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Trump: The Presidential Precedents

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Dr Adam Smith (UCL History) is hosting a radio series discussing past American presidents who, like Donald Trump, were elected on platforms promising radical change. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Trump: The Presidential Precedents'

Patients on antidepressants for 50 per cent longer than in 1990s

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Prof Glyn Lewis (UCL Psychiatry) comments on a UCL-led study finding that patients prescribed antidepressants continue taking them for longer than in previous decades. Read: The Telegraph

Astronomers spot strange, bow-like structure in Venus’ atmosphere

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Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) writes about a structure seen on Venus that may be caused by a gravity wave, and how it shows that there is much that astronomers still don't know about Venus' atmosphere. Read: The Conversation

Political debate from the National Space Centre

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Professor Lucie Green (UCL Space & Climate Physics) is on a panel taking questions about political topics including the NHS and climate change policy. Listen: BBC Radio 54 'Any Questions?'

Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe: Finance

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Dr Joe Gladstone (UCL School of Management) is named to Forbes' annual list of influencers. Read: Forbes

Donald Trump ‘highly likely’ to face impeachment within first 18 months

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Dr Jennifer Hudson (UCL Political Science) comments on whether it's likely that Donald Trump could end up impeached, and how he is supported by much of the Tea Party movement. Read: The Independent

Old white dons ‘unable to teach black students’

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Professor emeritus John Sutherland (UCL English Language & Literature) comments on older professors who delay retirement. Read: The Times

China orders app stores to join register

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Dr Steven Murdoch (UCL Computer Science) comments on how people in China purchase mobile phone apps. Read: BBC News

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