UCL in the media
Professor Paul Riley (UCL Institute for Child Health) talks about using transformed cells to repair damaged hearts in mice, and the potential for humans.Read: The Observer
Why eating too quickly is a fast track to an early grave
Professor Stephen Spiro (UCL Medical School) and Professor Paul Wallace (UCL Primary Care & Population Health) talk about over-breathing and the risks of drinking too fast.Read: Daily Mail
How we see family resemblance in faces
Dr Harry Griffin (UCL Interaction Centre) sheds light on our ability to identify members of a family from facial structures.Read: Times of India
Breast-milk stem cells may bypass ethical dilemmas
Professor Chris Mason (UCL Biochemical Engineering) comments on new research which is investigating the viability of stem cells derived from breast milk.Read: New Scientist
It is no joke to get the public more involved in research
The Bright Club, a comedy night established by the UCL Public Engagement Unit, is helping researchers engage with the public and get science out of the lab.Read: Independent
Bright, brainy, keen - and unemployed
John Duffy (UCL Anthropology 2011) comments on the difficulty of applying for internships while studying at university.Read: The Times (£)
Where should Saif Gaddafi be put on trial?
Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) argues that judges from The Hague will have to be involved in Saif Gaddafi's trial.Read: Guardian
Modern welfare system's 'eugenic roots'
Following the publication of Francis Galton's novel Kantsaywhere by UCL, Dr Matthew Sweet talks about eugenics and its links to modern welfare.Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Today' More: New Scientist UCL press release
Age UK is accused of ending key research into ageing
Professor Dame Linda Partridge (UCL Institute of Healthy Ageing) comments on the risks of abandoning fundamental research into the biology of ageing.Read: The Observer
Economic crisis 'must not derail health and social equality agenda'
Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) launches new UCL Institute for Health Equity, making case for continued investment. Read:Guardian, DH press release