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12 September 2013: Arctic ice expands after record melt

“If you get a record one year, you don’t expect another record the next year,” said Professor Chris Rapley (UCL Earth Sciences). Read: WSJ (£) More...

12 September 2013: ‘Very significant’ stem cell breakthrough could pave way to regrow legs

Prof Chris Mason, (UCL Dept of Biochemical Engineering), called the research the ‘beginning of limb regeneration’. Read: Metro More: Independent  More...

12 September 2013: Start schooling later than age five, say experts

Prof Sir Al Aynsley-Green, emeritus professor of child health at University College London, said: “If you look at a country like Finland, children don’t start formal, full-scale education until they are seven. Read: Telegraph More...

11 September 2013: Prince Andrew praises UCL-QF partnership

Prince Andrew said the partnership between UCL and Qatar Foundation was a fine example of international collaboration finding the right places and people to work with. Read: Gulf Times More: UCL News More...

10 September 2013: Anti-smoking campaigns should focus on saving money and better skin

Young people have greater difficulty in learning from bad news which might explain why they often do not respond to warnings, says Dr Tali Sharot (UCL Cognitive, Perceptual & Brain Sciences). Read: Mail More: UCL News
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10 September 2013: Six of world's top 20 universities are in UK

UCL retains its fourth place position in the QS World University Rankings. Read: BBC News More: UCL News Guardian Independent Telegraph Huffington Post Mail Times(£) Evening Standard London24 More...

10 September 2013: Montana Duelling Dinosaurs could fetch $9m at auction

Jack Ashby, manager of the Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL said scientific institutions were often priced out of the market on the biggest sales. Read: Guardian More...

9 September 2013: Huge Martian Panorama On Show At UCL

An incredible photographic panorama of the surface of Mars has just been installed at UCL. The mural is 40 metres long and 3 metres tall, and depicts a 10 mile sweep of the red planet’s surface. Read: Londonist More...

9 September 2013: Westminster Hour

Dr Meg Russell (UCL Department of Political Science) discusses the effect of Tony Blair's expulsion of hereditary peers in the House of Lords in 1999. Listen: BBC Radio 4 (from 34 mins 40 secs) More...

5 September 2013: Historic space pictures published online for the first time

The Centre for Planetary Science at UCL & Birkbeck has an amazing collection of images, including Soviet photos of the surface of Venus, mosaics of Jupiter’s moons and an incredibly detailed map of the Moon. View: Telegraph More...

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