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Bartlett student among AJ Small Projects 2016 finalists

Bartlett student among AJ Small Projects 2016 finalists

13 February 2016

Charlie Redman, an MArch Architecture student at UCL's Bartlett School of Architecture, has been shortlisted for this year's AJ Small Projects Awards for his student project, 'Welcoming Shelter'. 

Developed as part of Charlie's BSc Architecture Part I at The Bartlett, Welcoming Shelter is a kinetic structure providing ...

Architecture
Architecture graduate wins Posters in Parliament research prize

Architecture graduate wins Posters in Parliament research prize

13 February 2016

Amanda Campbell, who graduated in 2015 from the The Bartlett School of Architecture's Architectural & Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS) programme, has won first prize in a national competition for her research on a biodegradable tent for music festivals.

The annual Posters In Parliament exhibition is an opportunity for students to present ...

Architecture
Archio shortlisted for Young Architect of the Year Award

Archio shortlisted for Young Architect of the Year Award

Archio, the practice of Bartlett School of Architecture alum Kyle Buchanan, has been shortlisted for this year's BD Young Architect of the Year Award (YAYA). The award recognises the most promising new ...

Energy
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 ...

The Bartlett
The Bartlett wins at the Provost's Public Engagement Awards

The Bartlett wins at the Provost's Public Engagement Awards

The Bartlett is delighted to announce that Dr Alexandre Apsan Frediani (Development Planning Unit) and Dr Martin Zaltz Austwick (Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) won at the Provost's Awards for Public Engagement ...

CASA
Martin Zaltz Austwick wins Institutional Leadership award at UCL

Martin Zaltz Austwick wins Institutional Leadership award at UCL

We are delighted to announce that our very own Dr Martin Zaltz Austwick has won the prestigious Provost's Public Engagement Award for Institutional Leadership 2016.

Energy
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 ...

DPU
Paradoxical integration: Is social integration the approach for connecting refugees and asylum seekers to cities?

Paradoxical integration: Is social integration the approach for connecting refugees and asylum seekers to cities?

In the face of increasing forced migration, cities have the imperative to deal with refugees and asylum seekers. Their presence in contemporary European cities challenges the ability to create inclusive communities. In this ...

Architecture
Call for Works – Drawing Futures 2016

Call for Works – Drawing Futures 2016

Drawing Futures, the international peer-reviewed conference on speculative drawing for art and architecture taking place on 10 –11 November 2016 at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, has today launched a call for ...

Architecture
Bartlett School of Architecture launches Drawing Futures 2016

Bartlett School of Architecture launches Drawing Futures 2016

The Bartlett School of Architecture have announced a new international peer-reviewed conference on speculative drawing for art and architecture. Chaired by Professor Frédéric Migayrou, Laura Allen and Luke Pearson, the inaugural ...

The Bartlett
Henrietta Moore announced as member of Defra Science Advisory Council

Henrietta Moore announced as member of Defra Science Advisory Council

Director of IGP Professor Henrietta Moore has begun her appointment as a member of the Science Advisory Council for the UK Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra). Professor Moore will join ...

Energy
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.

DPU
“Resilient Barrios Altos” workshop begins in Lima

“Resilient Barrios Altos” workshop begins in Lima

The Workshop "Resilient Barrios Altos" held by the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería (UNI) has begun in Lima and will continue through the month of February. This workshop was brought about by an ...

The Bartlett
The Bartlett Enterprise Development Fund is now open

The Bartlett Enterprise Development Fund is now open

The Bartlett Enterprise Development Fund (BEDF) provides funding for activities that generate, or support enterprise collaborations, impact-related activities, and life learning initiatives. Projects should demonstrate measurable impact to all partners, and a clear ...

The Bartlett
My Perfect Country airs on BBC World Service

My Perfect Country airs on BBC World Service

The first episode of My Perfect Country airs for the first time on Thursday 4 February on BBC World Service at 8pm GMT. The episode is also available to listen to on the ...

Heritage
New UCL ISH research explores the chemistry of dusty books

New UCL ISH research explores the chemistry of dusty books

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a dusty surface in a museum must be in need of cleaning. We all agree that dust is not aesthetically pleasing, and for this reason, we ...

Architecture
Bartlett School of Architecture celebrates topping out of 22 Gordon Street

Bartlett School of Architecture celebrates topping out of 22 Gordon Street

The Bartlett School of Architecture, contractors Gilbert-Ash (GA), architects Hawkins\Brown and UCL last week celebrated reaching a significant milestone in the refurbishment of 22 Gordon Street (formerly Wates House) with a topping ...

ISR
Can Our Economies Grow Forever? - Paul Ekins TedxUCL Talk

Can Our Economies Grow Forever? - Paul Ekins TedxUCL Talk


As human economies grow, they use more and more natural resources and increase their impacts of the environment. The question arises as to whether continuing economic growth is a realistic objective on a ...

Architecture
Grayson Perry launches Bartlett 175

Grayson Perry launches Bartlett 175

Artist Grayson Perry delivered the first ever Donaldson Lecture before a packed  audience at Conway Hall on 13 January 2016, launching a programme of special events celebrating 175 years of architectural education at ...

DPU
Mapping Food Safety and Environmental Hazards

Mapping Food Safety and Environmental Hazards

The Urban Zoonoses research project is investigating the effects of close interactions between people and animals in urban and peri-urban Nairobi on the spread of pathogens such as Escherichia coli, Campylobacter and Salmonella ...

Energy
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 ...

ISR
UCL ISR Director Joins Colleagues in Warning Over EU Exit

UCL ISR Director Joins Colleagues in Warning Over EU Exit

Prof Paul Ekins OBE, Professor of Resource and Environmental Economics and Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, has joined colleagues from a range of environmental fields in warning the UK government ...

DPU
Formal Launching of the Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre (SLURC)

Formal Launching of the Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre (SLURC)

The Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre (SLURC) was formally launched on Wednesday 27th January 2016 at the SLURC Office in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The Centre is intended to produce useful knowledge on ...

Energy
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 ...