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Margaret (Peggy) Drower

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Margaret (Peggy) Drower

Institute staff, students, friends and colleagues will be saddened to hear of the death of Margaret Drower on 12 November.

Christian Dustmann awarded ERC Advanced Grant

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Christian Dustmann has been awarded ERC Advanced Grant: “The Dynamics of Migration and Economic Adjustment”

ERC-funded EUROFARM project launched in Boznia&Herzegovina

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Dr Marc Vander Linden speaking at the EUROFARM project launch

A collaborative research agreement has been signed between Marc Vander Linden and the Ministry of of Education and Culture of Republic of Srpska, marking the official launch of the ERC-funded EUROFARM project.  

Institute of Archaeology participates in Schools Careers Fair

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Institute of Archaeology participates in Schools Careers Fair

The Institute of Archaeology has participated in a London schools event to discuss study, careers and engagement with archaeology.  

Video: In the Thick of It: What do Special Advisers do - and does it make government better or worse? 

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Duncan Brack and Michael Jacobs

Venue: Archaeology Lecture Theatre G6, Gordon House

Press Release: Constitution Unit research helps drive moves to greater effectiveness by Commons committees

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A major review published today of House of Commons select committees was significantly influenced by research at UCL's Constitution Unit. The report, by the House of Commons Liaison Committee (made up of select committee chairs), calls for a number of important changes to enhance committees' effectiveness and policy impact. Unit researchers welcome the recommendations, and the extent to which their research has been put to practical use.

Television and Fellowship success for Institute alumnus

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Justin Yoo (R) on excavation in Egypt (Image courtesy of ASOR)

Congratulations to Institute alumnus Justin Yoo, who with his team won in the final round of ITV show 'The Chase', broadcast on 18 October.  

Terracotta Army research in the media

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View of Pit 1 of the Terracotta Warriors (Photo: Xia Juxian)

Collaborative research on the Terracotta Army undertaken by Institute staff and Chinese colleagues has revealed a sophisticated labour model in operation to create the Army and their thousands of bronze weapons.  

UCL Americas - our US politics specialist Iwan Morgan predicts Obama victory in 2012...

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... with significant repercussions for 2016 election. Dukascopy TV continues to countdown to the US election with an interview with US politics expert Professor Iwan Morgan. He tells Peter Lovegrove his predictions and why Republicans are unlikely to be conciliatory mood if results do not go their way.

A smarter Whitehall? Sir Humphrey agrees

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Sir Gus O’Donnell

Tonight I am giving a seminar entitled “In Defence of Bureaucracy”. So “Sir Humphrey defends Mandarins” — where is the news in that?

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