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Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time

What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging.

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Video: Understanding how Lithium-ion batteries fail 

UCL in the media

UCL's appearances in the mainstream media

Office workers 'should stand for two hours a day'

A study commissioned by Public Health England, and involving UCL, suggests that office staff should spend at least two hours a day on their feet to combat health problems. Read: Daily Mail More...

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Tory victory heralds rationing of higher education

The trouble with the Conservative victory in the election is not only that we are stuck with a system of funding higher education that will burden graduates with debt while taxpayers continue to contribute almost as much as before – a lose-lose situation by any standard, writes Professor Peter Scott (UCL Institute of Education) in The Guardian.