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24 February 2017: 'Play' in urban design

Dr Clare Melhuish (UCL Urban Laboratory) discusses how play can be incorporated into the design of cities. Listen: BBC Radio 3 'Free Thinking' More...

24 February 2017: Don’t abolish the Lords. History shows it really can be reformed

Professor Meg Russell (UCL Constitution Unit) writes about the long history of public calls to reform the House of Lords, and why disagreements on how it could be most effective have slowed the pace of change. Read: The Guardian More...

23 February 2017: Girl with rare brain disorder in pioneering UCL stem cell research

Dr Apostolos Papandreou (UCL/MRC Lab for Molecular Cell Biology) is leading a clinical trial of a stem cell treatment for a rare disorder called beta-propeller protein-associated neurodegeneration. Read: Evening Standard More...

23 February 2017: Clever teenagers twice as likely to smoke cannabis

Dr James Williams (UCL Medicine) led a study finding an association between childhood academic ability and cannabis use in adolescence. Read: The Telegraph, More: The Independent, Huffington Post, Daily Mail More...

23 February 2017: Conservation scientists are listening to nature

Ella Browning (UCL Geography) writes about the emerging field of soundscape ecology, involving monitoring the natural soundscape and how its changes can impact animal populations. Read: The Conversation More...

23 February 2017: Long-term stress could contribute to obesity

Dr Sarah Jackson (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) led a study finding that people who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity. Read: CNN, More: Daily Mail, The Sun More...

23 February 2017: Clingy pupils? It could be a sign of abuse, teachers are told

Dr Danya Glaser (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) contributed to National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines for teachers about signs that a child may be getting abused. Read: Daily Mail More...

23 February 2017: Tomorrow's cities - nightmare vision of the future?

Professor Andy Hudson-Smith (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) comments on the interconnectedness of the built environment of cities. Read: BBC News More...

23 February 2017: Brain scans 'may spot teen drug problems'

Professor Derek Hill (UCL Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering) comments on a study suggesting the results of brain scans may predict which adolescents are likely to develop drug problem based on how they respond to rewards. Read: BBC News More...

23 February 2017: Britons 'bumped off' EU medical research grant applications, MPs told

Professor David Lomas (UCL Vice-Provost, Health) told MPs in the health select committee about UK researchers having difficulties accessing European medical research funds after the EU referendum. Read: The Guardian More...

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