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Are you a medical, dental or veterinary student thinking of studying an Intercalated BSc? As a multidisciplinary university, King’s College London offers a broad range of iBSc programmes ranging from Anatomy to Women’s Health and welcomes students from across the UK.

If you would like to find out more about the opportunities to take your intercalated year at King’s, please join us at our...
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Intercalated BSc Fair

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01/22/2017 at 16:35. Facebook
When Charles Darwin set sail in 1831 on the voyage which would take him to the Galapagos Islands and his famous theory of evolution, he took a book with him that was crucial to his research. Find out more about the influence of work by King's alumnus Charles Lyell, Professor of Geology, on #Spotlight [ Kcl.ac.uk Link ]
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01/22/2017 at 16:35. Facebook
When Charles Darwin set sail in 1831 on the voyage which would take him to the Galapagos Islands and his famous theory of evolution, he took a book with him that was crucial to his research. Find out more about the influence of work by King's alumnus Charles Lyell, Professor of Geology, on #Spotlight [ Kcl.ac.uk Link ]
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01/22/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
Criminals and terrorists are becoming ever more closely linked due to role of extremist groups such as Islamic State, according to a report published by researchers at King's. The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR) recommends a number of urgently needed changes are needed to counter the threat. Read more on #Spotlight

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Report: Links between crime and terror growing closer | Spotlight

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01/21/2017 at 10:01. Facebook
An intervention which helps parents communicate with their child has been shown to reduce the severity of autism symptoms for at least six years after the end of treatment. Read more about the study led by King’s, the University of Manchester, and Newcastle University on #Spotlight.

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Parent-led autism therapy shows promise | Spotlight

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01/20/2017 at 15:01. Facebook
Innovations from King's researchers may help treat breast cancer patients resistant to chemotherapy. Researchers from Breast Cancer Now at King’s in collaboration with the charity Tony Robins Research Centre identified a molecule crucial to the growth of ‘triple-negative’ breast cancers. They believe this could now be targeted by drugs to help treat patients resistant to chemotherapy....
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Promising drug target for aggressive ‘triple-negative’ breast cancers |...

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01/20/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
'London – with its history, infrastructure, skills and other advantages – will almost certainly continue to be a global hub for finance.' Professor Jonathan Portes, Political Economy, argues that Theresa May will be able to limit job moves out of the City.


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Will Theresa May be able to limit job moves out of the City?

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01/20/2017 at 09:57. Facebook
'The first and 45th presidents are as unalike as any two men could be...yet there are certain parallels in their ascendancy to the presidency.' With Donald Trump set to be inaugurated as President this evening, Dr Max Edling, History, looks back at George Washington's Presidency of the USA.

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How George Washington made America great again

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01/19/2017 at 17:24. Facebook
How is law shaping Brexit? Read more on #Spotlight about how King's law experts are being called upon to help navigate the UK's complex departure from the EU: [ Kcl.ac.uk Link ]

How law is shaping Brexit | Spotlight

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01/19/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
One Belt, One Road is 'set to become Xi Jinping's grand legacy', says Dr Sam Beatson, Teaching Fellow at King's Lau China Institute, for the BBC. Read more: [ Ow.ly Link ]

All aboard the China-to-London freight train - BBC News

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Is the Trump dossier standard practice for intelligence firms? Dr Tim Stevens, Lecturer in Global Security at King's, speaks to TIME magazine, about rigorous sourcing and intelligence [ Ow.ly Link ]

What to Know About Christopher Steele, Alleged Author of the Trump Dossier

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King's and the City of London Corporation have developed an app called ‘City Air’, a guide that aims to get you around London in a healthier way by avoiding air pollution.

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There’s an app that shows you the least polluted routes through London

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A new approach to counter poaching? With rates of extinction rising, King's Research Associate and Consultant in wildlife protection strategies Stephane Crayne talks about why we need to be thinking differently. Read more on #Spotlight [ Ow.ly Link ]

Why conservation needs a new approach to counter poaching

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MEPs have called for the adoption of comprehensive rules for how humans will interact with artificial intelligence and robots, the BBC reports.

Dr Matthew Howard, Informatics, said: ‘I think we’re decades away from robots that have the kind of general capabilities like you see in Hollywood movies. I think we would welcome the fact that the European Parliament are considering the ethics and...
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MEPs vote on robots' legal status - and if a kill switch is required - BBC News

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If you'd like to develop your language skills in 2017, don't forget to enrol on an evening, Saturday or lunchtime course at King’s Modern Language Centre this week! Classes start 16 January.

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Final week of enrolment for King's Language Courses

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Dr Heather Williams, Defence Studies, discusses Trump's military options against North Korea on BBC World Service (37:00). 'Deterrence is rooted in signalling, so changing from a very carefully-crafted, nuanced nuclear messaging to nuclear messaging in 140 characters is incredibly dangerous,' she said.

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President Obama Recounts His Legacy In Final Address, Newsday - BBC...

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Professor Tim Spector, Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology, argues that counting calories to restrict how much we eat is counterproductive.

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The oldest people in the world reveal their secrets to long life

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Training lay health workers to deliver cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) could offer a ‘blueprint’ for tackling the mental health crisis in Africa, according to researchers from King’s. Found out more about the Friendship Bench, a brief psychological treatment delivered by lay health workers in Zimbabwe, in Spotlight. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Friendship Bench: a blueprint for tackling mental health crisis in...

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A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer’s drug has been discovered by a team of researchers at King’s College London.

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King's College London - Natural tooth repair method, using Alzheimer's drug, could revolutionise dental treatments

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