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Students at UCL have been learning about COCOs, a sophisticated type of bond, from Dr Colin Lawrence. Listen: BBC World Service ‘World Business Report’ (from 17 mins 32 secs) More...

Published: May 6, 2016 11:11:42 AM

London, reimagined: alternative tube maps – in pictures

A map by Dr James Cheshire (UCL Geography) shows the average life length of residents at each London Underground tube stop and a map by the UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis uses TfL data of Disabled Freedom Pass Card journeys to create real-time visualisations of tube use by disabled people. Read: Guardian More...

Published: May 6, 2016 10:23:40 AM

How welcoming is academia to LGBT staff?

qUCL, UCL’s LGBTQ Research Network, is an “example of how LGBT events, people, courses and research projects can be profiled in a way that provides a focal point for future initiatives and an access point for staff, students and the public”. Read: THE (£) More...

Published: May 6, 2016 10:00:30 AM

Oil firms have 10 years to change strategy or face 'short, brutish end'

In a report, Professor Paul Stevens (UCL Vice-Provost Office, International) says that business models employed by multinationals such as Shell and BP are no longer fit for purpose. Read: Guardian More...

Published: May 6, 2016 9:50:49 AM