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Teenagers and e-cigarettes

Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) explains that most teenagers who have tried e-cigarettes do not tend to become regular users or smoke actual cigarettes. Listen: BBC Radio Stoke ‘Breakfast’ (from 1 hour 28 mins) More...

Published: Mar 31, 2015 10:58:35 AM

The end of poverty?

Professor Henrietta Moore (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) discusses which policies could help reduce poverty and potentially end it within a generation. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Business Daily’ (from 9 mins 50 secs) More...

Published: Mar 31, 2015 10:44:08 AM

Baby pain can have later-life effects

Speaking at the NZ Pain Society conference, Dr Suellen Walker (UCL Institute of Child Health) said that the old belief that babies experienced pain less than adults has been disproved. Read: New Zealand Herald More...

Published: Mar 30, 2015 4:37:48 PM

Online debate erupts to ask: is science broken?

A talk at UCL called ‘Is science broken? If so, how can we fix it?’ has sparked an online debate on how to improve the practice of science. Read: Nature More...

Published: Mar 30, 2015 12:02:01 PM

Are we ready for the next volcanic catastrophe?

Professor Bill McGuire (UCL Earth Sciences) explores how modern society would fare if faced with a volcanic threat similar to the 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Mar 30, 2015 12:00:30 PM