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UCL Energy Institute Turns Six

UCL Energy Institute Turns Six

31 July 2015

Among the UCL Energy Institute's many developments and milestones of 2015, UCL-Energy celebrated the sixth anniversary of its formal launch. Since June 2009, UCL-Energy has grown from being a small upstart based on a handful of pioneers, to being to one of the largest academic centres for energy research ...

November 19 2015 set as date for LoLo Annual Colloquium

November 19 2015 set as date for LoLo Annual Colloquium

31 July 2015

We are pleased to announce that the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Demand (LoLo) Annual Colloquium will be held on Thursday, 19th November 2015.  

The UCL-Energy air transportation group is awarded EPSRC research grant to model the implications of airport capacity expansions

The UCL-Energy air transportation group is awarded EPSRC research grant to model the implications of airport capacity expansions

In May, the air transportation group at the UCL Energy Institute, in collaboration with Imperial College London and the University of Southampton, was awarded an EPSRC research grant of around £ 1.5 million ...

New UCL-Energy research group, EnergySpaceTime, experiences great success

New UCL-Energy research group, EnergySpaceTime, experiences great success

Launched in April 2015, the Energy, Space and Time group, led by UCL-Energy’s Dr Mark Barrett and Dr Catalina Spataru has already achieved great success and has been involved in many new ...

Join us: Postgraduate Research Manager & EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Demand (LoLo CDT) Manager

Join us: Postgraduate Research Manager & EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Demand (LoLo CDT) Manager

We are seeking to recruit a Postgraduate Research Manager/EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Demand (LoLo CDT) Manager. This position provides an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic administrator to ...

Dr Tristan Smith wins UCL Consultant of the Year Award 2015

Dr Tristan Smith wins UCL Consultant of the Year Award 2015

Dr Tristan Smith from UCL's Energy Institute has been awarded the Enterprise Award for Consultancy by UCL Consultants.

Over the last 5 years Dr Smith and his colleagues have undertaken a variety ...

PhD Studentship in Energy Modelling

PhD Studentship in Energy Modelling

The UCL Energy Institute is a multidisciplinary school within the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources, with around 70 faculty and staff. It brings together multidisciplinary teams, providing critical mass and capacity ...

Stronger action needed to transform the UK’s energy system

Stronger action needed to transform the UK’s energy system

An ambitious policy package is essential for the UK to transform its energy system to achieve the deep reductions in carbon emissions required to avoid dangerous climate change, according to research led by ...

Bartlett postgraduate teaching assistant positions available

Bartlett postgraduate teaching assistant positions available

The Bartlett is committed to offering teaching experience to its research students through a postgraduate teaching assistant (PGTA) programme. For the 2015–2016 academic session the faculty will fund 35 posts spread across ...

New report published by INSIGHT_E focuses on how EU defines issues of energy poverty

New report published by INSIGHT_E focuses on how EU defines issues of energy poverty

The report, titled: Energy poverty and vulnerable consumers in the energy sector across the EU: analysis of policies and measures, focuses on how EU Member States define the issues of energy poverty and ...

Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change launches landmark report

Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change launches landmark report

The Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change, written by experts from around the world, today reports three key findings:

New on the UCL-Energy blog: The power of reducing energy consumption is in our hands

New on the UCL-Energy blog: The power of reducing energy consumption is in our hands

UCL-Energy Senior Research Associate in Smart Grids and Energy Networks Catalina Spataru has written a new blog in response to Pope Francis's encyclical:

Vacancy for End Use Energy Demand (EUED) Centres Coordinator based at UCL-Energy

Vacancy for End Use Energy Demand (EUED) Centres Coordinator based at UCL-Energy

At the beginning of 2013 The Research Council UK Energy Programme funded the establishment of six End Use Energy Demand (EUED) Centres to carry out world leading research in End Use Energy Demand ...

UCL Energy Institute’s shipping group is recognised for their applied research work with the maritime industry and launch UMAS, a new vehicle to work further with shipping stakeholders

UCL Energy Institute’s shipping group is recognised for their applied research work with the maritime industry and launch UMAS, a new vehicle to work further with shipping stakeholders

At the 2015 UCL Awards for Enterprise, the shipping group at the UCL Energy Institute, led by Dr Tristan Smith, were presented with the UCL Consultants Award. This award recognises the efforts and ...

UCL survey paints a vivid picture on implementation of technical energy efficiency measures in shipping

UCL survey paints a vivid picture on implementation of technical energy efficiency measures in shipping

The survey conducted by Dr Nishatabbas Rehmatulla at the UCL-Energy Shipping Group is the first study to assess the level implementation of technical energy efficiency measures at the ship level (e.g. by ...

New blog post: UCL-Energy attends the 12th ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency

New blog post: UCL-Energy attends the 12th ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency

The 12th ECEEE (European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy) Summer Study on Energy Efficiency took place from the 1-6th of June in the south of France. Three colleagues from UCL-Energy Institute attended ...

Shipping industry’s take-up of operational energy efficiency measures not ideal

Shipping industry’s take-up of operational energy efficiency measures not ideal

The level of implementation of operational energy efficiency measures in shipping is not at its optimal level according to a research paper from UCL Energy Institute’s Shipping Group.

The analysis shows that ...

UCL Central House Sustainable Garden Project takes next step

UCL Central House Sustainable Garden Project takes next step

The UCL Central House Garden Project took a big step forward this week with the delivery of two tonnes of garden soil. Volunteers used the soil to fill three raised beds and 13 ...

Doctoral researcher Sofie Pelsmakers named RIBA Role Model for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in Architecture campaign

Doctoral researcher Sofie Pelsmakers named RIBA Role Model for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in Architecture campaign

The Royal Institute of British Architects has launched its Equality, Diversity & Inclusion campaign in architecture and named UCL-Energy doctoral researcher Sofie Pelsmakers as one of their Role Models.

UCL Energy Institute Directors welcome Global Apollo Programme

UCL Energy Institute Directors welcome Global Apollo Programme

Following the announcement of the Global Apollo Programme, UCL-Energy Director Professor Bob Lowe and UCL-Energy Deputy Director Professor Neil Strachan said:

‘We very much welcome the call for greatly increased research and development ...

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

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

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 ...

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

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 ...