07 November 2014London and other cities in Britain could be made safer for cyclists finds a study by researchers at UCL and Loughborough University. The report commissioned by Transport for London (TfL), makes recommendations which ...
05 November 2014A new book bursting with London maps and infographics, published last week, is the result of a year of intense work by Dr James Cheshire (UCL Geography) and designer Oliver Uberti.
03 November 2014UCL welcomes the news that two major academic publishers are tackling the issue of subscription costs and the level of article-processing charges (APCs).
12 August 2014Student satisfaction at UCL has risen by 2%, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results.
31 July 2014Today 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 ...
City’s former planning chief on why London is ‘unplannable’
20 November 2014Professor Peter Rees (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) takes a boat trip on the Thames to point out the highs and lows of the capital’s changing skyline. Watch: Financial Times
Nuclear plants closure bill to reach $100bn
12 November 2014Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute) says that the International Energy Agency’s $100bn estimate for closing down and cleaning up the world’s nuclear reactors is only for decommissioning and does not include the costs of permanent waste disposal. Read: Financial Times
Fracking won't cut bills and ministers 'oversold' shale gas benefits
12 November 2014A report co-authored by Dr Christophe McGlade (UCL Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources) warns that fracking won’t cut energy bills and ministers have “oversold” the benefits of UK shale gas exploration. Read: Telegraph, More: Guardian, Northern Echo
03 November 2014Professor Michael Grubb (UCL Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources) discusses the latest IPCC report on climate change. Listen: BBC Radio 5 live ‘Sunday Breakfast’ (from 1 hour 18 mins)
Supplies of rare earth materials are still far from secure
21 October 2014Professor Raimund Bleischwitz (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) says: “Materials essential for technology products such as electric vehicles, wind turbines or hard disks, known as rare earth elements, aren’t becoming any less rare, or any less crucial”. Read: The Conversation