UCL in the media
Ahead of the BBC's new 'Planet Dinosaur' series, Dr Paul Upchurch (UCL Earth Sciences) highlights the importance of recent fossil discoveries and explains how they hold clues to the future on Earth.Read: Daily Telegraph, Listen: BBC Radio 5Live's 'Breakfast', BBC Radio Scotland's 'Good morning Scotland'
Following the kidnap of a British woman in Kenya, Dr James Thompson (UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences) discusses the psychological impact on victims of kidnap. Watch: BBC 1's 'Breakfast' (no link available)
The Wellcome Trust has published a report reflecting on human functional brain imaging. Between 1990 and 2009, the Wellcome Trust invested £114m in the area, of which £50m was allocated to the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL.Read: Wellcome Trust press release
In his regular column, Professor Adrian Furnham (UCL Clinical, Educational and Healthy Psychology) discusses the potential for managers to leave legacies in the business world. Read: Sunday Times (No link available)
A study led by Dr Lorenzo Fabrizi (UCL Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology) shows that babies can distinguish painful stimuli as being different from general touch at 35-37 weeks gestation.Read: New Scientist, ABC News, Daily Mirror, Herald, More info: UCL Press Release
Under the supervision of doctors from UCL's Centre for Altitude Space and Extreme Environment Medicine a scientist will spend 48 hours sealed inside an airtight chamber, surviving on oxygen produced by plants.Read: BBC Online