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Economists jump on the Bremain bandwagon

47 economists from the UCL Department of Economics have signed a statement warning that the economic costs of Brexit would be high. Read: Times (£), More: UCL News More...

Published: May 25, 2016 11:14:04 AM

‘Instant cure’ weight-loss surgery denied to diabetics

Professor Rachel Batterham (UCL Metabolism & Experimental Therapeutics) says stigma around obesity meant access to care was not a priority for NHS clinical commissioning groups. Read: Times (£) More...

Published: May 25, 2016 11:10:17 AM

The enduring fascination of relics, from Becket’s elbow to Elvis’s Graceland

Dr Bill MacLehose (UCL Science & Technology Studies) comments on the appeal of secular relics. Read: Guardian More...

Published: May 25, 2016 11:05:54 AM

Vote to leave EU would 'condemn Britain to irrelevance', say historians

Professor Kathleen Burk (UCL History) is one of 300 prominent historians to sign a letter warning voters that if they choose to leave the European Union they will condemn Britain to irrelevance. Read: Guardian More...

Published: May 25, 2016 10:37:09 AM

Women who want to be taken seriously at work should stand 'like a man'

A study co-led by UCL has suggested that women are more likely to be taken seriously at work if they stand in a typically male way. Read: Daily Mail, More: Telegraph More...

Published: May 25, 2016 10:35:47 AM