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6 October 2015: Kajita and McDonald win Nobel physics prize for work on neutrinos
Professor Jon Butterworth (UCL Physics & Astronomy) comments on Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald receiving the Nobel Prize for Physics, saying “The discovery opened up a whole field of neutrino physics which is still producing amazing science”. Read: Guardian
6 October 2015: Confusing government policy biggest threat to UK clean energy
Professor Michael Grubb (UCL Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources) says: “I can see no reason to go back [to centralised government control of energy] but I do think we have outgrown the idea that competition alone solves every problem in energy”. Read: Guardian
6 October 2015: Romance and romanticism
Professor John Mullan (UCL English Language & Literature) helps to explore the clusters of meanings, and differences between, the words romance and the Romantic poets, romanticism and the romance languages. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Word of Mouth’
6 October 2015: The end of the people's car
Professor Bernhard Rieger (UCL History) looks at how Volkswagen lost its corporate soul. Read: Foreign Affairs
6 October 2015: How we banished the pain of IBS for good
Professor Laurence Lovat (UCL Research Department of General Surgery) explains how the FODMAP approach can help people to understand which foods they need to avoid long term to alleviate symptoms of IBS. Read: Daily Mail
5 October 2015: The innovators: digital nomads make office sharing a reality
5 October 2015: Is there life on Mars?
5 October 2015: Do you tweet like you're rich?
5 October 2015: Supermarkets donate plastic bag proceeds to dementia fund
5 October 2015: Scientists compete to find the best way to remember
5 October 2015: Big data experts try to unlock secrets of consumer behaviour
2 October 2015: It’s getting hotter
2 October 2015: 8 cities that show you what the future will look like
2 October 2015: Earthquake artificial intelligence knows where damage is worst
1 October 2015: Humanities researchers press AHRC for support
1 October 2015: World University Rankings 2015-2016: results announced
1 October 2015: Migration crisis
30 September 2015: The future of cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin and beyond
30 September 2015: David Cameron faces demands for slavery reparation on Jamaica visit
30 September 2015: The Martian got me cheering, but why go to Mars?