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UCL Energy Institute continues to grow in 2014

UCL Energy Institute continues to grow in 2014

18 December 2014

The UCL Energy Institute (UCL-Energy) continued to grow its international reputation in 2014 with further successes in teaching, research and its partnerships.

UCL Energy Institute contributes to Bartlett REF 2014 success

UCL Energy Institute contributes to Bartlett REF 2014 success

18 December 2014

UCL Energy Institute is proud to have contributed to The Bartlett and UCL’s excellent results in the REF2014.

Blog: Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty: Jim Watson Discusses The Future of UK Carbon Reductions at UCL

Blog: Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty: Jim Watson Discusses The Future of UK Carbon Reductions at UCL

This December, Professor Jim Watson spoke at UCL on the topic of decision-making in the face of uncertainty. As the lead author of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) synthesis reportUK Energy ...

PhD Studentship in Transport Analysis

PhD Studentship in Transport Analysis

The UCL Energy Institute invites applications for a fully funded (UK/EU fees plus stipend) 3.5-year PhD studentship funded under the EPSRC’s DTG programme. We are looking to fund thesis topics ...

CarbonBuzz review

CarbonBuzz review

UCL-Energy has recently conducted the latest of a series of reviews of the data contained in the CarbonBuzz data set (www.carbonbuzz.org).  The review shows a marked difference in actual energy use ...

Blog: Would you let your energy supplier turn off your heating?

Blog: Would you let your energy supplier turn off your heating?

UCL-Energy PhD student Mike Fell has written for the UCL-Energy blog, giving the background to a recent co-authored paper which explores what people think about efforts to influence when they use electricity:

EPSRC visit the UCL Energy Institute

EPSRC visit the UCL Energy Institute

On Friday 28 November 2014, the EPSRC visited UCL Energy to host a workshop discussing future directions for Energy research funding. Around 50 delegates from across UCL attended the day which included seminars ...

UCL Energy Institute participates in Prince Charles round table on energy and climate change in Mexico

UCL Energy Institute participates in Prince Charles round table on energy and climate change in Mexico

In November 2014 Baltazar Solano Rodriguez, Research Associate at UCL-Energy, took part in a high level round table on Mexico’s energy future within the context of global climate change. The event was ...

Mexican Ministry of Energy Fellowships with UCL Energy Institute

Mexican Ministry of Energy Fellowships with UCL Energy Institute

The UCL Energy Institute, in partnership with the Mexican Ministry of Energy (SENER), are pleased to announce a call for Energy Post-Doctoral Fellowships. UCL-Energy will be looking to host 3 post-doctoral fellowships that ...

UCL-Energy researchers work with Energy Savings Trust to develop model for National Grid

UCL-Energy researchers work with Energy Savings Trust to develop model for National Grid

Mark Barrett and Catalina Spataru of the UCL Energy Institute are working with the Energy Saving Trust to develop a half hourly model, with the physical model core based on DEAM. National Grid ...

UCL research casts doubts over insulating effect of brick and stone walls

UCL research casts doubts over insulating effect of brick and stone walls

The UK buildings industry has spent decades working with the assumption that the thermal performance of a brick wall was well-measured and could broadly represent real world conditions.  Work by UCL researchers, however ...

UCL Professors meet alumni in Singapore

UCL Professors meet alumni in Singapore

Professor Tadj Oreszczyn of UCL-Energy and Professor Mike Davies of UCL IEDE have been meeting UCL alumni in Singapore as part of their visit to the MSc Facility and Environment Management course run ...

Join us: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources Institute Administrator

Join us: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources Institute Administrator

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources consists of four institutes: UCL Energy Institute, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, Institute for Sustainable Heritage (ISH) and Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (IEDE ...

Join us: Three lecturer positions open at UCL-Energy and UCL ISR

Join us: Three lecturer positions open at UCL-Energy and UCL ISR

The UCL Energy Institute and the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources are partner institutes with over 18 faculty, 50 research staff, 40 PhDs and 80 Masters students. With a research portfolio over £35m ...

Calling all business leaders – join the Mayor of London’s Business Energy Challenge

Calling all business leaders – join the Mayor of London’s Business Energy Challenge

We are pleased to draw your attention to the launch of a new energy challenge which has been developed with the help of experts from UCL-Energy:

UCL researchers provide evidence for report on potential benefits that energy efficiency has on health

UCL researchers provide evidence for report on potential benefits that energy efficiency has on health

A recent IEA report ‘Capturing the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency’ has gathered together evidence on the multiple benefits of undertaking actions to improve energy efficiency.  Multiple benefits of energy efficiency expands the ...

Venice Biennale 2014

Venice Biennale 2014

Carrie Behar, PhD student at UCL-Energy, was awarded a travel award by the LoLo CDT to visit people or places of relevance to her work.

Sustainable gardening at the UCL Energy Institute

Sustainable gardening at the UCL Energy Institute

Permission has been granted to transform two courtyards at Central House into sustainable garden areas. The project will focus on increasing local biodiversity and adding links to the London wildlife corridor.

Professors Bob Lowe and Neil Strachan appointed as new Directors of UCL Energy Institute

Professors Bob Lowe and Neil Strachan appointed as new Directors of UCL Energy Institute

The UCL Energy Institute is now five years old,  during this period it has become a world leading centre for energy systems and energy demand research and postgraduate teaching. The success of the ...

Professor Tadj Oreszczyn becomes Director of The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources

Professor Tadj Oreszczyn becomes Director of The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources

The Bartlett, UCL's Faculty of the Built Environment have confirmed the appointment of Prof. Tadj Oresczcyn as Director of the School of Environment, Energy and Resources. Tadj will be stepping down as ...

EU Energy Efficiency target should be more ambitious and legally binding say leading energy demand researchers

EU Energy Efficiency target should be more ambitious and legally binding say leading energy demand researchers

The European Commission’s proposed energy efficiency target announced today is insufficient and should remain at the level of 40% originally considered say a leading group of researchers from the UK Research Council ...

wholeSEM celebrates first birthday

wholeSEM celebrates first birthday

The whole systems energy modelling consortium (wholeSEM) celebrated a successful first year by holding their inaugural Annual Conference on 8th & 9th July at the Royal Academy of Engineering. The conference brought together stakeholders ...

Director's introduction to the summer 2014 newsletter

Director's introduction to the summer 2014 newsletter

Having just returned from working on a Lancet Commission report 'Climate Crisis: Emergency Actions to Protect Human Health' in smog ridden Beijing, the impact of energy use both at a local and global ...

Lancet Commission on Climate Change and Health hold second meeting in Beijing

Lancet Commission on Climate Change and Health hold second meeting in Beijing

From the July 8-10th, 2014, the Lancet Commission on Climate Change and Health held its second meeting along with a public event held in the evening of the 9th, at Tsinghua University in ...