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Two new PhD Studentship Opportunities at UCL ISR

Two new PhD Studentship Opportunities at UCL ISR

18 December 2014

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources invites applications for two new fully-funded PhDs to commence in 2015.

Architecture
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 Faculty of the Built Environment 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 directly contributed to the institution’s overall success and its confirmation as ...

ISR
UCL ISR continues to grow in 2014

UCL ISR continues to grow in 2014

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (UCL ISR) continued to grow its international reputation in 2014 with further successes in teaching, research and its partnerships. 

Energy
UCL Energy Institute continues to grow in 2014

UCL Energy Institute continues to grow in 2014

The UCL Energy Institute (UCL-Energy) continued to grow its international reputation in 2014 with further successes in teaching, research and its partnerships.

Energy
UCL Energy Institute contributes to Bartlett REF 2014 success

UCL Energy Institute contributes to Bartlett REF 2014 success

UCL Energy Institute is proud to have contributed to The Bartlett and UCL’s excellent results in the REF2014.

ISR
UCL ISR Contributes to Bartlett REF2014 Results

UCL ISR Contributes to Bartlett REF2014 Results

UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources is proud to have contributed to The Bartlett and UCL’s excellent results in the REF2014.

The Bartlett
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


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 ...

Energy
Blog: Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty: Jim Watson Discusses The Future of UK Carbon Reductions at UCL

Blog: Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty: Jim Watson Discusses The Future of UK Carbon Reductions at UCL

This December, Professor Jim Watson spoke at UCL on the topic of decision-making in the face of uncertainty. As the lead author of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) synthesis reportUK Energy ...

DPU
Reflections on COP 20 - or was it COP -10?

Reflections on COP 20 - or was it COP -10?

The 20th Conference of Parties in Lima represents the latest attempts by national governments from across the world to define a common purpose, enshrined in legislation, to combat the growing perils of climate ...

Energy
PhD Studentship in Transport Analysis

PhD Studentship in Transport Analysis

The UCL Energy Institute invites applications for a fully funded (UK/EU fees plus stipend) 3.5-year PhD studentship funded under the EPSRC’s DTG programme. We are looking to fund thesis topics ...

Energy
CarbonBuzz review

CarbonBuzz review

UCL-Energy has recently conducted the latest of a series of reviews of the data contained in the CarbonBuzz data set (www.carbonbuzz.org).  The review shows a marked difference in actual energy use ...

The Bartlett
3x4 - Exploring metaspace platforms for inclusive future cities

3x4 - Exploring metaspace platforms for inclusive future cities

In Indian megacities such as Delhi and Mumbai, more than 50% of the population lives in informal settlements. 3x4 metres is the plot size provided in some resettlement colonies, a government initiative which ...

Architecture
New Urban Design Bursary from Foster+Partners awarded

New Urban Design Bursary from Foster+Partners awarded

The second in a new series of Urban Design Bursaries sponsored by Foster+Partners has been awarded to B-Pro MArch Urban Design student Eleftherios Sergios. 

DPU
Climate Change Governance in Cities: Why Experimentation is Essential

Climate Change Governance in Cities: Why Experimentation is Essential

An Urban Politics of Climate Change, a timely new book by Vanesa Castán Broto and co-authors Harriet Bulkeley and Gareth Edwards, is now available. The book looks in detail at how experimentation ...

Energy
Blog: Would you let your energy supplier turn off your heating?

Blog: Would you let your energy supplier turn off your heating?

UCL-Energy PhD student Mike Fell has written for the UCL-Energy blog, giving the background to a recent co-authored paper which explores what people think about efforts to influence when they use electricity:

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

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

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

Architecture
Asif Khan shortlisted for Guggenheim Helsinki competition

Asif Khan shortlisted for Guggenheim Helsinki competition

Bartlett alum Asif Khan has been shortlisted for the Guggenheim Helsinki design competition. Khan is the only UK finalist among the six emerging practices shortlisted from a record 1715 entries from 75 countries. 

DPU
From Consensus to Representation: Democratic transition in the Somali Horn

From Consensus to Representation: Democratic transition in the Somali Horn

Somaliland, an unrecognised nation-state in the Horn of Africa, is under pressure to ‘democratise’. But what does this mean in practice? In his new book Dr Michael Walls examines the historical and cultural ...

Architecture
Bartlett student wins 2014 RIBA Silver Medal

Bartlett student wins 2014 RIBA Silver Medal

We are delighted to announce that Bartlett School of Architecture student Nick Elias was last night (Wednesday 3 December) awarded the RIBA Silver Medal for best design project at a ceremony at the ...

Architecture
Graffiti Sessions: The art and justice of sociable cities

Graffiti Sessions: The art and justice of sociable cities

Graffiti Sessions is a three-day event inviting creators, controllers and onlookers to explore the futures of legal and illegal onstreet visual practices, starting with graffiti and street art.

The event, which takes place ...

Energy
EPSRC visit the UCL Energy Institute

EPSRC visit the UCL Energy Institute

On Friday 28 November 2014, the EPSRC visited UCL Energy to host a workshop discussing future directions for Energy research funding. Around 50 delegates from across UCL attended the day which included seminars ...

Energy
UCL Energy Institute participates in Prince Charles round table on energy and climate change in Mexico

UCL Energy Institute participates in Prince Charles round table on energy and climate change in Mexico

In November 2014 Baltazar Solano Rodriguez, Research Associate at UCL-Energy, took part in a high level round table on Mexico’s energy future within the context of global climate change. The event was ...

The Bartlett
'Picturing Place' on Guardian Cities

'Picturing Place' on Guardian Cities

Today marks the launch of an exciting new Guardian Cities series on urban images authored by Ben Campkin (UCL), Mariana Mogilevich (Princeton) and Rebecca Ross (Central Saint Martins).

ISR
The House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee transcript on The Resilience of Electricity Infrastructure

The House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee transcript on The Resilience of Electricity Infrastructure

Read Professor Michael Grubb's comments on the revised transcript of evidence taken before The Select Committee on Science and Technology on 4 November 2014.