14 March 2014Sixteen 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.
24 February 2014Floods 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.
24 January 2014In 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 ...
15 January 2014A 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 ...
17 December 2013The 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.
Businesses need better understanding of built environment
14 April 2014A 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 2014Clive 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 2014Gurdane 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 2014Dr 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
09 April 2014Panos 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)