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Can sit-stand desks boost efficiency?

Professor Vincent Walsh (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) explains recent research into sit-stand desks, which found they can boost memory, cognition and creativity. Read: Times (£)

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Assessing when you can safely drive after drinking alcohol

The body eliminates alcohol "at the rate of one unit per hour", says Emeritus Professor Richard Allsop (UCL Centre for Transport Studies), explaining that keeping a tally of each drinking session can help people to calculate when they will be completely free of alcohol. Read: Daily Mail

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Lifelong learning cut short

The adult education sector "suffers enormously" through a lack of evidence on its methods, learners and impacts, says Honorary Senior Lecturer Dr Andrew Morris (UCL Institute of Education). Read: TES (£)

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Re-homing the Rosetta Stone

Professor Stephen Quirke (UCL Institute of Archaeology) suggests a broadening of the debate into the re-homing of the Rosetta Stone, in a joint letter to the Evening Standard. Read: Evening Standard

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Could tax cuts benefit everyone?

In an article exploring the impacts of tax cuts, Visiting Professor Paul Ormerod (UCL Computer Science) suggests recent cuts and improved US economic growth this year may be linked. Read: City AM

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