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Urban Infrastructure Projects and Displacement in Nigeria

Urban Infrastructure Projects and Displacement in Nigeria

27 June 2016

The infrastructure backlog in Nigerian cities presents an enormous impediment to efforts to improve the well-being of the country’s urban residents. However, the land requirements associated with efforts to deliver such infrastructure ...
Call for Researchers: The Bartlett Global Commission on Learning Environments

Call for Researchers: The Bartlett Global Commission on Learning Environments

27 June 2016

The Bartlett Global Commission on Learning Environments, headed by Professor Alexi Marmot, is looking for researchers from The Bartlett that are studying or designing learning environments. This new Bartlett Global Commission was set ...
Lanes and Neighbourhoods in Cities in Asia - DPU involvement

Lanes and Neighbourhoods in Cities in Asia - DPU involvement

This week Dr. Camillo Boano, Director of the MSc Building and Urban Design in Development (BUDD) and Urban Laboratory Co-Director and DPU PhD candidate Kisnaphol Wattanawanyoo will be presenting in Singapore at the ...
New documentary on Bartlett-funded research projects

New documentary on Bartlett-funded research projects

A new film documenting the experience of two research projects based at The Bartlett, cLIMA sin Riesgo and ReMap Lima, has been released.
Critical Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure: Drawing Out a Progressive-Oriented Agenda

Critical Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure: Drawing Out a Progressive-Oriented Agenda

From the 13th to the 17th June, 2016, the DPU and the Institute of Advanced Studies at UCL hosted a group of early career scholars discussing ‘Critical Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure’. The workshop ...

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UCL ISR Public Lecture: 'H20 for our future' by David Wilkinson, Director of JRC Institute for Environment and Sustainability

UCL ISR Public Lecture: 'H20 for our future' by David Wilkinson, Director of JRC Institute for Environment and Sustainability

29 June 2016

In 2015, UN reported that the human population passed 7.3 billion last summer, and could reach 9.7 billion by 2050. This growing and shifting population is testing the resilience of the ...
Interrogating the New Urban Agenda

Interrogating the New Urban Agenda

04 July 2016

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Reducing Relocation Risk: Emerging issues: cost and benefit analyses in resettlement decision-making

Reducing Relocation Risk: Emerging issues: cost and benefit analyses in resettlement decision-making

11 July 2016

This panel, based on the project ‘Reducing Relocation Risk in Urban Areas’, brings together experts on issues of resettlement and social and environmental justice.
Joint UCL-Energy and Building, Research and Information event: 'Building governance and climate change: fresh thinking’

Joint UCL-Energy and Building, Research and Information event: 'Building governance and climate change: fresh thinking’

14 July 2016

The head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Dr Fatih Birol recently said: "This [improved building regulation] would be the single most important step [in combating climate change] I want governments to take ...
UCL-Energy seminars second term 2015/2016 round up

UCL-Energy seminars second term 2015/2016 round up

15 July - 26 August 2016

The 2015/2016 academic year finished up with a great series of events at UCL-Energy Institute. Thank you to all of our speakers, we have enjoyed hosting you this term. UCL-Energy Seminars will ...