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3-year industrial CASE studentship available

3-year industrial CASE studentship available

26 March 2015

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 Urban Data Spaces. As this studentship is co-funded by the EPSRC and Ordnance Survey via the EPSRC ...

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

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

19 March 2015

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, including a new name:  MRes Spatial Data Science and Visualisation which is due to take effect from ...

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 ...

CASA at DIS 2014

CASA at DIS 2014

CASA researcher Dr Martin de Jode recently attended the 2014 conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2014) in Vancouver, Canada (June 21-25) where he co-presented a Demo entitled "The Haggle-O-Tron: design intervention in ...

CASA collaborates with Transport Systems Catapult on the launch of its Imovation Centre

CASA collaborates with Transport Systems Catapult on the launch of its Imovation Centre

The Transport Systems Catapult is holding the "Imagine Festival: Explore Intelligent Mobility" event on its new centre in Milton Keynes from the 9th until the 19th of June. A series of events have ...

CASA Director honoured by UCL Provost's Spirit of Enterprise Award

CASA Director honoured by UCL Provost's Spirit of Enterprise Award

CASA Director, Dr Andrew Hudson-Smith, was last night honoured at the UCL Enterprise Awards 2014 with the last award of the evening, the UCL Provost's Spirit of Enterprise Award.

CASA Collaborates with the Future Cities Catapult

CASA Collaborates with the Future Cities Catapult

CASA is set to collaborate with the Future Cities Catapult to further develop data simulation models and a visualisation platform, on which to create immersive analytical decision-making tools for cities. 

London Evolution Animation narrates the history of London

London Evolution Animation narrates the history of London

Produced by the Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), the London Evolution Animation narrates the history of London from the Roman times of Londinium until the present day. The animation maps the ...

Planning Theorists Converge on Vienna to Tell Their Stories

Planning Theorists Converge on Vienna to Tell Their Stories

CASA's Professor Mike Batty is currently attending a meeting at the Technical University in Vienna on 'The Evolution of Planning Thought'. The project is led Dr. Beatrix Haselsberger, the purpose of which ...

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 18th-19th June 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 workshop ...

UCL walk on water at Grand Designs Live!

UCL walk on water at Grand Designs Live!

The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) are representing UCL at the Walking on Water Exhibition this week as part of Grand Designs Live at the ExCeL centre, an exhibition which attracts ...

CASA prize in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior awarded at GISRUK 2014

CASA prize in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior awarded at GISRUK 2014

The CASA prize for the 'Best Paper on Spatial Analysis' in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior at the GISRUK 2014 conference was awarded to Sarah Wise for her paper "Agent Based Modelling and ...

CASA Tours China

CASA Tours China

Dr Adam Dennett (Lecturer in Urban Analytics) and Lisa Cooper (Teaching and Learning Administrator) have returned from a whirlwind visit to China where they toured the UCL Built Environment Clubs, showcased the cutting-edge ...