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The dark web

Dr Steven Murdoch (UCL Computer Science) explains how the dark web can be used for the sale of illegal goods. Listen: BBC 5 live ‘5 live Drive’ (from 1 hour 6 mins)

Sale of Northampton’s Sekhemka statue

Professor Stephen Quirke (UCL Archaeology) explains why the sale of Northampton’s Sekhemka statue sets a dangerous precedent. Listen: BBC Northampton ‘Rob Adcock’ (from 1 hour 5 mins)

Affluent children reach top universities no matter the system

A study co-led by Professor John Jerrim (UCL Institute of Education) has found that the varying design of higher education systems around the world has little impact on the ability of privileged families to dominate access to elite universities. Read: THE (£)

Robotic playground looks for fun

William Bondin (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) has developed an interactive climbing frame that can roam designated play areas searching for children to play with it. Watch: BBC News

Bartlett set for Olympic park move

UCL Bartlett has announced plans to move into 3,000m² of studio space within the transformed Olympic broadcast centre, Here East. Read: Architects Journal (£), Building Design (£)

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House of Lords reform

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