UCL in the media
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited the UK Dementia Research Institute’s hub at UCL yesterday to learn about the institute’s ground-breaking neuroscience research.
Professor Meg Russell (UCL Constitution Unit) explains why the present clash between the House of Commons and the government is so unusual, while Emeritus Professor Kathleen Burk (UCL History) suggests a worse political crisis occurred in 1909.
Emeritus Professor Kathleen Burk (UCL History) describes what makes a great leader, why such men and women are so influential in history, and whether it is more important to possess charisma or have a moral vision.
Professors Alison Fuller (UCL Institute of Education), Elizabeth Shepherd (UCL Information Studies) and Richard Moorhead (UCL Laws) have been made Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences, in recognition of the impact and excellence of their work.
Researchers from UCL and the Open University, co-led by Dr Rachel Rosen (UCL Institute of Education) have secured £1 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to study the care of lone child refugees after they travelled to ‘the Jungle’ refugee camp in Calais.
Professor Andrew Nunn (UCL Institute of Clinical Trials & Methodology) writes about a new clinical trial that is testing a more effective and safer treatment for patients who have drug-resistant TB and is showing promising results.
A new study has suggested that giving patients a dose of anaesthetic could help them to recover from past trauma or even cure phobias. Dr Ravi Das (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences), who is undertaking similar research at UCL, comments.
During a discussion about solar geoengineering and sustainable development, Professor Jacqueline McGlade (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) says certain plans for sustainable development can disproportionately affect poorer people.