UCL in the media
Dr Tom O’Grady (UCL Political Science) explains that Conservatives will need to win seats from Labour in the north of England and the Midlands if they are to win a big majority, given the likely losses in pro-remain areas in the south.
Professor Graeme Reid (UCL Office of the Vice-Provost, Research) discusses research funding post-Brexit, saying that researchers must be clearer about the importance of “blue skies” research and expressing concern about the shift towards specific project-based funding.
Enduring long-term trauma and abuse may leave people with an impaired ability to produce enough dopamine in their brains to cope with highly stressful situations, finds a study led by Dr Michael Bloomfield (UCL Psychiatry).
University reading lists are not representative of the student body and tend towards overrepresentation of white, male and Eurocentric viewpoints, finds a study led by Dr Karen Schucan Bird (UCL Institute of Education).
A new survey looking at household chores and gender supports a study led by Professor Anne McMunn (UCL Epidemiology & Health Care) finding that women do more housework than men in 93% of British households.
Professor Mary Fulbrook (UCL School of European Languages, Culture & Society) recalls her feelings on entering East Germany whilst the Berlin wall was standing, as well as discussing what has changed since the wall fell.