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Rosetta: How to end the fairytale

Dr Dimitrios Tsivrikos (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) comments on why cartoon versions of the Rosetta and Philae satellites resonated on social media. Read: Yahoo! News (AFP) More...

Published: Sep 30, 2016 5:23:52 PM

UCL cancels plans for standalone MBA programme

Professor Bert De Reyck discusses the UCL School of Management's decision to offer a joint MBA programme with Peking University, instead of a standalone programme, while also developing more specialist postgraduate business degree programmes. Read: Financial Times More...

Published: Sep 30, 2016 4:24:57 PM

The Government has no excuse for not recognising genocide

On the anniversary of the Nuremburg trials' landmark decision, Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) writes an article criticising the UK government for not referring to ISIS' crimes against the Yazidi people in Iraq as a genocide. Read: Evening Standard More...

Published: Sep 30, 2016 1:22:45 PM

Should we change the way we teach economics?

Changes to UCL's economics instruction to make classes more relevant to the real world, are mentioned. Read: Financial Times More...

Published: Sep 30, 2016 11:58:19 AM

Hinkley Point C developers will face £7.2bn cleanup bill

Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute) comments on news that for the first time in the UK, the developers of a nuclear power plant will have to pay for its cleanup when it decommissions, saying the cost may be higher than predicted. Read: The Guardian More...

Published: Sep 30, 2016 11:36:34 AM