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Congratulations to UCL-Energy Dr David Shipworth and Dr Mark Barrett in promotion to Professor

Congratulations to UCL-Energy Dr David Shipworth and Dr Mark Barrett in promotion to Professor

22 June 2016

UCL-Energy is delighted to announce the promotion of Dr David Shipworth and Dr Mark Barrett to the role of Professor within the Faculty of the Built Environment. 

“EU Referendum: Environmental & climate change consequences for the built environment” UCL-Energy & The Edge hold expert panel discussion

“EU Referendum: Environmental & climate change consequences for the built environment” UCL-Energy & The Edge hold expert panel discussion

17 June 2016

A panel of 6 research and professional experts convened by the Edge and the UCL Energy Institute presented factual evidence on how EU membership affects the UK's built environment and what the consequences of the Remaining or Leaving the EU would be. 

Welcome to the UCL-Energy Term 3 newsletter

Welcome to the UCL-Energy Term 3 newsletter

This June marks the seventh year since the UCL Energy Institute was launched in June 2009 and as we come to the end of UCL-Energy’s 2015/2016 academic year we can reflect ...

Join us: School Communications Manager

Join us: School Communications Manager

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER), is home to the Faculty’s Institutes that specialise in Energy, Environment, Resources and Heritage, and the staff and students that work within and ...

The Energy & Resource Economic Policy Group launches as a joint initiative between UCL-Energy and UCL ISR

The Energy & Resource Economic Policy Group launches as a joint initiative between UCL-Energy and UCL ISR

The Energy & Resource Economic Policy Group was launched on 6 May 2016. The first meeting of the group focused on the group’s aims and objectives, and provided an opportunity for economists from ...

Congratulations to UCL-Energy student Will Usher on completing his PhD viva

Congratulations to UCL-Energy student Will Usher on completing his PhD viva

On 16 May, Will presented his thesis titled ‘The value of learning about critical energy systems uncertainties.’ Will was supervised by Neil Strachan (primary), Ilkka Keppo (secondary). Will has also recently accepted a ...

UCL-Energy co-authors final report ‘Selecting Indicators to Measure Energy Poverty’ as part of European Commission project

UCL-Energy co-authors final report ‘Selecting Indicators to Measure Energy Poverty’ as part of European Commission project

The recently published European Commission (EC) report was co-authored by UCL-Energy Senior Researchers Steve Pye, Ian Hamilton, Paolo Agnolucci and David Grover. This report is part of a European Commission Pilot Project titled ...

Join us: Senior Research and Contracts Administrator

Join us: Senior Research and Contracts Administrator

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources requires senior level support for its research, contracts and consultancy activity. Working closely with the School Management team, the post holder will contribute to the ...

Join us: Lecturer in Energy and Transport

Join us: Lecturer in Energy and Transport

The UCL Energy Institute (UCL-Energy) is the University’s mechanism for bringing together a wide range of perspectives, understandings and procedures in energy research, transcending the boundaries between academic disciplines. It brings together ...

UCL-Energy at the United Nations International Maritime Organization’s 69th Marine Environment Protection Committee

UCL-Energy at the United Nations International Maritime Organization’s 69th Marine Environment Protection Committee

On 18 through the 22nd April, the UN’s body responsible for regulating shipping, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), met for the 69th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). This meeting ...

CO2 emissions for every ship for every hour, now that's big data!

CO2 emissions for every ship for every hour, now that's big data!

Researchers at UCL Energy Institute use the methodology they developed for the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 and AIS data to estimate emissions from five different ship types and display this in a ...

Members of UCL Energy Institute pay tribute to Professor David Mackay

Members of UCL Energy Institute pay tribute to Professor David Mackay

Members of UCL Energy Institute have paid tribute to Professor David Mackay, former DECC Chief Scientific Advisor and friend to UCL-Energy, who passed away yesterday:

“All those working for the mitigation of climate ...

Welcome to the UCL-Energy Term 2 2015/2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the UCL-Energy Term 2 2015/2016 Newsletter

Term 2 was another busy term for UCL-Energy. We have hosted a number of successful events, UCL-Energy PhD students Carrie Behar, Mike Fell and Tia Kansara all successfully passed their vivas and it ...

“The Paris Agreement - What does it mean for Africa?” UCL-Energy holds second event in the French Embassy and UCL-Energy collaborative series

“The Paris Agreement - What does it mean for Africa?” UCL-Energy holds second event in the French Embassy and UCL-Energy collaborative series

On March 23rd UCL-Energy held the second in the series of events organised jointly by UCL-Energy and the French Embassy, under the auspices of the long-established relationship between the French Embassy’s Science ...

UCL-Energy’s Urban Transport & Energy Group champions the Best UX Theme for TravelSpirit’s June Design Workshop Event 

UCL-Energy’s Urban Transport & Energy Group champions the Best UX Theme for TravelSpirit’s June Design Workshop Event 

TravelSpirit has launched a Design Workshop Event to support the development of the Open Source platform for Mobility-as-a-Service. TravelSpirit is the first global open source movement, allowing a community of developers across the ...

UCL-Energy director Professor Bob Lowe speaks at UK-Japan Collaboration: The Past and Future Earth

UCL-Energy director Professor Bob Lowe speaks at UK-Japan Collaboration: The Past and Future Earth

This event presented by the Ritsumeikan University on 4 March at the Japanese Embassy in London focused on climate change and co-existing sustainably with nature. The aim of this event was to promote ...

UCL-Energy blogs for International Women's Day

UCL-Energy blogs for International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women whilst recognising the challenges still faced by many. In 1878, UCL became the first ...

Nature Energy publishes paper by UCL-Energy academics: 'Reinventing the energy modelling–policy interface'

Nature Energy publishes paper by UCL-Energy academics: 'Reinventing the energy modelling–policy interface'

UCL-Energy senior academics Neil Strachan, Birgit Fais and Hannah Daly have had paper, ‘Reinventing the energy modelling–policy interface’ published in Nature Energy. 

PhD Studentship in Shipping/Transport Analysis

PhD Studentship in Shipping/Transport Analysis


The UCL Energy Institute invites applications for a fully funded (UK/EU fees plus stipend) 3 year PhD studentship jointly funded by the Carbon War Room under the Impact Award.

Details:
•    Title: In-service ...

Dr Tristan Smith selected to be on Carbon War Room’s recently launched Shipping Efficiency Advisory Board

Dr Tristan Smith selected to be on Carbon War Room’s recently launched Shipping Efficiency Advisory Board

Dr Tristan Smith joins a team of eminent industry figures to guide Carbon War Room’s strategy on continuing to reduce carbon emissions profitably in shipping.

Role of gas as 'bridge' to a low carbon future in the UK is limited, new research finds

Role of gas as 'bridge' to a low carbon future in the UK is limited, new research finds

Research highlights ‘lack of a clear vision of the future role for gas’ in the UK’s energy system, and cautions that, without CCS, a second ‘dash for gas’ could compromise decarbonisation ambitions.

New UCL-Energy and Carbon War Room report states wind technology can yield up to 60% fuel savings for ships

New UCL-Energy and Carbon War Room report states wind technology can yield up to 60% fuel savings for ships

The UCL Energy Institute and the Carbon War Room have published a paper reviewing the opportunities and barriers to the adoption of wind technology in the international shipping industry. This paper is part ...

Call for PhD posters for wholeSEM Annual Conference 2016

Call for PhD posters for wholeSEM Annual Conference 2016

Whole Systems Energy Modelling Consortium (wholeSEM) 3rd annual conference, titled Energy Modelling Insights for Iterative Dynamic Decision Making, welcomes PhD contributions to the conference by having a dedicated poster session to showcase PhD ...

UCL-Energy academics publish data analysis from heat pumps installed via the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) Scheme

UCL-Energy academics publish data analysis from heat pumps installed via the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) Scheme

UCL-Energy academics Alex Summerfield, Phillip Biddulph, Andrew Stone, Chris Grainger, Paolo Agnolucci, Colin Gleeson, Eleni Oikonomou, and Bob Lowe have published data analysis from heat pumps installed via the Renewable Heat Premium Payment ...

UCL-Energy Research Associate Andrew Smith features on BBC's The One Show discussing the energy alternative 'Kite Power'

UCL-Energy Research Associate Andrew Smith features on BBC's The One Show discussing the energy alternative 'Kite Power'

UCL-Energy Research Associate Andrew Smith appeared on BBC's The One Show on 8 February, where he discussed some of the opportunities and the challenges of kite power, an energy alternative that uses ...