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UCL news podcast: 8-14 November

14 November 2008


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  • A travelling bug exhibition, research-based romance, UCL's Old Masters, public engagement bursaries, and events for international students are discussed in this week's UCL news audio podcast, now live on iTunes U.

    The podcast covers:

    • Dr Steve Cross (UCL Public Engagement Coodinator) on Beacon Bursaries - new funding for communicating research to the public
    • 'Bugs R Us': an exhibition explaining human microbiology by Professor Michael Wilson (UCL Eastman Dental Institute), Dr Mark Lythgoe (UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging), and Professor David Becker (UCL Cell and Molecular Biology)
    • The new exhibition at the Strang Print Room, featuring 16th- and 17th-century Old Masters
    • Receptions to be held next week for students from the Middle East, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and Korea by the International Office
    • Dr Jenny Rohn (MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology) on her new book 'Experimental Heart: A Novel' and the genre 'lablit'.

    The podcast is approximately 10 minutes long. You can listen through your computer or mp3 player via iTunes U.

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    Image: 'Rest on the Flight to Egypt' by Joseph Heintz, one of the old masters on display in the new Strang Print Room exhibition 'A Drawing Cabinet Unlocked: Old Masters from UCL Art Collections'