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 ...
24 June 2014Climate 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 ...
27 May 2014UCL has submitted a planning application to transform Wates House for The Bartlett School of Architecture.
15 May 2014A 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 ...
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
London ranks poorly for small businesses to make a living
16 October 2014Dr Jessica Ferm (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) says that if conversions from office space into housing continue at their current rate, businesses moving away from the centre of London due to price increases will have fewer relocation options. Read: Financial Times
How the world of work runs on networks and networking
16 October 2014Professor Michelle Baddeley (UCL Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management) discusses how traditional network structures are beneficial in leveraging the weak ties between people but an ideal network wouldn't be discriminatory or exclusive. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Networking Nation' (from 5 mins 12 secs), More: BBC Radio 4 'Nation of Networkers' (from 3 mins 13 secs)
Europe needs gas and Russia needs cash, so expect an energy-fuelled reconciliation
16 October 2014Dr Catalina Spataru and Professor Raimund Bleischwitz (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) looks at whether Europe’s reliance on Russia for gas and Russia’s reliance on Europe for revenue could draw them back together despite the political rhetoric. Read: The Conversation
Ecotricity considers legal challenge over EU go-ahead for Hinkley Point C
13 October 2014Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute) comments on the European commission’s decision to give approval to Hinkley Point C nuclear plant. Read: Guardian