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23 August 2017: Technology is not enough to create connected cities – here’s why

Rikke Duus (UCL School of Management) co-authors a piece identifying three things that are crucial to the success of connected cities. Read: The Conversation More...

23 August 2017: Is Artificial Intelligence out to get us?

Dr Peter Bentley (UCL Computer Science) says we shouldn't be concerned about AI, and suggests we should be worried about the destructive instincts of humans instead. Listen: BBC World Service 'Click' More...

23 August 2017: Cassini's last adventure

Professor Lucie Green (UCL Space & Climate Physics) hosts a BBC World Service documentary on the legacy of Cassini. Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) also features. Listen: BBC World Service 'The Documentary' More...

22 August 2017: Babies born to obese mothers at 'higher risk of asthma'

Dr Katherine Pike (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health) has led a study demonstrating babies born to obese mothers are more likely to have chest problems associated with asthma in later life. Read: Express More...

22 August 2017: Pink cricket ball discriminates against colour blind people, says campaign group

Professor Andrew Stockman (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) comments on the appropriateness of a pink-coloured cricket ball for colour deficients. Read: The Telegraph More...

22 August 2017: Schools can constrain GCSE choices for pupils

Dr Jake Anders (UCL Institute of Education) has led a study demonstrating that students' GCSE choices are significantly influenced by the school they are attending. Read: Independent More...

22 August 2017: Ischia rocked by quake on volcano edge

Ischia is hit by a 3.6 magnitude earthquake after Dr Christopher Kilburn (UCL Earth Sciences) warns that unrest in the area will increase the possibility of a nearby volcanic eruption. Read: Express, More: Daily Star More...

22 August 2017: Green Man should leave longer so elderly can cross the road, NHS says

UCL research has demonstrated that most people over the age of 65 walk far slower than the time frame that the Green Man is designed for. Read: The Telegraph, More: Mail Online More...

22 August 2017: Girls who study vocational GCSEs may be disadvantaged

Dr Vanessa Moulton (UCL Institute of Education) has led a study demonstrating that teenage girls who study vocational GCSEs are less likely to go on to do A levels. Read: Independent, More: AOL More...

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