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 ...
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.
Building on the boundaries
20 February 2015Professor Michael Hebbert (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) says that when constructing buildings, London boroughs frequently neglect their edges in favour of the middles. Read: Economist (£)
Maths and marriage
16 February 2015Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) explains what maths and marriage have in common. Listen: BBC Radio 5 live '5 live Science' (from 53 mins 21 secs)
London's record-high population creates real estate challenges
11 February 2015Professor Michael Batty (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) says London is facing a major housing crisis, due in part to the burgeoning population. Read: CBC
London's population hits 8.6m record high
02 February 2015Professor Michael Batty (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) explains how London’s population has changed since 1939. Read: BBC News, Listen: BBC London 94.9 'Breakfast' (from 1 hour 19 mins), More: London 94.9 'Robert Elms' (from 1 hour)
Looking for love in all the wrong equations
02 February 2015Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) explains how mathematical modelling underpins everything - from the possibility of finding a partner to the number of sexual partners we have in a lifetime. Read: Guardian, More: Sunday Times (£), BBC News, Daily Mail, The Australian (£)