UCL in the media
Professor Cheryl Thomas (UCL Laws) comments that the UK is a bit late to the game in terms of addressing judicial diversity, compared to the US, Canada and Australia.
Adding canned laughter to the end of a punchline increases how funny we find a joke, but not as much as real laughter, finds a new study led by Professor Sophie Scott (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience).
An alternative to urban trees known as 'bio-curtains', which use the power of algae to photosynthesise carbon dioxide to release oxygen has been developed by architects from EcoLogicStudio, who collaborated with academics from UCL and the University of Innsbruck.
In a new experiment developed by PhD student Davide Bono and Professor Patrick Haggard (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience), people can be tricked into thinking their mouths are lower down than they really are.
Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) and Dr Francisco Diego Quintana (UCL Physics & Astronomy) comment on the only clear picture showing the face of Neil Armstrong while walking on the Moon which was uncovered by amateur photographer Andy Saunders.
Following the Dutch state ruling on the Srebrenica massacre, Dr Jeffrey Howard (UCL Political Science) argues that the Dutch state were fully responsible for violating their moral duty to try and save the 350 Muslim men were killed.