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.
13 December 2013A striking image showing the spiral structure of heart muscle fibres in minute detail is the overall winner of this year’s Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research competition, run by ...
Peter Rees takes up a professorship at UCL
10 March 2014Peter Rees will become Professor of Places and City Planning at UCL after 29 years as the City of London Corporation’s City Planning Officer. Read: Independent, More: Evening Standard, UCL News
Less talk, more walk required to green the economy
24 February 2014Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute) discusses green economy and what actions need to be taken for it's implementation. Read: The Conversation
Cabinet meetings over North Sea oil and gas
24 February 2014Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute) discusses proposed changes to the UK's oil and gas industry. Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live 'Wake up to Money' (from 7 minutes)
“Like looking at an absolute truth” – the beauty of equations
13 February 2014Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) discusses how mathematicians see the same beauty in complex figures and numbers as they do in art and what she sees as a ‘beautiful’ equation. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Newshour’
A Toilet for the 21st Century
12 February 2014Dr Barbara Penner (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) and Dr Sarah Bell (UCL Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) discuss ways to allow everyone to have access to safe, clean, environmentally friendly toilets. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Costing the Earth’ (from 7 mins)