UCL in the media
UCL is moving towards an American-style grade point average system to ensure students' qualifications are internationally recognised and to avoid award inflation.Read: Daily Telegraph More: UCL Council White Paper 2011-2021 (p30)
Professor Colin Fournier (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) believes the value of high-rise should be re-assessed in a future where the expansive, car-dominated suburban developments of the postwar era are endangered by a more low-carbon world. Read:The Guardian
Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) says lawyers bear some responsibility for enabling torture, rendition and the war in Iraq - and must in future be brought to account.Read: The Guardian
Dr Jennifer Rohn (UCL MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology) highlights the importance of science to the UK economy and warns the government about challenges faced by early career researchers. Read:The Guardian, More info: Full report: 'Careering out of control: a crisis in the UK science profession?'
Professor Mark Cropper (UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory) is one of several UCL scientists involved in two missions that have been given the go-ahead by ESA. Read:The Engineer, BBC News Online, More info: UCL News