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Opticon1826 releases special collection featuring Bartlett PhD Projects

Opticon1826 releases special collection featuring Bartlett PhD Projects

30 October 2014

Opticon1826, UCL’s open access, peer-reviewed journal, has published a special issue dedicated to research on the built environment featuring papers presented at The Bartlett School of Architecture's 2013 PhD Research Projects Conference.

DPU
New UKNA Fellowships for Staff, PhD students & Visiting Scholars, 2015 to 2016

New UKNA Fellowships for Staff, PhD students & Visiting Scholars, 2015 to 2016

29 October 2014

The UKNA consists of over 100 researchers from 13 institutes in Europe, China, India and the United States, and represents the largest academic international network on Asian cities. The UKNA is being funded by a grant awarded by the Marie Curie Actions 'International Research Staff Exchange Scheme' (IRSES), which is ...

ISR
UCL ISR Director Professor Paul Ekins comments on winter power capacity on BBC News

UCL ISR Director Professor Paul Ekins comments on winter power capacity on BBC News

Professor Paul Ekins, Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, appeared on the BBC News Channel on Tuesday 28 October 2014 to discuss winter power capacity.

The story focussed on National Grid ...

The Bartlett
Ebola is a product of a destructive and exploitative global economic system

Ebola is a product of a destructive and exploitative global economic system

Head of the Institute for Global Prosperity Professor Henrietta Moore has contributed to the debate on Ebola's main causes in an article for The Guardian.

The Bartlett
The Bartlett 2050 Leadership Programme open applications

The Bartlett 2050 Leadership Programme open applications

The Bartlett 2015 Leadership programme has opened applications for the 30 positions available in the January cohort.

The Bartlett
The Bartlett announces the 2014-2015 postgraduate teaching assistants

The Bartlett announces the 2014-2015 postgraduate teaching assistants


35 funded postgraduate teaching assistant posts have been filled by new candidates. The 35 positions are funded by The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, and provide additional opportunities for postgarduates to improve ...

DPU
Award for PhD research on indigenous resistance to resource exploitation in Chile

Award for PhD research on indigenous resistance to resource exploitation in Chile

Cristian Olmos has received a prize in appreciation of his work on indigenous communities in the Atacama Desert, Chile. The award was made by the Faculty of Architecture of the Istanbul Technical University ...

The Bartlett
Analysing Smelly Museum Stores

Analysing Smelly Museum Stores

Katherine Curran at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage has recently completed some analysis for The Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge – to investigate a strange smell that they ...

Architecture
Bartlett students and researchers exhibit at Cities Methodologies 2014

Bartlett students and researchers exhibit at Cities Methodologies 2014

Cities Methodologies is an annual exhibition and programme of events showcasing innovative urban research methodologies, led by the UCL Urban Laboratory. The programme represents the breadth of urban research currently being taken out ...

Architecture
The Bartlett at ACADIA 2014

The Bartlett at ACADIA 2014

Bartlett MArch Graduate Architectural Design (GAD) staff and students are participating in  the ACADIA conference this week in Los Angeles. Programme Leader Alisa Andrasek chairs a session on Friday, and tutors Manuel Jimenez ...

Architecture
Bartlett PhD student in MoMA exhibition

Bartlett PhD student in MoMA exhibition

Bartlett Space Syntax Laboratory PhD candidate and teaching assistant Fani Kostourou is exhibiting a project ‘Varanda Products’ as part of the forthcoming exhibition Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities at the Museum ...

CPM
How the world of work runs on networks and networking

How the world of work runs on networks and networking

Professor Michelle Baddeley, professor of economics and finance of the built environment, was interviewed as part of BBC Radio 4's Networking Nation series, airing on 16th and 17th October 2014.

Architecture
Bartlett alum scoops 2014 Stephen Lawrence Prize

Bartlett alum scoops 2014 Stephen Lawrence Prize

Denizen Works, founded by Bartlett alum Murray Kerr in 2011, has won the 2014 Stephen Lawrence Prize for House no.7, a cottage on the Hebridean Isle of Tiree.

The original property was ...

The Bartlett
Professor Henrietta Moore Announces IGP Challenge 2015

Professor Henrietta Moore Announces IGP Challenge 2015


Professor Henrietta Moore has announced the Institute for Global Prosperity Challenge 2015, which gives UCL researchers the opportunity to shape Greater London and to win £1,000.

Architecture
Mobile Studio reveals King's College pop-up

Mobile Studio reveals King's College pop-up

Mobile Studio Architects, the practice of BSc UG 9 tutor Chee-Kit Lai, today (15 October) unveiled a pop up 'folly' for the Arts & Humanities Festival at King’s College London (KCL).

The wooden ...

Architecture
P.E.A.R. no.7 to be launched in partnership with the RA

P.E.A.R. no.7 to be launched in partnership with the RA


Issue no. 7 of P.E.A.R: Paper for Emerging Architectural Research, edited by Bartlett Lecturer Matthew Butcher, will be launched this month in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Arts (RA ...

Planning
Iqbal Hamiduddin participates in Grand Designs Live

Iqbal Hamiduddin participates in Grand Designs Live

Together with Channel 4 Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud and self–build guru Ted Stevens, Iqbal Hamiduddin – BSP Lecturer in Transport Planning and Housing –was a judge for the 2014 ‘Self-Build on a ...

DPU
Learning Lima: Collaborative action-learning through mapping

Learning Lima: Collaborative action-learning through mapping

Learning Lima [www.LearningLima.net] is an action-learning platform set up in September 2012 as a collaborative undertaking between DPU (Adriana Allen and Rita Lambert) and a number of partnering organisations and local ...

DPU
Re-imagining planning central to 2015 World Cities Report

Re-imagining planning central to 2015 World Cities Report

Reinvigorating planning and reinforcing political support for sustainable urban development will be among the key topics in the forthcoming World Cities Report 2015. The report is an important benchmark the lead up to ...

Architecture
KTP funding success - Dr Kerstin Sailer

KTP funding success - Dr Kerstin Sailer

Dr Kerstin Sailer, Lecturer in Complex Buildings at the Bartlett Space Syntax programme, won a grant from Innovate UK (former: Technology Strategy Board) for a two-year 'Knowledge Transfer Partnership' project, where the Bartlett ...

Planning
The BSP raise over £500 for Planning Aid

The BSP raise over £500 for Planning Aid

Earlier this year eleven brave male members of staff from The BSP staff took part in a beard growing competition in aid of charity.  More than £500 was raised for Planning Aid, a ...

Planning
Auckland as a "hyperautomobile" city

Auckland as a "hyperautomobile" city

The BSP's Dr Robin Hickman and the University of Oxford's Prof. David Banister have published an article in the Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning (16, 419-435), titled Hyperautomobility and Governmentality ...

CASA
Explore the Performance of GB Cities with a New Interactive CASA Map

Explore the Performance of GB Cities with a New Interactive CASA Map

CASA researcher Duncan Smith has launched a new interactive website visualising the social, economic and environmental performance of cities in Great Britain. The website, called LuminoCity3D, brings together a range of open data ...

CASA
CASA at the NLA Smarter London Exhibition

CASA at the NLA Smarter London Exhibition

In collaboration with New London Architecture (NLA), CASA have launched an exhibition on Smarter London.  The exhibition explores the increasing role of data, technology and analytics in urban life, and the potential implications ...

The Bartlett
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 ...