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CASA at DIS 2014

CASA at DIS 2014

30 June 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 secondhand retail" with collaborators from the University of Edinburgh. This novel design intervention, an output of the ...

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

06 June 2014

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 been planned to attract academics, practitioners and stakeholders to discuss transport mobility and its future.

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 ...

Another CASA PhD

Another CASA PhD

Congratulations to Vassilis Zachariadis who has just been awarded his PhD which was on the subject of Pedestrian Modelling Systems. Vassilis works at the University of Cambridge in Marcial Echenique’s group. He ...

CASA Researchers at the Applied Urban Modelling Conference 2014

CASA Researchers at the Applied Urban Modelling Conference 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.

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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 ...