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'Loneliest tree' records human epoch

Professor Mark Maslin (UCL Geography) has co-authored a study showing the planet entered a new geological epoch in 1965, owing to a radiocarbon speak in the heartwood of a strange and singular tree. Read: BBC News, More: UCL News, Mail Online More...

Published: Feb 19, 2018 4:07:34 PM

The First Brit: The 10,000 Year Old Man

Research by Professor Mark Thomas (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) and Dr Yoan Diekmann (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) is featured in a Channel 4 documentary about the face of the first Brit. Watch: Channel 4 More...

Published: Feb 19, 2018 3:50:15 PM

Scientists seek drug to ‘rewire’ adult brain after stroke

Professor Nick Ward (UCL Institute of Neurology) comments on the adult brain's capacity to 'rewire' itself after a stroke in the wake of new research. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Feb 19, 2018 3:44:11 PM

MPs seek cut in high interest rates on student loans

Research by Professor Lorraine Dearden, Professor Emla Fitzsimons and Dr Gill Wyness (all UCL Institute of Education) is used to support the case for giving students greater support. Read: FT (£) More...

Published: Feb 19, 2018 3:23:20 PM