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22 March 2012: Mother tongue: The latest push to prevent the British becoming ever more monolingual

Knowing a foreign language enables people to appreciate different cultures, says Professor Michael Worton (UCL Vice-Provost, International). Read: Economist More...

22 March 2012: Climate science: At the storm front

Dr Simon Lewis (UCL Geography) gets to grips with a climate scientist's account of a conflict that began with a graph. Read: Nature More...

22 March 2012: Heart attacks could be predicted in advance

There is much better evidence that large clotting agents known as platelets building up in the blood can cause the onset of heart attacks, says Professor John Martin (UCL Cardiovascular Medicine). Read: Telegraph More: Daily Mail More...

21 March 2012: Will we ever grow replacement hands?

"We've made some inroads by starting with the windpipe, and now we're looking at some other tissues like the oesophagus and diaphragm," says Professor Martin Birchall (UCL Ear Institute). Read: BBC News More...

20 March 2012: Is Life Too Loud?

Dr Priya Singh (UCL Ear Institute) talks about the structure of the ear, and what causes hearing loss. Watch: BBC 2’s Bang Goes the Theory (from 2mins 30s) More...

20 March 2012: Malcolm Grant on Higher Education's Challenges

UCL Provost Professor Malcolm Grant explains how he weathered financial strains, why universities need to collaborate more, and how the school has built institutional ties with Qatar. Read: Arabic Knowledge@Wharton More...

20 March 2012: George, We Need a Budget for Growth

We need a national student entrepreneur loan fund, providing low-cost loans for students chomping at the bit to start their own business, says Professor Stephen Caddick (UCL Vice-Provost, Enterprise). Read: Huffington Post More...

19 March 2012: Solar explosions threaten to shut down hi-tech Britain

The level of damage caused by solar storms depends on their speed and magnetic direction, says Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory). Read: Guardian More...

16 March 2012: Poor literacy increases early death risk for older adults

One in three adults aged over 52 have difficulty understanding basic health-related information, according to research by Sophie Bostock and Prof. Andrew Steptoe (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health). Read: BBC News, Telegraph, Daily Mail, More info: UCL News
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15 March 2012: The Times Law 100 2012

Professors Dame Hazel Genn and Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) make the Times Law 100. Read: Times (£) More...

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