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The 2016 Conference on Complex Systems

The 2016 Conference on Complex Systems

21 September 2016

CASA people have religiously attended the Complex Systems Society annual conference for the last 8 years. This year the meeting is in Amsterdam and Michael Batty and Roberto Murcio are running a satellite session called Urbannet, where Elsa Arcaute is speaking about hierarchies and cities, Carlos Molineros about large scale ...

Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

16 September 2016


Research Associate - Ref:1576818
We are seeking an individual with a PhD or someone who has almost completed a PhD in a quantitative speciality within a social or engineering science discipline or in the natural or physical sciences with experience in social science applications. We are keen to recruit someone ...

"Histories of Whitechapel" Site Launches

"Histories of Whitechapel" Site Launches


CASA are proud to launch a major new initiative, developed in conjunction with the Survey of London: the Histories of Whitechapel website, which is now live at https://surveyoflondon.org. As well as ...

Honorary Fellowship for Hannah Fry

Honorary Fellowship for Hannah Fry

CASA’s Dr Hannah Fry has been awarded an honorary fellowship by the British Science Association.

Each year, members of the BSA are invited to nominate individuals to be considered as Honorary Fellows ...

Staff Changes at CASA

Staff Changes at CASA

Five staff appointments at CASA have been made in recent weeks and we are delighted to announce the following:

Painting Connections at Hackney WickED

Painting Connections at Hackney WickED

CASA staff and students were on hand for the Painting Connections exhibition this weekend as part of the Hackney WickED festival. The Painting Connections exhibition was a pop-up event at Things Fashiona, and ...

Professor Andrew Hudson-Smith Awarded the Wang Zhizhuo Medal

Professor Andrew Hudson-Smith Awarded the Wang Zhizhuo Medal

Professor Andrew Hudson-Smith of The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) has been awarded the Wang Zhizhuo Award for innovation in spatial information sciences.

CASA Graduation 2016

CASA Graduation 2016

We would like to congratulate students from our MSc Smart Cities & Urban Analytics, MRes Advanced Spatial Analysis & Visualisation and MRes Smart Cities programmes who were amongst other Bartlett students graduating at the Royal ...

Our Latest PhD

Our Latest PhD

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 ...

Call for Proposals - Painting Connections

Call for Proposals - Painting Connections

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 ...

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 ...