UCL in the media
17 April 2015: 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
17 April 2015: 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
17 April 2015: 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
16 April 2015: 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
16 April 2015: 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
15 April 2015: Can tech ease UK road congestion?
15 April 2015: Europe to pull trigger on Google antitrust charges
15 April 2015: Rosetta's Philae probe could be awake within weeks
14 April 2015: Western schools envious of East Asian scores on global exam
14 April 2015: Doing the maths on a hung Parliament
14 April 2015: Le Pen family feud
14 April 2015: Nasa's Curiosity rover finds water below surface of Mars
14 April 2015: Tiny sub delivers drugs right where they are needed
13 April 2015: Students weigh the value of new economics course
13 April 2015: When will biometrics take over from passwords?
13 April 2015: ‘Kick and kill’ HIV vaccine a step closer
10 April 2015: Plucking hairs 'can make more grow'
9 April 2015: STEM education
9 April 2015: The California Gold Rush
8 April 2015: MS drug 'may already be out there'