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Interview with DrugsLive Professor

This year, for the first time, a television company funded a scientific research study. Not only that, but a research study which included people taking ecstasy live on TV. Channel 4 paid the costs of an experiment on the condition they could film part of it for a documentary: Drugs Live: the Ecstasy Trial. In the current climate of financial difficulties in higher education, this was no small gesture. University College London and Imperial College collaborated with the TV team in this novel way, which may provide a template for future science-media collaborations. Continue reading