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Sustainable Connected Cities - Duncan Wilson

Sustainable Connected Cities - Duncan Wilson

22 October 2014

Duncan Wilson is Intel Director at ICRI Cities in London and is responsible for driving the research agenda of the institute. The Intel Collaborative Research Institutes (ICRI's) are Intel-funded, jointly-led research collaborations between Intel and the academic community. At ICRI Cities, researchers at UCL and Imperial College are developing ...
The Economic Future of British cities: What should Urban Policy do? - Henry Overman

The Economic Future of British cities: What should Urban Policy do? - Henry Overman

29 October 2014

Britain’s cities are facing profound challenges – both in the short run as a result of the recession and in the long run as a result of underlying structural change. In this seminar Henry Overman outlines the nature of these challenges and considers what urban policy should do to help ...
Innovation Begins at Home - Andy Stanford-Clark

Innovation Begins at Home - Andy Stanford-Clark

12 November 2014

Andy Stanford-Clark, IBM's Chief Technologist for Smarter Energy, will explain how his hobby of home automation and his passion for energy saving at home, have led to projects that have helped alleviate ...
Route Planning in Environmental Space: Cognitive Processes and Strategies - Jan Wiener

Route Planning in Environmental Space: Cognitive Processes and Strategies - Jan Wiener

19 November 2014

Planning routes through familiar environments is a frequent task, for example, when asked to describe the way for a stranger in town, or when actually walking or driving to a destination.  In this ...
BRT TOD: Global Challenges and Experiences - Robert Cervero

BRT TOD: Global Challenges and Experiences - Robert Cervero

26 November 2014

Bus rapid transit (BRT) systems have gained prominence worldwide as a cost-effective alternative to urban rail investments. However, some question the city-shaping potential of BRT, in part due to a belief it delivers ...
Knowing and governing cities through urban indicators, city benchmarking, and real-time dashboards - Rob Kitchin

Knowing and governing cities through urban indicators, city benchmarking, and real-time dashboards - Rob Kitchin

10 December 2014

Since the mid-1990s a plethora of indicator projects have been developed and adopted by cities seeking to measure and monitor various aspects of urban systems. These have been accompanied by city benchmarking endeavours ...