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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

24 May 2016

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: Energy Poverty – Assessment of the Impact of the Crisis and Review of Existing and Possible New Measures ...

Join us: Senior Research and Contracts Administrator

Join us: Senior Research and Contracts Administrator

13 May 2016

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 development and implementation of strategies to enhance the research community, promote interdisciplinary collaborations, and drive forward research ...

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 ...

UCL-Energy Deputy Director Professor Neil Strachan Appointed to Catapult Board

UCL-Energy Deputy Director Professor Neil Strachan Appointed to Catapult Board

UCL-Energy Deputy Director Professor Neil Strachan has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Energy Systems Catapult.

AIS data suggests that ships sailing in the North American ECA are not slowing down when switching to more expensive fuels

AIS data suggests that ships sailing in the North American ECA are not slowing down when switching to more expensive fuels

Researchers from UCL-Energy and UCL Research Software Development Group have published a paper, Investigating shipping behaviour in Emission Control Areas: A visual approach to data analysis', examining the effects on ship speeds as ...

Welcome to the UCL-Energy 2015/2016 Winter Newsletter

Welcome to the UCL-Energy 2015/2016 Winter Newsletter

A lot has happened for the UCL Energy Institute since my last Director’s introduction. Since June 2015, we have seen five UCL-Energy PhD students successfully pass their vivas, the publication of our ...

‘Is there life after PhD?’ UCL-Energy PhD students lead successful first Energy Demand in Practice seminar

‘Is there life after PhD?’ UCL-Energy PhD students lead successful first Energy Demand in Practice seminar

In Term 1, PhD students Virginia Gori, Pamela Fennell and Lisa Iszatt organized the first event in the Energy Demand in Practice seminar series. This seminar focused on the different roles and opportunities ...

Nature Climate Change publishes paper by UCL-Energy academics identifying the cost-effectiveness of CO2 emission reductions from passenger aircraft

Nature Climate Change publishes paper by UCL-Energy academics identifying the cost-effectiveness of CO2 emission reductions from passenger aircraft

UCL-Energy senior academic, Professor Andreas Schafer is the lead author on ‘Costs of mitigating CO2 emissions from passenger aircraft’ published by Nature Climate Change. 

UCL-Energy congratulates PhD students Peter Warren, Faye Wade, Samuel Stamp, Ed Sharp, Carrie Behar and Mike Fell on completing their vivas  

UCL-Energy congratulates PhD students Peter Warren, Faye Wade, Samuel Stamp, Ed Sharp, Carrie Behar and Mike Fell on completing their vivas  

Since the end of the 2014/2015 academic year UCL-Energy PhD students Peter Warren, Faye Wade, Samuel Stamp, Carrie Behar and Mike Fell have successfully passed their viva.