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CASA PhD Student Panos Mavros features on Sky News

CASA PhD Student Panos Mavros features on Sky News

08 April 2014

CASA PhD student Panos Mavros is interviewed on this month's Sky News Technology News And Features bulletin ‘SWIPE’. CASA is working with the Future Cities Catapult, the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association and Microsoft as part of the Family Day Out Programme, an initiative to explore and develop ...

CASA Researchers at the Applied Urban Modelling Conference 2014

CASA Researchers at the Applied Urban Modelling Conference 2014

01 April 2014

The Mechanicity, Mobility, and 3D Cities groups in CASA are off to AUM14 (Applied Urban Modelling 2014) to be held at Robinson College, the University of Cambridge from 1-3 April 2014.

Click here to view the full programme.

CASA PhD student Flora Roumpani will present her planning models work, Professor ...

Colourful Oyster Card Visualisation Hits the News

Colourful Oyster Card Visualisation Hits the News

A new map designed by CASA's Dr Ed Manley, a Research Associate on the MECHANICITY project, showing the most popular destinations on the London public transport network hit the news this week ...

CASA Exhibits Featured at 2014 Atkins Innovation Expo

CASA Exhibits Featured at 2014 Atkins Innovation Expo

On Monday 17th March CASA researchers Richard Milton and Steven Gray showcased CASA’s exhibits at the 2014 Atkins Innovation Expo. The focus of this year’s expo was on innovation and encouraging ...

Bartlett Masters Scholarship and Bursary Schemes now available for 2014-15

Bartlett Masters Scholarship and Bursary Schemes now available for 2014-15

As of Monday 17th March The Bartlett are offering all applicants who hold an offer to commence study on any MSc, MA, MRes or MArch degree in September the opportunity to be considered ...

CASA helps make 'smart' donation banks

CASA helps make 'smart' donation banks

CASA's Martin de Jode recently visited the University of Edinburgh to participate in a cooperative 'making' workshop hosted by the University's Design Informatics department on 6th March 2014. The aim of ...

Mike Batty Gives the Israel Pollak Lectures at Technion

Mike Batty Gives the Israel Pollak Lectures at Technion

Mike spent this last week in Technion which is the power house of Israeli science giving lectures and talking to faculty about smart cities, urban models, spatial analysis and related CASA research.

Double scholarship success for top CASA PhD student - Greg Erhardt

Double scholarship success for top CASA PhD student - Greg Erhardt

Congratulations to CASA's Greg Erhardt after being awarded a UCL Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS) and a UCL Graduate Research Scholarship (GRS), to begin in the 2014/15 academic year. Both awards are ...

The Implacable March of Global Lab

The Implacable March of Global Lab

CASA's podcast, The Global Lab, is expanding, with Hrishi Ballal, Thomas Oleron-Evans, Ed Manley, Panos Mavros and Stephan Hugel joining the team on this interview podcast. To celebrate, the team will relaunch ...

Dr Adam Dennett receives the RGS Innovative Geography Teaching Grant

Dr Adam Dennett receives the RGS Innovative Geography Teaching Grant

CASA's Dr Adam Dennett has been awarded an RGS Innovative Teaching Grant with Paul Turner (Teacher of Geography, Sevenoaks School, Kent). The grant provides funding for the development of resources for secondary ...

CASA Book Launch - The New Science of Cities and Building Types and Built Forms

CASA Book Launch - The New Science of Cities and Building Types and Built Forms

On 18th February CASA held a book launch for two new books - The New Science of Cities by Mike Batty (Chair, and Professor of Planning, CASA) and Building Types and Built Forms by ...

Dr Hannah Fry on the beauty of equations

Dr Hannah Fry on the beauty of equations

After a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience showed that mathematicans have an emotional reaction to 'beautiful' equations, CASA's own Hannah Fry was invited to share her thoughts ...

2014 SUB Event: Introduction to a new micro-level model to analyzing micro residential dynamics

2014 SUB Event: Introduction to a new micro-level model to analyzing micro residential dynamics

On Friday 4th April 2014, Shlomit Flint (Marie Curie Research Fellow, CASA) will be the Keynote Speaker at the SUB Event: Introduction to a new micro-level model to analyzing micro residential dynamics. This ...

ReMap Lima: A Participatory Approach to Mapping

ReMap Lima: A Participatory Approach to Mapping

CASA, the Development Planning Unit and Drone Adventures, a Swiss NGO, join local partners in Lima from the 2nd to the 11th of February to map the two case study sites of Barrios ...

Meet CASA at the London Postgraduate Study Fair

Meet CASA at the London Postgraduate Study Fair

CASA will be attending the London Postgraduate Study Fair on Thursday 30th January, so if you would like to find out more about the programmes we offer come along and meet us on ...

UCL Consultants and CASA – raising the Standard

UCL Consultants and CASA – raising the Standard

Maps can help businesses reflect where they currently are and where they’re aiming to go.

In late November, when faced with the challenge of how to best communicate significant changes in the ...

Scholarships and Funding

Scholarships and Funding

UCL offers a range of financial awards aimed at assisting both prospective and current students with their studies.  Once you've followed the usual admission procedures at UCL and have been offered and ...

Professor Michael Batty at Tedx London Cities 2.0 Series

Professor Michael Batty at Tedx London Cities 2.0 Series

On Friday December 6th CASA's Mike Batty presented aTEDxLondon talk in the City 2.0 series entitled “When all the world’s a city: defining future cities”. The event was part of ...

Pigeon Sim on The One Show

Pigeon Sim on The One Show

CASA’s Pigeon Sim was beamed into homes throughout the UK on Friday 22nd November when CASA’s Director, Andrew Hudson-Smith, took it to appear on BBC1’s The One Show.

Jobs at CASA

Jobs at CASA

Applicants are invited to apply for a Research Associate position on the Innovative Policy Modelling and Governance Tools for Sustainable Post-Crisis Urban Development (INSIGHT) project Ref:1382074  and for three Research Assistant/Associate ...

Big Data, Big Impact

Big Data, Big Impact

November 21, 2013, 7pm at the RGS
Mike Batty, Ed Parsons and others are talking about big data in geography and cities at the Royal Geographical Society this Thursday evening. Big data is ...

Hacking the Smart City

Hacking the Smart City

CASA held its first hackathon on 7-9 Nov at UCL as part of ESRC’s Festival of Social Science and the Talisman project. CASA researchers Steven Gray, Richard Milton, Ed Manley and James ...

CASA at the Digital Economy 2013 Open Digital conference

CASA at the Digital Economy 2013 Open Digital conference

CASA researcher Martin de Jode presented a technology demonstrator at the recent Digital Economy 2013 Open Digital conference at Media City in Salford, 4-6th November. 'Tales of Things - Experiments in Retail' explored deployments ...

CASA at the Bloomsbury Festival

CASA at the Bloomsbury Festival

CASA returned to the Bloomsbury Festival over the weekend, joining a host of speakers, dancers, singers and makers from UCL and the local community in celebrating the complex character of the place that ...

CASA Hackathon - 7th-9th November 2013

CASA Hackathon - 7th-9th November 2013

As part of the ESRC’s Festival of Social Science, CASA is holding a hackathon co-sponsored by the UK’s Ordnance Survey to develop solutions that will make cities smarter.  We are looking ...