrison (UCL English) and Louie Corpe (UCL Mathematics) on their upcoming production of Lorca’s ‘Blood Wedding’ in the UCL Bloomsbury Theatre
  • Research led by Dr Brad Duchaine (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) into phonagnosia – the inability to recognise voices.

The podcast is approximately 10 minutes long. You can listen through your computer or mp3 player via iTunes U.

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Image: publicity for next week’s student production of Lorca’s ‘Blood Wedding’ in the UCL Bloomsbury Theatre