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17 March 2014: London Brain Project exhibit busts epilepsy myths
Michelle Downes (UCL Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Unit) talks about her team's Beyond Seizures public engagement project launched to break down stereotypes surrounding epilepsy. Read: Wired UK
17 March 2014: Information overload acts ‘to dim the lights’ on what we see
Professor Nilli Lavie (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neurosciene) explains that too much visual information causes a phenomenon known as ‘load induced blindness’, with an effect akin to dimming the lights. Read: Daily Mail, More: UCL News
17 March 2014: Only quarter of those with flu show symptoms
Dr Andrew Hayward (UCL Infection & Population Health) says: “Reported cases of influenza represent the tip of a large clinical
and subclinical iceberg that is mainly invisible to national surveillance
systems that only record cases seeking medical attention.” Read: The Times (£), The Scotsman, UCL News
14 March 2014: How far could a medical degree take you?
Dr Jane Zuckerman (UCL Research Department of Infection) discusses the benefits of studying medicine abroad. Read: Guardian
14 March 2014: How to manage technophobes (or survive as a Luddite)
Professor Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic says: "Technophobia is very rarely all or nothing". Read: Financial Times (£)
14 March 2014: Warning over NHS 'austerity' drive
13 March 2014: Black spider letters
13 March 2014: Powerlines disturb animal habitats
13 March 2014: The true cost of immigration?
11 March 2014: Makers of the 21st Century
11 March 2014: The life scientific: Mark Miodownik
11 March 2014: Spartacus
10 March 2014: Peter Rees takes up a professorship at UCL
10 March 2014: Rape victims could get chance to give evidence by video link
7 March 2014: Low paid workers are not paid enough to live healthily
7 March 2014: Technology for Nature
7 March 2014: Why was Nicolas Anelka punished?
6 March 2014: Research to start on day one of degree course
6 March 2014: London top city in world table of universities
6 March 2014: Premature babies dying because of inadequate care
4 March 2014: Scientist-versus-activist debates mislead the public