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UCL researchers set to take their research to parliament

UCL researchers set to take their research to parliament

14 March 2014

Sixteen researchers from around UCL have been shortlisted to present their research to a panel of expert judges and over 100 MPs in this year’s SET for Britain competition.
Policies to green the economy must underpin UK recovery: new report

Policies to green the economy must underpin UK recovery: new report

24 February 2014

Floods illustrate the need for urgent action from government to green the economic recovery, in order to address climate change and wider environment and resource issues, says UCL Commission Chair.
Vermeer expert comments on Bafta-nominated film Tim’s Vermeer

Vermeer expert comments on Bafta-nominated film Tim’s Vermeer

24 January 2014

In 2001 Professor Philip Steadman (UCL Energy Institute & UCL Bartlett Schoo of Graduate Studies) published a book called Vermeer's Camera, about the evidence for the great 17th century Dutch painter using a ...
New ‘culture’ needed for better collaborative heritage science research

New ‘culture’ needed for better collaborative heritage science research

15 January 2014

A working culture and longer-term approach to funding that reflects the changing landscape of heritage science is essential for delivering impactful research, a team representing several of the UK’s foremost cultural and ...
The Bartlett School of Architecture announces new director

The Bartlett School of Architecture announces new director

17 December 2013

The Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Bob Sheil as new Director of the School, effective from January 2014. 

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Businesses need better understanding of built environment

14 April 2014

A UCL Bartlett report has found that business leaders need to invest in sustainability and infrastructure in the built environment if they want to remain competitive on a global scale. Read: The Guardian, More: edieEnergy, FMJ

Drive to improve housing can bring unintended consequences

11 April 2014

Clive Shrubsole (UCL Bartlett) looks at how the reduction of household CO2 emissions can have unintended consequences on buildings, inhabitants and the environment. Read: The Conversation

Green or white? Planted or painted roofs can cool buildings

10 April 2014

Gurdane Virk (UCL Bartlett) looks at two potential ways of reducing the urban heat island effect - planted roofs and white painted roofs. Read: The Conversation

Goodbye to the disposable age

09 April 2014

Dr Andy Hudson-Smith (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) and Professor Daniel Miller (UCL Anthropology) discuss how the digital world can alter our ties to physical objects. Read: New Scientist

Navigating cities

09 April 2014

Panos Mavros (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) talks about using brain scanning technology to monitor how blind and partially sighted people emotionally respond to city navigation. Watch: Sky News (from 3 minutes 50 seconds)