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UCL has a significant presence in the media, whether it's expertise provided by UCL academics or news about the university itself.

The truth about HIV

A documentary about HIV features Professor Deenan Pillay and Professor Greg Towers (UCL Infection & Immunity) discussing the latest research, Dr Sheena McCormack (MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL) discussing the preventative measure, PrEP, and is presented by Dr Chris van Tulleken, a PhD student in Professor Towers' lab. Watch: BBC One 'The Truth About...'

Published: May 26, 2017 10:55:42 AM

Origins of the human spine revealed

A study co-authored by Professor Fred Spoor (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) has discovered that the world's oldest known child who lived 3.3 million years ago had a human-like spine, showing it evolved much earlier than previously believed. Read: Mail Online, More: Mirror

Published: May 23, 2017 2:53:41 PM

The great expedition

Professor Mark Ronan (UCL Mathematics) writes about how a Danish-German survey, which sought to unearth the roots of the Hebrew Bible in Arabia, became the first to comprehend a new Islamic ideology which now threatens the West. Read: History Today

Published: May 23, 2017 2:39:25 PM