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Measuring underground water reserves in Bengal

Dr William Burgess (UCL Earth Sciences) discusses new UCL research which has identified a way to measure accurately and at high resolution water balances in the Bengal Basin. Listen: BBC World Service 'Science in Action' (from 14 mins 54 secs) More...

Published: Jun 23, 2017 2:35:40 PM

Eugene Onegin: The Shakespeare of Russian literature

Professor Simon Dixon (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies) discusses Alexander Pushkin's verse novel, the story of Eugene Onegin, widely regarded as his masterpiece. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'In Our Time' (from 21 mins 33 secs) More...

Published: Jun 23, 2017 2:10:37 PM

Universities ‘must link with other sectors’ in Brexit lobbying

Professor Graham Reid (UCL Chair of Science & Research Policy) says there is no need for universities to ask for special exemption during Brexit negotiations, as other sectors share many of the same concerns. Read: Times Higher Education More...

Published: Jun 23, 2017 2:03:45 PM

Academies have failed as ‘battering ram for high standards’

Professor Becky Francis (UCL Institute of Education) says that while some academy trusts have achieved “outstanding successes”, the overall programme has so far failed to realise its potential. Read: TES More...

Published: Jun 23, 2017 1:51:13 PM

New findings in study for rare bone cancer

Professor Adrienne Flanagan (UCL Cancer Institute) says that by sequencing the whole genome of the tumours, they have unpicked the mechanism behind osteosarcoma for the first time. Read: Express More...

Published: Jun 23, 2017 1:36:07 PM