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Universities must reconnect with the outside world

Professor Michael Stewart (UCL Anthropology) says universities currently suffer from three malaises: they are deadly conservative, not nearly as socially inclusive as they should be, and the research environments that they cultivate remain too enclosed. Read: THE (£) More...

Published: May 5, 2015 2:57:40 PM

The women saying no to breast cancer screening

Professor Michael Baum (UCL Research Department of General Surgery) says the benefits of universal breast cancer screening are exaggerated. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: May 5, 2015 2:30:54 PM

Fat diabetics ‘outlive thinner ones’

Dr Nicholas Finer (UCL Cardiovascular Science) says that the benefits of losing weight still substantially outstrips any protective effect that being overweight might have against diabetes. Read: Times (£) More...

Published: May 5, 2015 12:58:23 PM

Israeli soldiers cast doubt on legality of Gaza military tactics

Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) describes the testimonies of Israeli soldiers who fought in last summer’s war in Gaza as “troubling insights into intention and method”. Read: Guardian More...

Published: May 5, 2015 12:33:29 PM

Blood test 'boost' in ovarian cancer fight

A 14 year trial, led by UCL and co-ordinated by Professor Usha Menon (UCL Women's Cancer) has found that a new screening test can detect twice as many ovarian cancers as conventional methods. Read: BBC News, More: Guardian, Independent, Daily Express, Daily Mail, Mirror, Sky News, ITV News, Nottingham Post, Express & Star, Sydney Morning Herald, Reuters, Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Today' (from 1 hour 21 mins), More: BBC 5 live '5 live Breakfast' (from 37 mins 05 secs), BBC Radio Scotland 'Good Morning Scotland' (from 57 mins 16 secs), BBC Radio Wales 'Good Morning Wales' (from 1 hour 13 mins), BBC Radio Ulster 'Good Morning Ulster' (2 hours 23 mins), BBC London 94.9 'The Breakfast Show' (from 1 hour 38 mins)

Published: May 5, 2015 12:24:27 PM