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Professor Henrietta Moore Announces IGP Challenge 2015

Professor Henrietta Moore Announces IGP Challenge 2015

20 October 2014


Professor Henrietta Moore has announced the Institute for Global Prosperity Challenge 2015, which gives UCL researchers the opportunity to shape Greater London and to win £1,000.
Learning Lima: Collaborative action-learning through mapping

Learning Lima: Collaborative action-learning through mapping

15 October 2014

Learning Lima [www.LearningLima.net] is an action-learning platform set up in September 2012 as a collaborative undertaking between DPU (Adriana Allen and Rita Lambert) and a number of partnering organisations and local ...
Re-imagining planning central to 2015 World Cities Report

Re-imagining planning central to 2015 World Cities Report

Reinvigorating planning and reinforcing political support for sustainable urban development will be among the key topics in the forthcoming World Cities Report 2015. The report is an important benchmark the lead up to ...
Alumni wanted for the experience of a lifetime - a joint internship by DPU-ACHR-CAN

Alumni wanted for the experience of a lifetime - a joint internship by DPU-ACHR-CAN

As part of a long-standing partnership between the Asian Coalition of Housing Rights (ACHR), the Community Architects Network (CAN) and The Bartlett Development Planning Unit (DPU), the Junior Professional/DPU Alumni programme aims ...
UCL Institute for Global Prosperity launches two new events series

UCL Institute for Global Prosperity launches two new events series

Renowned social anthropologist Professor Henrietta Moore, head of the newly formed UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, opens up the debate on the most pressing challenge of our age – achieving long-term prosperity for the ...

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The Seasons of Trouble: Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka's Civil War

The Seasons of Trouble: Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka's Civil War

24 October 2014

This presentation will draw on the recently published book (of the same title) that documents, through personal journeys, how a postwar country grapples with systemic polarisation and violence long after the war has ...
Cities Methodologies 2015

Cities Methodologies 2015

27 - 31 October 2014

HIV and AIDS in informal settlements in eastern and southern Africa: views from practice

HIV and AIDS in informal settlements in eastern and southern Africa: views from practice

30 October 2014

The statistics on HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa suggest that the HIV epidemics are urbanising and aggregating in informal settlements. Some calculations indicate that 15% of the global epidemic is now accounted ...
'Cities as Engines of Economic Growth' Revisited

'Cities as Engines of Economic Growth' Revisited

19 November 2014

The concept of ‘cities as engines of economic growth’ has become ubiquitous since the 1990s. However, when Nigel Harris first raised the economic significance of cities in the mid-1970s, it was a seen ...