Media Relations

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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.


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Ruth Howells

Ruth's role in the team involves an editorial overview of UCL's news channels, as well as media relations work for the Faculties of Arts & Humanities, Social & Historical Sciences and Laws.  She joined the team in 2006, prior to which she worked in NHS communications roles and as a journalist. Ruth has a BA (Hons) in English Literature, an MA in Journalism and a CIPR Diploma in Public Relations.