Archive of UCL in the media

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29 March 2012: HEFCE funding allocations announced

UCL's HEFCE grant for the financial year 2012-13 has been announced today as £174.3m - placing the institution in second position overall in terms of total HEFCE allocation. Read: THE More: UCL statement BBC News More...

29 March 2012: UCL Qatar to offer Masters course in archaeology

UCL Qatar staff have unveiled plans for their masters degree programmes in archaeology and museums conservation studies, with the application process now underway. Read: Gulf Times
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28 March 2012: Origin of Modern Cows Traced to Single Herd

Professor Mark Thomas (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) co-authors genetic study showing all modern domesticated cows are descended from a single herd of wild ox, which lived 10,500 years ago. Read: Wired Daily Mail More: UCL press release
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28 March 2012: Societies hinge on people being seen as individuals

Research led by Professor Stephen Machin (UCL Economics) shows that a 1% increase in the number of young men who stay on at school after the age of 16 reduces crime committed by men by 1.7%. Read: The Independent More...

27 March 2012: Graduate student teachers should demand professional status

Professor Jo Wolff (UCL Philosophy) argues that as student numbers rise under-appreciated postgraduates are filling the teaching gap. Read: Guardian
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26 March 2012: Dementia research funding

Following the Prime Minister's pledge to double funding for dementia research by 2015, Professor Martin Rossor (UCL Institute of Neurology) discusses the current state of dementia diagnosis and treatment. Watch: ITV News (scroll to bottom of page), More: UCL News
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26 March 2012: Happy children ‘are likely to have higher income’ as adults

New research co-authored by Dr Jan-Emmanuel De Neve (UCL Political Science) shows strong relationship between happiness levels when young and higher earnings later in life. Read: Observer, More: BBC Breakfast (No URL available) More...

26 March 2012: Domestic violence affects one million children in the UK

Research by Dr Eamon McCrory (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) shows the neurological impact on children of domestic violence is similar to soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder. Read: Independent on Sunday More...

23 March 2012: How keeping children too clean can wreck their immune systems

Prof. Graham Rook (UCL Department of Infection) urged parents not to deliberately let hygiene standards slip in a bid to make their children healthier, as skimping on cleanliness could let other dangerous bugs take hold. Read: Daily Mail More...

23 March 2012: Higher birthweight 'linked to grandmother gene'

Prof. Gudrun Moore (UCL Institute of Child Health) and colleagues have found that a gene variant could contribute up to 155g (5.5oz) to a child's birthweight. Read: BBC News Daily Mail Daily Mirror More info: UCL News More...

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