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Jobs@CASA: two research positions available

Jobs@CASA: two research positions available

20 July 2015

We currently have two research positions available.  

CASA students graduate in 2015

CASA students graduate in 2015

13 July 2015

Students from our MRes Advanced Spatial Analysis and Visualisation programme were amongst the Bartlett students graduating at the UCL ceremony in the Royal Festival Hall in the Southbank Centre on Friday 3rd July 2015.   Proceedings were led by Professor Alan Penn, Dean of the Bartlett, and Dame Nicola Brewer, Vice-Provost ...

CASA Graduate: The first PhD in GeoDesign

CASA Graduate: The first PhD in GeoDesign

Left to right: Carl Steinitz (mentor), Henk Scholten (external examiner), Hrish Ballal (the successful graduate), Brian Orland (external examiner via Skype), Mike Batty (supervisor). James Cheshire was also supervisor but not available for ...

MSc Smart Cities now with RTPI accreditation

MSc Smart Cities now with RTPI accreditation

A separate new route with RTPI accreditation is now available on our MSc Smart Cities and Urban Analytics programme, starting September 2015.

CASA at Applied Urban Modelling 2015 

CASA at Applied Urban Modelling 2015 

Several CASA researchers are off to Cambridge this week to attend the fifth meeting in this series and present papers. Robin Morphet is presenting his work on spatial interaction and imperfect competition (Wednesday ...

Clémentine awarded the Lauréats du Prix Aydalot 2015 

Clémentine awarded the Lauréats du Prix Aydalot 2015 

CASA congratulates Dr. Clementine Cottineau who works as a Research Fellow on the ERC Mechanicity Project for being awarded the Lauréats du Prix Aydalot 2015 
for her thesis L’évolution des villes ...

CASA Start Up in Times Business

CASA Start Up in Times Business

A CASA incubated start-up, USEUM, was featured in The Times Working Life section.Founded by Foteini Valeonti, a doctoral student here at CASA, the company is described by reporter, Nic Fildes, as having ...

UCL Public Event of the Year Award for Team CASA

UCL Public Event of the Year Award for Team CASA

Last night CASA received an award at the UCL Communication and Culture Awards ceremony for Public Event of the Year. The UCL Communication and Culture Awards recognise the hard work that people at ...

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
honours top geographers

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) honours top geographers

Professor Michael Batty and Paul Theroux have both been awarded Royal Medals as part of a series of awards that recognise extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, photography and public engagement.

CASA prize in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior awarded at GISRUK 2015

CASA prize in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior awarded at GISRUK 2015

The CASA prize for the 'Best Paper on Spatial Analysis' in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior at the GISRUK 2015 conference was awarded to Alexandros Alexiou for his paper "The Role of Geographical ...

3-year industrial CASE studentship available

3-year industrial CASE studentship available

The Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis is offering an EPSRC/Ordnance Survey co-funded postgraduate iCASE studentship for 3 years to an outstanding individual. The successful candidate will study for a PhD in Realtime ...

Spatial Data Science and Visualisation programme in the pipeline...

Spatial Data Science and Visualisation programme in the pipeline...

Exciting changes are afoot.  Our MRes Advanced Spatial Analysis and Visualisation programme is being improved to reflect the data-oriented and research-focussed nature of the course, and with that comes a number of changes ...

363 x £10,000 Awards for Postgraduate Taught Students

363 x £10,000 Awards for Postgraduate Taught Students

A new Postgraduate Support Scheme (PSS), at UCL, is offering 363 awards of £10,000 each to prospective postgraduate taught students.  

The aim of the scheme is to encourage students from under-represented groups ...

Climate Change by Numbers, featuring Dr Hannah Fry

Climate Change by Numbers, featuring Dr Hannah Fry

Tune in to BBC4 this Monday (2nd March) to catch "Climate Change by Numbers".  It's presented by three mathematicians: Dr Hannah Fry (CASA UCL), Professor Norman Fenton (Queen Mary) and Professor David ...

Future Retail Environments and the Internet of Things now available online

Future Retail Environments and the Internet of Things now available online

CASA's 2014 ‘Future Retail Environments and the Internet of Things (IoT)’ report is now available online. Building on CASA's experience of applying its Tales of Things platform in retail environments the ...

Professor Batty on BBC's Inside-Out

Professor Batty on BBC's Inside-Out

On Monday 19th January, Professor Michael Batty appeared on the BBC’s Inside Out (South East), to explore the case for expanding London’s boundaries into Kent and Surrey, in order to solve ...

The Mathematics of Love - new TED book by Hannah Fry

The Mathematics of Love - new TED book by Hannah Fry

In September 2014 TED launched their first ever series of TED books in print: a boutique collection of 12 original texts, long enough to explore an idea but short enough to read in ...

Creating and Exploring Digital Empathy

Creating and Exploring Digital Empathy

A digital installation at St Peter's Church, De Beauvoir Town, Hackney recently featured on BBC Technology website.  The digital installation - a partnership between CASA, Imagination Labs at the University of Lancaster, InstEAD ...

CASA helps launch the new Knowledge Quarter

CASA helps launch the new Knowledge Quarter

On Thursday 4th December, CASA Teaching Fellow in Big Data Analytics, Steven Gray, met the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, at the launch of the Alan Turning Institute for Data Science. The ...

CASA Bake Off Children in Need Winner Revealed

CASA Bake Off Children in Need Winner Revealed

The voting has finished and the cash has been counted and we can reveal the total raised for Children in Need for our CASA Bake Off today was £167.50.

Missing Maps Party

Missing Maps Party



On Friday 7th November, various members of the CASA team were involved in a Guardian hosted Missing Maps party – one of a number across the world organised by Medecins Sans Frontieres.

The premise ...

CASA at this year's Virtual Geographic Environment Conference

CASA at this year's Virtual Geographic Environment Conference

Mike Batty and CASA alumni Paul Torrens are giving keynote speeches at this conference which is being held from November 6th to 8th at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The program can ...

Explore the Performance of GB Cities with a New Interactive CASA Map

Explore the Performance of GB Cities with a New Interactive CASA Map

CASA researcher Duncan Smith has launched a new interactive website visualising the social, economic and environmental performance of cities in Great Britain. The website, called LuminoCity3D, brings together a range of open data ...

CASA at the NLA Smarter London Exhibition

CASA at the NLA Smarter London Exhibition

In collaboration with New London Architecture (NLA), CASA have launched an exhibition on Smarter London.  The exhibition explores the increasing role of data, technology and analytics in urban life, and the potential implications ...

CASA at the Green Man Festival

CASA at the Green Man Festival

CASA's Flora Roumpani (@en_topia) and Martin Zaltz Austwick (@sociablePhysics) go into the field(s) this weekend, bringing CASA's 3D Printing expertise to the Green Man Festival. They will be demonstrating the ...