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31 October 2012: People, Not Technology are the Heart of London's Tech City

“Joanna Shields' appointment will go a long way to cementing the UK - and in particular London - as the world's best prospect for tech innovation, and is a powerful endorsement of the Government's strategy,” says Professor Stephen Caddick (UCL Vice-Provost, Enterprise). Read: Huffington Post More...

31 October 2012: A day in Camden: emergency calls and police vehicles

A day of emergency calls and police vehicles has been recorded in this video visualisation by Leto Peel (UCL Computer Science), using data from the Metropolitan police. Watch: Guardian More...

30 October 2012: Breast screening advice updated amid controversy over harms

A review of breast screening led by Prof. Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) finds that it saves 1,300 lives a year in the UK, but also results in unnecessary surgery for 4,000 women. Read: BBC More: UCL News, Independent, Times (£), Daily Mail, Telegraph, Daily Express
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30 October 2012: Hurricane Sandy: what is causing the 'Frankenstorm'?

Professor Mark Saunders and Dr Adam Lea (UCL Space & Climate Physics) explain what makes Hurricane Sandy a unique storm. Read: Telegraph More: FT (£) Bloomberg TV
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30 October 2012: Postgraduate applications: a don's guide

Professor David Bogle (Head of UCL Graduate School) offers his guidance on applying for a postgraduate degree. Read: Telegraph
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29 October 2012: Bodybuilder, 93, with winning muscles

Professor Steve Iliffe (UCL Primary Care and Population Health) discusses the pros and cons of taking up physical activity in older years. Read and watch: BBC News online
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29 October 2012: Feeling lucky? Scientific proof that you make your own luck

Dr Stephann Makri (UCL Interaction Centre) says that 'lucky' people are quicker to spot and seize their opportunities. Read: Daily Mail
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26 October 2012: Children could be screened for stuttering from age 5

A new model developed by Professor Peter Howell (UCL Cognitive, Perceptual & Brain Sciences) could be used to screen young children for stuttering. Read: Telegraph, More: BBC Online, UCL News More...

25 October 2012: UCL wins approval for Stratford development

Newham Council has agreed to progress with £1bn UCL Stratford proposition. Read: Financial Times (£) More: Times (£), Independent, Evening Standard, UCL News Regeneration & Renewal (£), BBC Online, BBC London News, More...

25 October 2012: Merkel opens Roma holocaust memorial in Berlin

Dr Michael Stewart (UCL Anthropology) comments on the unveiling of a Roma and Gypsy holocaust memorial in Berlin. Listen: BBC R4 PM (from 48 minutes) More...

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