23 June 2015The threat to human health from climate change is so great that it could undermine the last fifty years of gains in development and global health, according to a major new UCL-led Commission ...
17 March 2015This month sees the launch of PanoptiCam, an online camera that streams the live view from Jeremy Bentham’s auto-icon in the South Cloisters.
07 January 2015A third of oil reserves, half of gas reserves and over 80% of current coal reserves globally should remain in the ground and not be used before 2050 if global warming is to ...
18 December 2014
12 December 2014A striking image demonstrating the science behind a flock of starlings in flight has been announced as the winner of this year’s Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research competition, run ...
Why onshore wind isn’t as cheap as it should be in the UK
24 June 2015Andrew Smith (UCL Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources) examines the steps the UK can take to make onshore wind power the country’s cheapest renewable. Read: The Conversation
Climate change threatens 50 years of progress in global health
23 June 2015The second report by the UCL-Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change suggests that climate change threatens to undermine half a century of progress in global health. Read: Guardian, More: Independent, Telegraph, Daily Express, Financial Times, Mirror, Daily Mail, Guardian (2), Express & Star, Reuters, NY Times, Washington Post, TIME, Huffington Post, New Scientist, The Engineer, UCL News
Bartlett dean warns developers are in danger of repeating mistakes of 1960s
15 June 2015Professor Alan Penn (UCL Built Environment Faculty Office) is leading a parliamentary inquiry into the positive effect design can have on human behaviour. Read: Building Design, More: Building Design (2)
Marshall Islands, the flag for many ships, seeks to rein in emissions
04 June 2015Dr Tristan Smith (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources) says the designs of ship parts like the propeller, the hull and the engine are likely to become more efficient. Read: New York Times
Couples who regularly complain last longer
04 June 2015Speaking at the Cheltenham Science Festival, Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) says that couples with a low negativity-threshold tend to stay together longer. Read: Daily Mail