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26 October 2018: Academics call for radical overhaul of religious education

Hymns could be banned from being sung in state schools under radical new proposals put forward Professor Adam Swift (UCL Political Science) and other academics. Read: Express, More: UCL News, TES. More...

26 October 2018: The facts about our ecological crisis are incontrovertible

Five academics from across UCL are among the 94 signatories of a letter to The Guardian, warning of an impending environmental crisis. Read: Guardian More...

26 October 2018: Preserving EU research funding post-Brexit

UK universities are looking to partnerships with EU universities as a way of preserving research funding post-Brexit. Read: Nature More...

26 October 2018: Heritage buildings a catalyst for regeneration 

Professor Yolande Barnes (UCL Bartlett Real Estate Institute) joins a discussion about the regeneration of Coal Drops Yard in London. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Today' (from 1 hour 44 mins) More...

26 October 2018: Non-Disclosure Agreements discussed

Professor Richard Moorhead (UCL Centre for Ethics & Law) discusses NDAs and the naming of Philip Green under parliamentary privilege. Listen:  BBC Radio 4 'Today' (from 2 hours 35 mins 40 secs). More: BBC Radio 1 'Matt & Mollie' (from 30 mins 30 secs), BBC Radio 5 'Chiles on Friday' (from 2 hours 40 secs), More...

25 October 2018: Clock ticking for deal on post-Brexit research ties

UCL President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur is quoted in an article exploring the university sector’s preparations for potential research funding gaps post-Brexit. Read: TES (£) More...

25 October 2018: The issue of plastic waste

Professor Mark Miodownik (UCL Mechanical Engineering) highlights the scale of the problem of plastic waste in the ground and oceans. Listen: BBC Radio 4 News (from 12 mins). More: BBC Radio 2 'Sara Cox' (from 2 mins), BBC Radio 5 'Phil Williams' (from 1 hour 34 mins) More...

25 October 2018: Recycling plastic products

Professor Mark Maslin (UCL Geography) discusses issues relating to recycling plastic products. Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live 'Anna Foster' (from 1 hour 49 mins) More...

25 October 2018: How mapping and data has influenced urban planning

Professor Laura Vaughan (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) discusses how combining maps and data has proved the links between poor housing and disease. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Thinking Allowed' (from 6 mins) More...

25 October 2018: The ethics of Non-Disclosure Agreements

Professor Richard Moorhead (UCL Centre for Ethics & Law) argues that there is an ethical consideration in the imposition of NDAs and that lawyers who hide behind clients risk bringing themselves into disrepute. Read: Telegraph (£) More...

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