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New job vacancy available

New job vacancy available

27 January 2016

We are looking for a research associate to join CASA and the Intel Collaborative Research Institute on Connected and Sustainable Cities (ICRI Cities). The institute is a joint venture between UCL, Imperial College, Intel and the Future Cities Catapult. The institute is investigating, developing and deploying urban sensing and actuating ...

Meet us at the PG Study Fair 28th January

Meet us at the PG Study Fair 28th January

21 January 2016

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 between 11:30 - 17:00.  You'll be able to find us at stand M13 in MacMillan ...

Season's Greetings from all@CASA

Season's Greetings from all@CASA

We managed to raise an amazing £544 for charities at the 2015 CASA Christmas Party where the theme was 'Charity Shop Chic'.  Most people rose to the challenge and came sporting charity shop ...

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.

Participants needed for a study on the effect of biofeedback on economic decisions

Participants needed for a study on the effect of biofeedback on economic decisions

Researchers from the UCL Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) and the University of Sheffield are looking for UCL students to take part in a study on how people use biofeedback when ...

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 ...

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 ...