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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 energy poverty in social housing, and are providing new ideas for consumer behaviour change and the future ...
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 ...