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UCL News 16h
Professor Andrew Hayward talks to and questions whether the latest restrictions will be enough to 'turn the curve' on transmissions and says they only tackle part of the problem in the spread of the virus
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UCL News 22h
"Alert systems need to be clear & easy for everyone to understand. Yet, to date, the UK’s national alert system has created confusion & been largely ignored.": Dr examines the UK's alert levels in
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UCL News Oct 21
Programmes to reduce dementia risk by targeting smoking, high blood pressure and hearing loss could reduce dementia rates by 8.5%, while saving £1.9 billion annually, finds a study led by Dr & Prof
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UCL News Oct 20
A new online tool which could help eliminate tuberculosis in countries with low transmission rates by identifying who is at highest risk, has been developed by researchers led by Dr & . Read in
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UCL News Oct 20
Paper recycling may only help against climate change if it is powered by renewable energy, finds a new modelling study by Prof Paul Ekins , Prof & Dr . Published in
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UCL News Oct 19
Congratulations to four academics - Dr , Dr , Prof Paul Davies & Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite - who have been honoured with a 2020 Philip Leverhulme Prize
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UCL News Oct 19
The UK could lose out on 37% of foreign direct investment into the country after due to leaving the Single European Market, finds a new study by Prof & Dr Randolph Bruno w/ as reported by
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UCL News Oct 19
Launching today, 's Beyond Boundaries conference brings together world-leading experts, including former New Zealand Prime Minister , to explore how universities can galvanise research & teaching to support the delivery of the
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UCL News Oct 16
In honour of , Prof Courtenay Norbury and Cheryl Dyer explain the challenges children with developmental language disorder face to and call for teachers and schools to use more techniques to help pupils.
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UCL News Oct 16
17% of Brits are hesitant about a Covid vaccine, finds a study by Dr reports . Immunisation expert Prof said the levels of hesitancy could be seen as a “good starting place”
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UCL News Oct 16
The world’s largest trees are much heavier and may be able to store more carbon than previously thought, finds research by Prof and reported by in the
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UCL News Oct 16
How might London be affected by Covid compared to other regions? Profs David Alexander & James Cheshire discuss various factors inc. herd immunity & home working w/
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UCL News Oct 16
Data centres, the engines of the digital economy, are pushing the limits of existing technology. Dr talks to about the optical innovations needed to meet our rapidly increasing demand for data
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UCL News Oct 15
Laser technology has been used to measure giant Californian redwoods, offering unprecedented insights into the 3D structure of trees. The study by Prof will help scientists estimate how much carbon they store
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UCL News Oct 15
A ‘circuit break’ strategy would buy time, Prof Robert West tells ’s , but “has to be used to create a test, trace and isolate system that is functioning and the [UK] government has to do that.” (from 21 mins 35 secs)
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UCL News Oct 15
Congratulations to the seven UCL academics who have been awarded Future Leaders fellowships, receiving government investment to support ground-breaking research
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UCL News Oct 14
A team of scientists, led by medic , have launched , an innovative app which uses fun brain games to screen for signs of . By using AI they hope to evolve the app into a screening tool for early patient diagnosis
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UCL News Oct 14
UCL is a key partner in a new £8.6m research centre that aims to keep people safe online. Prof , its Deputy Director, says this is the "challenge of our generation", with implications for the digital economy & human rights
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UCL News Oct 14
As part of , PhD immunology researcher Morgan Palton talks about the influence of her family, her culture & why she loves being a scientist!
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UCL News Oct 13
Prof Andrew Hayward talks about the latest restrictions on saying he does not think that even the ‘very high’ levels of restrictions in Tier 3 will be sufficient to reduce the R below one (2 hours 35 mins)
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