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The Bartlett confirmed as built environment research heavyweight in the Government’s Research Excellence Framework

The Bartlett confirmed as built environment research heavyweight in the Government’s Research Excellence Framework

18 December 2014


The Bartlett has the most world-leading research in its field in the UK, according to the Government’s Research Excellence Framework (REF2014). As one of UCL’s ten faculties, The Bartlett’s performance ...
If women built cities, what would our urban landscape look like?

If women built cities, what would our urban landscape look like?

05 December 2014

Bartlett academics Yasminah Beebeejaun, Kate Henderson and Caren Levy were interviewed in a recent article on gender and planning which appeared in the Guardian.
BSP students explore south Blackpool regeneration

BSP students explore south Blackpool regeneration

Thirty MSc students from The Bartlett School of Planning are examining how improvements to the South Fylde railway line could benefit the area around Blackpool South station.
The BSP's Valentina Giordano says the UK job market is more meritocratic than in her native Italy

The BSP's Valentina Giordano says the UK job market is more meritocratic than in her native Italy

In a recent interview with the Guardian, Valentina Giordano, Research Associate at the Bartlett School of Planning, discusses the relative merits of the UK job market for built environment professionals. 

Iqbal Hamiduddin participates in Grand Designs Live

Together with Channel 4 Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud and self–build guru Ted Stevens, Iqbal Hamiduddin – BSP Lecturer in Transport Planning and Housing –was a judge for the 2014 ‘Self-Build on a ...

The BSP raise over £500 for Planning Aid

Earlier this year eleven brave male members of staff from The BSP staff took part in a beard growing competition in aid of charity.  More than £500 was raised for Planning Aid, a ...

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Bartlett Ambassadors Introductory Session

Bartlett Ambassadors Introductory Session

28 January 2015

Become a volunteer Bartlett Ambassador after graduation. Make connections in your home region, develop your CV, and form part of a global network. If you are a current postgraduate student in your final ...
Complex Megaprojects and Systems and Decision-making: Recent advances in US infrastructure appraisal and related issues

Complex Megaprojects and Systems and Decision-making: Recent advances in US infrastructure appraisal and related issues

28 January 2015

Dr David Wimberly
Director General /Senior Scientist
Eurisko Institute, Tallahassee
Housing Inequalities and the 1%

Housing Inequalities and the 1%

29 January 2015

Within the last year housing prices have risen in London by roughly 20%. Rents have also risen to new highs of £770 a month on average, £1162 in London, increasing at one point ...
The Kings Cross Redevelopment Story: Looking back at the how and why of a London mega urban redevelopment project

The Kings Cross Redevelopment Story: Looking back at the how and why of a London mega urban redevelopment project

04 February 2015

Prof. Peter Bishop
Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
Tracing Modes of Mega
Infrastructure Financing and their Effects on Cities:  A Review of the Australian Experience

Tracing Modes of Mega Infrastructure Financing and their Effects on Cities:  A Review of the Australian Experience

11 February 2015

Prof. Phillip O'Neill
Director, Centre for the Development of Western Sydney
University of Western Sydney
Places, property and prices: Everything that
planners need to know about global real estate markets

Places, property and prices: Everything that planners need to know about global real estate markets

26 February 2015

The question we should be asking ourselves now is not whether good planning can add value (economic. social and environmental) to the built environment but what stops it from happening in so many ...
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