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Everyday Infrastructures in Medellin Explored in New summerLab Report

Everyday Infrastructures in Medellin Explored in New summerLab Report

20 November 2014

While the DPU summerLab team is working hard toward the release of the upcoming 2014 series pamphlet, our partners in Medellin have just published their report!

Energy
Mexican Ministry of Energy Fellowships with UCL Energy Institute

Mexican Ministry of Energy Fellowships with UCL Energy Institute

17 November 2014

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 will work alongside UCL-Energy staff on a number of research energy-related topics.  

Research topics could be related ...

CASA
CASA Bake Off Children in Need Winner Revealed

CASA Bake Off Children in Need Winner Revealed

The voting has finished and the cash has been counted and we can reveal the total raised for Children in Need for our CASA Bake Off today was £167.50.

CASA
Missing Maps Party

Missing Maps Party



On Friday 7th November, various members of the CASA team were involved in a Guardian hosted Missing Maps party – one of a number across the world organised by Medecins Sans Frontieres.

The premise ...

DPU
Making Sense of HIV/AIDs in Informal Settlements in sub-Saharan Africa

Making Sense of HIV/AIDs in Informal Settlements in sub-Saharan Africa

From 30th – 31st October 2014, we hosted a workshop which focused on  Conceptualising the interactions between HIV and AIDS and urban informal settlements in eastern and southern African cities. This workshop was part ...

Architecture
Bartlett success at  2014 RIBA President's Awards for Research

Bartlett success at 2014 RIBA President's Awards for Research

We are delighted to announce that Dr Barbara Penner from The Bartlett School of Architecture has won the prestigious RIBA President's Award for Research in the category of 'Outstanding University-led Research' for ...

Architecture
Bartlett Chair curates two major European shows on Frank Gehry

Bartlett Chair curates two major European shows on Frank Gehry

Frédéric Migayrou Chair and Professor of Architecture at The Bartlett School of Architecture, has curated two major shows on American architect Frank Gehry to mark the opening of Gehry's most ...

ISR
ESRC funds international collaboration project with China on the Green Economy

ESRC funds international collaboration project with China on the Green Economy

ESRC has announced funding for a UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources-led international collaborative project on the green economy.

Energy
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 ...

Energy
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 ...

Architecture
P.E.A.R. VII – Meaning in Material

P.E.A.R. VII – Meaning in Material


P.E.A.R. (Paper for Emerging Architectural Research) has launched its seventh issue: Meaning in Material. This issue, edited by Bartlett Lecturer Matthew Butcher and developed in collaboration with the Royal Academy ...

ISR
UKERC: Gas can be a bridge to a
low-carbon future

UKERC: Gas can be a bridge to a low-carbon future

Major new research by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) suggests that gas could play an important role as a ‘bridging fuel’ to a low-carbon economy, but warns that it won’t be ...

CPM
C&PM academics win RICS funding for research on BIM and collaborative working

C&PM academics win RICS funding for research on BIM and collaborative working

Professor Michelle Baddeley and Dr Chen-Yu Chang from The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management have won funding from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Research Trust.

The Bartlett
A Toolkit for Weatherproofing Urban Homes in a Climate of Change

A Toolkit for Weatherproofing Urban Homes in a Climate of Change

UCL IEDE lecturer Anna Mavrogianni is to present at RE.WORK Future Cities summit, held in London on 04-05 December 2014. The talk will present a series of tools and methodological frameworks developed ...

The Bartlett
UCL IEDE Lecturer delivers keynote speech at 'Sustainable Lighting and Light Pollution' conference in Seoul, South Korea

UCL IEDE Lecturer delivers keynote speech at 'Sustainable Lighting and Light Pollution' conference in Seoul, South Korea

At the opening of the First International Conference for Sustainable Lighting and Light Pollution, in Seoul, South Korea, a Keynote was delivered by Dr Kevin Mansfield of UCL IEDE.

The Bartlett
CIBSE Technical Symposium 2015 - 'Simple buildings, better buildings? - Delivering performance through engineered solutions'

CIBSE Technical Symposium 2015 - 'Simple buildings, better buildings? - Delivering performance through engineered solutions'

The CIBSE Technical Symposium 2015, 'Simple buildings, better buildings? - Delivering performance through engineered solutions' will be held on Thursday 16 - Friday 17 April 2015 at University College London.

Chaired by UCL IEDE teaching ...

The Bartlett
UCL Professors meet alumni in Singapore

UCL Professors meet alumni in Singapore

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

Energy
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 ...

Architecture
Bartlett graduates in Futures in the Making exhibition

Bartlett graduates in Futures in the Making exhibition

Recent Bartlett MArch Architecture graduates Sandra Youkhana and Alastair Browning have been selected to display their work in this year's Architecture Foundation (AF) Futures in the Making exhibition, showing from 13 – 28 ...

Planning
The BSP's Valentina Giordano says the UK job market is more meritocratic than in her native Italy

The BSP's Valentina Giordano says the UK job market is more meritocratic than in her native Italy

In a recent interview with the Guardian, Valentina Giordano, Research Associate at the Bartlett School of Planning, discusses the relative merits of the UK job market for built environment professionals. 

Architecture
CJ Lim's Food City tops bestsellers list

CJ Lim's Food City tops bestsellers list

Food City, a new book by Professor CJ Lim is number 1 on Routledge's 2014 Bestsellers list. This is his third book to achieve the top spot, past books include Smartcities and ...

DPU
Building Knowledge for Peri-Urban Planning Practices

Building Knowledge for Peri-Urban Planning Practices

We are continuing our tradition of research in the peri-urban interface through several new initiatives, including some seed-funding recently awarded by the International Social Sciences Research Council. In the context of urbanisation and ...

Architecture
GAD graduates exhibit in Sto Werkstatt exhibition

GAD graduates exhibit in Sto Werkstatt exhibition

Graduates from the Bartlett School of Architecture's MArch GAD (Graduate Architectural Design) programme are exhibiting their work in Staring at the Sun, a groundbreaking new exhibition curated by Sto Werkstatt open until ...

The Bartlett
The effects of thermal conditions and indoor air quality on health, comfort and cognitive performance of students

The effects of thermal conditions and indoor air quality on health, comfort and cognitive performance of students

Researchers from the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, along with the Institute of Education, have released a report which evaluates the strength and consistency of current evidence indicating that there is ...

Architecture
ScanLAB collaborate with Vivienne Westwood

ScanLAB collaborate with Vivienne Westwood

ScanLAB, the studio of Bartlett School of Architecture alumni Matthew Shaw and William Trossell, has worked with fashion brand Vivienne Westwood to produce the first fashion shoot created with 3D laser scanners instead ...