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Join us: Research Associate (RA) in Energy Systems Modelling

Join us: Research Associate (RA) in Energy Systems Modelling

20 May 2015


We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate to undertake dedicated projects in energy systems analysis as part of the UK’s leading energy systems and modelling research team. You will work on a range of projects including wholeSEM, a ground breaking UK initiative funded by EPSRC to develop, integrate ...

UCL Energy Institute welcomes the appointment of the new Minister for Shipping and Ports, Robert Goodwill MP

UCL Energy Institute welcomes the appointment of the new Minister for Shipping and Ports, Robert Goodwill MP

20 May 2015

UCL Energy Institute welcomes the appointment of the new Minister for Shipping and Ports, Robert Goodwill MP. Tristan Smith, Lecturer in Energy and Transport at UCL-Energy said:

Cutting the shipping sector’s CO2 emissions in line with global climate change targets needs a new approach

Cutting the shipping sector’s CO2 emissions in line with global climate change targets needs a new approach

Cutting the shipping sector’s CO2 emissions in line with global climate change targets will need an approach that goes beyond current regulations, according to a new report by researchers from the Shipping ...

UCL-Energy Director Bob Lowe comments on Amber Rudd's appointment as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

UCL-Energy Director Bob Lowe comments on Amber Rudd's appointment as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

On May 11th Amber Rudd was named new Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. UCL Energy Institute Director Bob Lowe sees this as a positive step for the UK's energy ...

UCL Energy Institute researchers inform Welsh Government’s ‘Smarter Living’ plan

UCL Energy Institute researchers inform Welsh Government’s ‘Smarter Living’ plan

Researchers from UCL Energy Institute’s new People, Energy and Buildings Research Group were invited to speak at two Welsh Government events in February aimed at informing their ‘Smarter Living’ initiative.

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EnergyWise launches project to assess the impact of smart meters on fuel-poor and vulnerable customers

EnergyWise launches project to assess the impact of smart meters on fuel-poor and vulnerable customers

The EnergyWise LCNF Project has launched a pilot study to test participant recruitment rates. This project is the first to assess the impact of smart meters on fuel-poor and vulnerable customers. Early progress ...

UCL-Energy, IEDE and LSHTM research assessing the potential health impacts of energy efficiency retrofits in England’s housing is published by BMJ Open

UCL-Energy, IEDE and LSHTM research assessing the potential health impacts of energy efficiency retrofits in England’s housing is published by BMJ Open

Joint research by UCL-Energy, IEDE and LSHTM has been published by BMJ Open. Colleagues at UCL and LSHTM developed a model based on the English Housing Survey (EHS) to investigate the impact that ...

UCL Energy Institute joins International Energy Agency project simulating behaviour in buildings

UCL Energy Institute joins International Energy Agency project simulating behaviour in buildings

UCL Energy Institute has joined Nottingham University as UK representatives to IEA Annex 66: ‘Definition and Simulation of Occupant Behaviour in Buildings’.

The CoRE Fellowship submits a response to the Green Construction Board’s Call for Evidence on the Solid Wall Insulation Sector

The CoRE Fellowship submits a response to the Green Construction Board’s Call for Evidence on the Solid Wall Insulation Sector

The CoRE Fellowship has submitted a response to the Green Construction Board’s Call for Evidence on the Solid Wall Insulation Sector. The Call for Evidence was circulated to all CoRE Fellows, asking ...

ECD architects present the initial findings of a Post Occupancy Evaluation led by Carrie Behar

ECD architects present the initial findings of a Post Occupancy Evaluation led by Carrie Behar

For Green Sky Thinking 2015, ECD architects presented the initial findings of a detailed Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) and Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) of their own offices. The POE was lead by Carrie ...

UCL Energy Institute participates in Mexico’s President round table on the opportunities of building a sustainable energy economy in the UK and Mexico

UCL Energy Institute participates in Mexico’s President round table on the opportunities of building a sustainable energy economy in the UK and Mexico

In March 2015, Baltazar Solano Rodriguez, Research Associate at UCL-Energy, took part in a high level round table on the opportunities of building a sustainable energy economy in the UK and in Mexico ...

BSEER blogs for British Science Week

BSEER blogs for British Science Week

British Science Week 2015 held a ten-day programme to celebrate British science, technology, engineering and maths. 

Parliament launch for UCL-Energy time of use tariff report

Parliament launch for UCL-Energy time of use tariff report

A UCL-Energy report on consumer demand for time of use electricity tariffs was launched yesterday in Parliament. The event was chaired by Dan Byles MP, member of the Energy and Climate Chance Select ...

Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

Academics from University College London and the University of Warwick will today publish an opinion piece based on research funded by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) advising policymakers that, because of continuing ...

Collaboration between UCL-Energy Shipping Group and the Carbon War Room targets the small and large fuel/CO2 saving opportunities in shipping

Collaboration between UCL-Energy Shipping Group and the Carbon War Room targets the small and large fuel/CO2 saving opportunities in shipping

UCL Energy Institute Shipping Group has collaborated with the Carbon War Room to produce the Self Financing Fuel Saving Mechanism (SFFSM) for shipping. The third party financing model brings innovative financing models used ...

Will McDowall appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment

Will McDowall appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment

UCL-Energy Senior Researcher Will McDowall has been appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment. Will joined UCL in 2010, having previously ...

Smart Grid Article by Business Reporter Features Dr. Catalina Spataru

Smart Grid Article by Business Reporter Features Dr. Catalina Spataru

Dr. Catalina Spataru, now a Lecturer in Energy Systems and Networks at the UCL Energy Institute, was interviewed by Joanne Frearson  of Business Reporter for an article titled ‘Power grids must become integrated ...

UCL-Energy continues to explore new research for Cisco Future Cities Project

UCL-Energy continues to explore new research for Cisco Future Cities Project

Over the past 20 months UCL Energy Institute’s research has focused on realizing the potential of Internet of Things and through the medium of ‘Connected Lighting’ delivering enhanced comfort alongside energy and ...

Highly successful year for Doctoral and MSc programmes

Highly successful year for Doctoral and MSc programmes

The end of 2014 saw Jenny Love, one of the first cohort of LoLo students joining the UCL Energy Institute in 2009, successfully pass her viva with minor corrections. Jenny was and has ...

Director's introduction to the winter 2015 newsletter

Director's introduction to the winter 2015 newsletter

This year has been both hectic and highly successful for the UCL -Energy Institute. The big news on research is the success of UCL as a whole and The Bartlett (the Faculty of ...

Smart Energy GB collaboration on consumer demand for time-of-use tariffs

Smart Energy GB collaboration on consumer demand for time-of-use tariffs

Researchers at the UCL Energy Institute have undertaken one of the first academic collaborations with Smart Energy GB, the organisation launched last year to lead on public engagement with the national smart meter ...

The DDPP initiative will be an important analysis in the run up to COP21 in Paris, December 2015

The DDPP initiative will be an important analysis in the run up to COP21 in Paris, December 2015

In September 2014, in support of the World Leader’s Climate summit, the international initiative Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project (DDPP) submitted an interim report to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, highlighting ...

UCL-Energy Shipping Group Starts 2015 with new Projects

UCL-Energy Shipping Group Starts 2015 with new Projects

A success with the first round of the Newton Fund will see a collaborative project between Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and UCL-Energy’s shipping group. The project will co-develop a Brazil-centric ...

New Appointments and Staff at UCL-Energy

New Appointments and Staff at UCL-Energy

We are pleased to announce the appointment of three lecturers following recent recruitment.