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There’s little logic to 2016’s shareholder revolts against big executive pay-outs

In an op-ed piece, Dr Paul Ormerod (UCL Clinical, Educatoinal & Health Psychology) examines why shareholders criticise top executives’ pay. Read: City AM More...

Published: May 4, 2016 12:05:43 PM

Wakey, wakey on the Left! François Hollande counts on disaffected socialists

Professor Philippe Marlière (UCL SELCS) comments on French president François Hollande’s decision to target leftwing voters in his re-election campaign. Read: Financial Times More...

Published: May 4, 2016 11:51:58 AM

Could this game finally unlock the secrets of the human brain?

A team of researchers from UCL, led by Dr Hugo Speirs (UCL Experimental Psychology), have helped to create the Sea Hero Quest app to collect and analyse data on how the human brain navigates space, aiming to better understand what happens in the brain for people with dementia. Read: Daily Mail, More: Sun, Sky News More...

Published: May 4, 2016 10:49:08 AM

What’s the NUS for, if not for changing the world?

In an op-ed piece, Professor Peter Scott (UCL Institute of Education) says that the row over NUS president Malia Bouattia goes to the heart of the role of student unions, often conscripted to help meet corporate aims. Read: Guardian More...

Published: May 3, 2016 12:53:03 PM

How technology is allowing doctors to treat psychological conditions

Earlier this year researchers from UCL tested virtual reality therapy in patients with depression with the aim to train them to be less self-critical. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: May 3, 2016 12:31:45 PM