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Our Latest PhD

Our Latest PhD

28 June 2016

Congratulations to Greg Erhardt who completed and passed his PhD in record time: some two and a half years since he started. Shown here in the centre with Elsa Arcaute (far left) and Mike Batty (far right), his supervisors, and flanked by his examiners Peter Jones (left) and Andrew Daly ...

Call for Proposals - Painting Connections

Call for Proposals - Painting Connections

09 June 2016

The Painting Connections project is looking for artists to produce work on the theme of “the sharing economy” for an exhibition in Hackney Wick at the end of July. The works, preferably from artists based in Hackney Wick and Fish Island (HWFI), or with a strong track record of working ...

Sharon Richardson reaches Three Minute Thesis final

Sharon Richardson reaches Three Minute Thesis final

CASA's Sharon Richardson is amongst the finalists in UCL's 3 Minute Thesis Final 2016.  It's taking place on Monday 27th June at 6pm in the Darwin Lecture Theatre and you ...

Horizon with Hannah Fry and How to Find Love Online

Horizon with Hannah Fry and How to Find Love Online

On Monday night (25th April) BBC2 will air an episode of Horizon presented by CASA’s own Hannah Fry.

The programme, entitled “How to find love online”, is based on the experiments in ...

Adam Dennett wins 2016 Student Choice Award for Outstanding Teaching

Adam Dennett wins 2016 Student Choice Award for Outstanding Teaching

We are delighted to report that Dr Adam Dennett was a proud recipient of the 2016 Student Choice Award for Outstanding Teaching, presented by the Provost at the UCLU Teaching & Learning Conference.   Only ...

CASA Student named UCL Sportswoman of the Year

CASA Student named UCL Sportswoman of the Year

MSc Smart Cities and Urban Analytics student Claire Daniel was named UCL Sportswoman of the Year at the annual UCL sports awards ball held recently. Claire balances her study and love of data ...

CASA prize in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior awarded at GISRUK 2016

CASA prize in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior awarded at GISRUK 2016

The CASA prize for the 'Best Paper on Spatial Analysis' in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior at the GISRUK 2016 conference was awarded to Kaisa Lahtinen for a paper she co-authored with Chris ...

Coding for Year 9s: CASA team up with UCL Engineering and the Royal Institution

Coding for Year 9s: CASA team up with UCL Engineering and the Royal Institution

Staff and students from CASA led technology workshops for young people this month as part of a series of Coding for Year 9 masterclasses which partnered UCL Engineering with the Royal Institution. PhD ...

UCL staff and students wanted for a paid online study on economic decisions

UCL staff and students wanted for a paid online study on economic decisions

We are looking for staff and student participants from UCL to take part in an online study on economic decisions.

The study is expected to take around 20 minutes to complete, and you ...

Creating and Exploring Digital Empathy Symposium at the RSA - Monday 21st March

Creating and Exploring Digital Empathy Symposium at the RSA - Monday 21st March

A one day symposium on the theme of Creating and Exploring Digital Empathy will be hosted at the Royal Society of Arts on Monday March 21st 2016 by Project CEDE.

Martin Zaltz Austwick wins Institutional Leadership award at UCL

Martin Zaltz Austwick wins Institutional Leadership award at UCL

We are delighted to announce that our very own Dr Martin Zaltz Austwick has won the prestigious Provost's Public Engagement Award for Institutional Leadership 2016.

Meet us at the PG Study Fair 28th January

Meet us at the PG Study Fair 28th January

If you'd like to find out more about our programmes of study, pop along to the Postgraduate Study Fair on Thursday 28th January 2016 at Senate House, Malet Street, University of London ...

Israeli Geographical Association

Israeli Geographical Association

Mike Batty and Muki Haklay both gave keynotes at the 56th Annual Conference of the Israeli Geographical Association held Jerusalem from 13-14th December in the Hebrew University at Mount Scopus. Mike presented the ...

CASA at the UK Drone Show

CASA at the UK Drone Show

CASA took part in the first ever University Agility competition at the UK Drone Show (#ukdroneshow) over the weekend. The venue was the NEC in Birmingham, which was the ideal place to show ...

Developing New Collaborations with the Africa Centre for Population Health

Developing New Collaborations with the Africa Centre for Population Health

Dr Ed Manley has been visiting the Africa Centre for Population Health in Mtubatuba, South Africa this week, seeking to develop new opportunities for research collaboration.

CASA's Mike Batty gives keynote at GeoInfo 2015

CASA's Mike Batty gives keynote at GeoInfo 2015


Mike Batty gave the keynote at the 16th Brazilian Symposium on GeoInformatics at San Campos do Jordão in Sao Paolo State on the 30th November 2015 at the end of ...

AGI student of the year

AGI student of the year

We are delighted to announce that CASA’s Sharon Richardson has won the award for AGI Student of the year.

Smart Cities, Smarter Lives - 24th October 2015 at Imperial College London

Smart Cities, Smarter Lives - 24th October 2015 at Imperial College London

Professor Michael Batty of CASA will be presenting ideas about how both China and Britain can learn from one another in the development of future cities using new information technologies. 

CASA Start Up in Wall Street International

CASA Start Up in Wall Street International

The CASA incubated - USEUM - has been featured in the Wall Street International in response to its current exhibition at Le Dame Art Gallery, London. 

CASA welcomes the 2015-16 post-grads

CASA welcomes the 2015-16 post-grads

As the new term gets underway, CASA welcomed its new students on the MSc, MRes and PhD programmes with an urban treasure hunt. #casatreasurehunt saw teams of students head out across London tweeting ...

Computing Britain with Dr Hannah Fry

Computing Britain with Dr Hannah Fry

In a recent documentary series for BBC Radio 4, Dr Hannah Fry looks back over 75 years of computing history in Britain.

Calculating Ada with Dr Hannah Fry

Calculating Ada with Dr Hannah Fry

200 years after Ada Lovelace’s birth, Dr Hannah Fry tells the story of Ada’s remarkable life. Ada (1815 to 1852) was a countess of the realm, a scandalous socialite and an ...

Dissertation Day @ CASA 2015

Dissertation Day @ CASA 2015

Its been fantastic year on the MSc Smart Cities and Urban Analytics, MRes Smart Cities and our MRes on Spatial Analysis and Urban Visualisation (now known as Spatial Data Science and Visualisation for ...

CASA Graduate: The first PhD in GeoDesign

CASA Graduate: The first PhD in GeoDesign

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

CASA students graduate in 2015

CASA students graduate in 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 ...