UCL in the media
“A runny nose and headache are symptoms of many infections, but may also be the first symptoms – and only symptoms – of Covid,” says Professor Irene Petersen (UCL Epidemiology & Health).
Dickens had attended Michael Faraday’s public lectures and he sent him “a copy of David Copperfield, published that year,” said Dr Jenny Bulstrode (UCL Science & Technology Studies).
“Hardly any jurors believe what are often referred to as widespread myths and stereotypes about rape and sexual assault,” says Professor Cheryl Thomas (UCL Laws).
‘Endemic’ could be a misleading term when considering Covid’s future and its potential complications
Professor Christina Pagel (UCL Mathematics) said that “a virus isn’t endemic just because a government minister says it is and just because people want it to be.”
Comparing the Windsors to the continental royal families “is like comparing apples and pears,” says Professor Robert Hazell (UCL Constitution Unit).
Russia is unlikely to launch a full-scale invasion of Ukraine and “the Ukrainians have pretty successfully advertised the huge cost of invasion and occupation,” says Professor Andrew Wilson (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).
Dr Charlotte Faircloth (IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education & Society) discusses whether same sex relationships model alternative parenting styles or simply replicate the same power dynamics in a different guise.
Dr Michael Jacobs (UCL Infection & Immunity) said that “the drug baricitinib is strongly recommended for patients with severe or critical Covid-19 in combination with corticosteroids.”
The reason that large numbers of children are catching Covid is because “in most countries, immunisation of young children is at a lower level that that of adults,” says Professor Sir Terence Stephenson (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health).