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UCL has a significant presence in the media, whether it's expertise provided by UCL academics or news about the university itself.

Driverless car makers could face jail if AI causes harm

Following confirmation that the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) will oversee health and safety breaches for AI and machine learning software, PhD researcher Michael Veale (UCL STEaPP) expresses reservations about the potential rigour of tests for these types of product. Read: Sky News

Published: Sep 25, 2018 1:28:32 PM

High blood pressure in middle age can lead to dementia

Research on links between high blood pressure in middle age and dementia shows "the damage is done slowly, so what counts in terms of dementia is the duration of exposure to high blood pressure" says study lead Professor Archana Singh-Manoux (UCL Institute for Global Health). Read: Daily Mail

Published: Sep 25, 2018 10:52:16 AM

Scientists throw light on the way memories work

Research by Dr Andrej Bicanski and Professor Neil Burgess (both UCL Institute of Neurology) found that spatially selective cells - 'place cells' - play a vital role in the way our brain builds our recollections and memories. Read: NZ Herald

Published: Sep 25, 2018 10:27:13 AM

UCL ranked eighth best university in Britain

A report co-authored by Samantha Parsons (UCL Institute of Education) studied children’s career aspirations and how some ethnic groups are aiming for jobs that attract higher wages than others. Read: BBC News

Published: Sep 24, 2018 3:53:40 PM