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Gene study may explain why some remain quick thinkers

Dr Jonathan Roiser (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) comments on a study which has suggested that genetic differences could explain why some people are quicker thinkers in middle age and later life. Read: BBC News

Stone Age man was a cannibal

A new study by Simon Parfitt (UCL Archaeology) and the Natural History Museum has found evidence of cannibalism on prehistoric human bones from Gough's Cave in Somerset. Read: Daily Mail, More: Independent

How men compete when donating cash to attractive women

New research co-authored by Dr Nichola Raihani (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) and the University of Bristol has found that men give more money through fundraising websites after seeing that other men have donated large amounts and when the fundraiser is an attractive woman. Read: Guardian, More: Independent, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Times (£), Guardian (2), Huffington Post, Belfast Telegraph, TIME, LA Times, Washington Post, The Australian (£), New Zealand Herald, Sydney Morning Herald, UCL News

Labour’s immigration policies are led by public opinion, not evidence

Professor Ian Preston (UCL Economics) runs a manifesto check on Labour’s immigration policy. Read: The Conversation

UCL has many research projects in UAE

Professor Michael Arthur (UCL President & Provost) has visited Dubai to follow up on UCL’s research projects in the UAE, meet with alumni and look into new areas of activity. Read: Gulf News

Le Pen family feud

STEM education

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