19 April 2013What sounds make up London’s global university? UCL Communications has announced the winners of its ‘Sounds of UCL’ competition, which invited staff and students to capture ambient audio clips that reflect the ...
26 March 2013UCL researchers are invited to submit funding proposals to run collaborative science and/or technology workshops as part of the UCL–French Embassy partnership.
20 March 2013The Bartlett Postgraduate Open Day will be held on Wednesday 27 March in the South Cloisters and Garden Room. It is an opportunity for prospective students to meet course directors, faculty academics and ...
13 March 2013UCL guidelines on open access and a publishing guide are available to UCL researchers.
07 March 2013The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment, is offering MSc, MA or MArch students 20 scholarships, each worth £5,000, to be used as partial fee remittance for study in 2013 ...
Social media use raises questions of ethical guidance for researchers
16 May 2013“I’m not keen on having to put new online ethics guidelines in place because as soon as you do, the world will shift yet again,” says Dr Andy Hudson-Smith (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysi). Read: Research Fortnight
Skateboarders form village green preservation society for Southbank
10 May 2013Professor Iain Borden (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) comments on attempts to declare the skate park at the Southbank Centre a village green in response to plans to redevelop it into retail units. Read: Guardian More: Sunday People (no link)
What can UK learn from Spanish high speed rail?
08 May 2013"It's very difficult to prove a link between building high speed rail lines and closing regional inequalities," said Professor John Tomaney (UCL Bartlett School of Planning). Read: BBC
London leads way but overhaul needed first
23 April 2013London franchises the bus service to various operators with strict control over service levels. "I think there's general agreement that the London model... has worked brilliantly," said Sir Peter Hall (UCL Bartlett School of Planning). Read: Strait Times (£)
The pleasures and perils of the open-plan office
28 March 2013"A lot of open-plan offices are just rows of people only working at their computers. And people don't want to be there," says Professor Alexi Marmot (UCL Bartlett). Read: BBC News