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The world’s rarest skeleton stands on four legs once again

The world’s rarest skeleton stands on four legs once again

28 July 2015

Using cutting-edge technology, the world’s rarest skeleton – a South African extinct zebra called a quagga – has regained its missing hind limb.
UCL digital research facility gets go-ahead

UCL digital research facility gets go-ahead

20 July 2015

The Government has committed to investing £4 million in a new facility at UCL to help policymakers develop ways of evening out the UK’s regional economic divides. This figure is matched by ...
Stronger action needed to transform the UK’s energy system

Stronger action needed to transform the UK’s energy system

06 July 2015

 An ambitious policy package is essential for the UK to transform its energy system to achieve the deep reductions in carbon emissions required to avoid dangerous climate change, according to research led by ...
Climate change threatens to undermine the last half century of health gains

Climate change threatens to undermine the last half century of health gains

23 June 2015

The threat to human health from climate change is so great that it could undermine the last fifty years of gains in development and global health, according to a major new UCL-led Commission ...
Watching you watching Bentham: The PanoptiCam

Watching you watching Bentham: The PanoptiCam

17 March 2015

This month sees the launch of PanoptiCam, an online camera that streams the live view from Jeremy Bentham’s auto-icon in the South Cloisters.

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Robotic playground looks for fun

31 July 2015

William Bondin (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) has developed an interactive climbing frame that can roam designated play areas searching for children to play with it. Watch: BBC News

Bartlett set for Olympic park move

31 July 2015

UCL Bartlett has announced plans to move into 3,000m² of studio space within the transformed Olympic broadcast centre, Here East. Read: Architects Journal (£), Building Design (£)

Bartlett students create King’s Cross urban garden

30 July 2015

Students from the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture have created a new urban garden in the centre of Argent’s King’s Cross redevelopment in London. Read: Architects Journal (£)

Bone idol: museum's quagga skeleton restored with 3D-printed leg

27 July 2015

UCL Grant Museum of Zoology has completed work on its rare but neglected quagga skeleton. Jack Ashby (UCL Public and Cultural Engagement) explains how this was achieved with help from The Bartlett and the Royal Veterinary College. Read: Guardian

The Durham Moot

15 July 2015

Professor John Tomaney (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) explains why events like the Durham Moot are important for discussing the political, social and cultural challenges facing the region. Watch: BBC One ‘Sunday Politics North East and Cumbria’ (from 53 mins 13 secs)