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National Student Survey: improvement in student satisfaction

National Student Survey: improvement in student satisfaction

12 August 2014

Student satisfaction at UCL has risen by 2%, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results.
A tribute to Professor Sir Peter Hall (1932-2014)

A tribute to Professor Sir Peter Hall (1932-2014)

31 July 2014

Today we received with sadness the news of the passing of our dear colleague, friend, and outstanding planner and academic, Professor Sir Peter Hall. Please find a tribute to Professor Sir Peter Hall ...
Climate scientists need professional body, says UCL policy commission

Climate scientists need professional body, says UCL policy commission

24 June 2014

Climate scientists need to establish a professional body to help define their roles, values and practices to satisfy society’s needs, and to provide guidance to improve their training and development, according to ...
UCL submits plans to transform Wates House

UCL submits plans to transform Wates House

27 May 2014

UCL has submitted a planning application to transform Wates House for The Bartlett School of Architecture.
Prominent social theorist to head new UCL Institute for Global Prosperity

Prominent social theorist to head new UCL Institute for Global Prosperity

15 May 2014

A bold bid to uncover an alternative to the current failed model of economic growth is being launched via the establishment of a new UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, led by the renowned ...

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Megaprojects revolution

11 September 2014

Professor Andrew Davies (UCL Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management) explains how Heathrow T5 and Crossrail have helped transform the way we design and deliver infrastructure megaprojects in the UK. Read: Times

Meeting emissions target will create jobs

10 September 2014

Research conducted by Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute) and Cambridge Econometrics has found that meeting targets to cut carbon from the power sector, transport, homes and businesses could reduce imports of oil and gas by £8.5bn a year by 2030. Read: Daily Mail, More: Belfast Telegraph

Where in the UK do people swear most on Twitter?

10 September 2014

A study by Dr Hannah Fry and Dr Ed Manley (UCL CASA) has revealed which areas of the UK Twitter users are most likely to swear in their posts. Read: BBC News, More: Independent, Guardian, Metro, Belfast Telegraph, The Hindu, Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Future Proof' (from 30 mins 35 secs)

Qatari investment gives London developments a fillip

08 September 2014

Professor Peter Bishop (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) says Qatari investments in major London developments are having a beneficial impact on improving areas of capital such as the South Bank and the East End. Read: Gulf Times

Mexican energy reform may be a bridge to a low carbon economy – or a fossil fuel past

04 September 2014

Baltazar Solano Rodriguez (UCL Energy Institute) explains Mexico’s new energy reforms, which include opening deep-water oil and shale fields to foreign investment, as well as liberalising Mexico’s electricity industry. Read: The Conversation