UCL in the media
Photogrammetry, the process of simultaneously capturing visual and spatial information, is currently a growth industry due to the low cost and increasing availability of camera equipment, explains Dr Jan Boehm (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering).
The biggest UK trial for secondary progressive MS, conducted by Professor Jeremy Chataway (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology), is looking at whether simvastatin, a drug used to treat high cholesterol, can slow or stop the progression of MS.
An interview with Professor Mariana Mazzucato (UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose) about her mission to change the narrative on innovation and help governments tackle the world’s biggest challenges.
A study provides evidence for Quantum Darwinism, which explains how many possible quantum states become one ‘actual’ state through a process similar to Darwinian evolution. UCL graduate student Thao Le and Professor Alexandra Olaya-Castro (UCL Physics & Astronomy) comment.
Signs that a patient is responding well to cancer treatment can be found by analysing T cells in the immune system, and these cells could potentially be adapted to treat cancer more effectively, explains Professor Benny Chain (UCL Infection & Immunity).
Commenting on the news that Ofsted has been accused of a legal breach over their lack of Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) checks, Professor Rob Webster (UCL Institute of Education) says they are not being rigorous enough I their evidence gathering.
Three academics have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering. Those elected are Professor Byron Cook (UCL Computer Science), Professor Jian Kang (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) and Professor Jeom Kee Paik (UCL Mechanical Engineering).
The decision by a researcher to withdraw a scientific paper due to potential issues was the right one, and has allowed the researcher to maintain their integrity, explains Dr Helen O’Neill (UCL EGA Institute for Women's Health).