Media Relations

Twitter iconYouTube iconFacebook iconSoundCloudiTunes badge

Call us: +44 (0)20 7679 9041


The UCL Media Relations team is the university’s central press office.


We connect journalists to expert academics and promote UCL research and teaching throughout the global media.


More contact information



UCL Media Relations 


Media headlines

Researchers read and write brain activity with light

A team led by Dr Adam Packer (UCL Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research) has developed a new way of simultaneously recording and manipulating the activity of multiple cells in the brains of live animals using pulses of light. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Dec 22, 2014 3:26:29 PM

Stem cell scandal scientist Haruko Obokata resigns

Professor Chris Mason (UCL Biochemical Engineering) comments on the resignation of Dr Haruko Obokata, a Japanese stem cell scientist at the heart of a scandal over false claims and fabricated research. Read: BBC News More...

Published: Dec 22, 2014 2:19:02 PM

Oh, pardon; those gassy burps may signal life on Mars

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (UCL Physics & Astronomy) explains what may cause the spikes of methane detected in Mars’ atmosphere. Read: Times More...

Published: Dec 22, 2014 10:54:00 AM

How much gin makes a party fizz?

As part of the Times’ Christmas science experiment series, Ravi Das (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) investigates the impact of alcohol on verbal fluency. Read: Times More...

Published: Dec 22, 2014 10:33:26 AM