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Careers in Sustainable Resources 2015

Careers in Sustainable Resources 2015

12 February 2014 - 12 February 2015

Returning in 2015 for a third year., the UCL ISR careers event is designed to cater for undergraduate and graduate students across UCL with an interest in employment opportunities in resource-related sectors as well as an interest in sustainability.
ISR
Resources:Framed 2015

Resources:Framed 2015

10 November 2014 - 31 March 2015


Returning for a third consecutive year, this year's Resources:Framed Photography Competition celebrates the 2015 launch of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and the UN's commitment to sustainable development and to ensuring the promotion of an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future for our planet and for ...
Architecture
Claire Colebrook – Situating Architecture Lecture Series

Claire Colebrook – Situating Architecture Lecture Series

12 January 2015


The concept of twilight is already at work in the anthropocene, where a certain capacity for the species to view its own end is enabled by destroying the notion that humans are the ...
Planning
Place effects on migrants’ settlement intention in urban China

Place effects on migrants’ settlement intention in urban China

14 January 2015


Speaker: Dr Wenfei Winnie Wang, Lecturer, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
CASA
Peak Car in the City - David Metz

Peak Car in the City - David Metz

14 January 2015

Successful cities attract people. Population densities increase, and the road network cannot cope. So successful cities like London must invest in rail, and car use declines. The share of journeys in London by ...
Architecture
Arthur Ganson – Bartlett International Lecture Series

Arthur Ganson – Bartlett International Lecture Series

14 January 2015

Catalysed by the intersection of invention, engineering and art, Arthur Ganson’s kinetic sculpture takes its form as the machine. Often humorous, they reach toward the sensual and are always an attempt to ...
Planning
Planning for London’s Tech City

Planning for London’s Tech City

20 January 2015

Dr Max Nathan
The What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth and Spatial Economics Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
CASA
The London Housing Market - Neal Hudson

The London Housing Market - Neal Hudson

21 January 2015

Neal Hudson will be talking about how the real estate company Savills uses data and mapping to research and analyse the London housing market. House prices in London have risen by 60% since ...
DPU
Transbordering Latin Americas: Liminal Places, Cultures, and Power (T)Here

Transbordering Latin Americas: Liminal Places, Cultures, and Power (T)Here

21 January 2015

This presentation will discuss transbordering Latin American sociocultural and spatial conditions across the globe and at different scales, from gendered and racialized individuals to national and transnational organizations. Speaking across the “spatial sciences ...
Energy
UCL-Energy seminar: 'How come the lights don't go out more often?', Professor Keith Bell, Scottish Power Professor of Smart Grids, University of Strathclyde

UCL-Energy seminar: 'How come the lights don't go out more often?', Professor Keith Bell, Scottish Power Professor of Smart Grids, University of Strathclyde

27 January 2015

An electric power system is widely recognised as one of the most complex single engineering entities ever built, yet its safe and reliable performance is crucial to modern, industrialised society. Its operation depends ...
Planning
Housing Inequalities and the 1%

Housing Inequalities and the 1%

29 January 2015

Within the last year housing prices have risen in London by roughly 20%. Rents have also risen to new highs of £770 a month on average, £1162 in London, increasing at one point ...
CASA
What is an Urban Energy System? - James Keirstead

What is an Urban Energy System? - James Keirstead

04 February 2015

That cities account over half of the world's population is now a well-known fact.  But our understanding of how cities use energy is still an emerging field, both at the scale of ...
Energy
Careers in Energy 2015

Careers in Energy 2015

10 February 2015

Forming part of UCL's "Get into the Environment Sector Themed Week” to be held in February 2015, the UCL Energy Institute and UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources will be holding our third ...