Media Relations

Twitter iconYouTube iconFacebook iconSoundCloud

Call us: +44 (0)20 7679 9041


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.


More contact information


Media headlines

When will the next ice age be?

Publication date:

Professor Mark Maslin (UCL Geography) writes about what causes ice ages, and why human influence may have postponed the next one by a very long time. Read: The Conversation

Rare tiny creatures found in loch near Kinross

Publication date:

An article about the discovery of microscopic ostracods in a Scottish loch features images produced by Jim Davy (UCL Earth Sciences) on a scanning electron microscope. Read: BBC News

Why Britain’s public finances will suffer if Brexit reduces migration

Publication date:

Professor Ian Preston (UCL Economics) writes about the high fiscal costs of Brexit due to a reduction in workers and taxpayers coming into the UK. Read: The Conversation

Loneliness, affordability and green space: the challenge of building liveable cities

Publication date:

Professor Helene Joffe (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) took part in a panel discussing how to make cities more liveable, commenting that social connectedness is a key part of the equation. Read: The Guardian

Brexit could push UK universities 'off a cliff edge', major committee report warns

Publication date:

Written evidence published by the House of Commons Education Committee includes a warning from UCL that Brexit poses a “heightened reputational risk for UK education as a whole” and a call for the government to make up lost EU funds. Read: The Independent, More: Financial Times, The Guardian

Trump nominee to rekindle climate battle?

Publication date:

Professor Arthur Petersen (UCL Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy) is quoted saying the question of whether global temperature changes are related to human activity is settled beyond a reasonable doubt. Read: BBC News

Cosmopolitanism and Private Education

Publication date:

Dr Claire Maxwell (UCL Institute of Education) discusses her research into the attitudes of privately-educated young women towards the idea of cosmopolitanism. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Thinking Allowed'

Scientists still don’t understand the Anthropocene

Publication date:

Professor Mark Maslin (UCL Geography) writes about the Anthropocene Epoch, challenging the view that the epoch defined by extensive human impact on the planet began around 1950. Read: The Conversation

Search UCL News