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Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

05 March 2015

Academics from University College London and the University of Warwick will today publish an opinion piece based on research funded by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) advising policymakers that, because of continuing economic, social and environmental uncertainties, the UK’s gas strategy should be developed on the assumption that ...

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Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

05 March 2015

Academics from University College London and the University of Warwick will today publish an opinion piece based on research funded by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) advising policymakers that, because of continuing economic, social and environmental uncertainties, the UK’s gas strategy should be developed on the assumption that ...

Energy
Collaboration between UCL-Energy Shipping Group and the Carbon War Room targets the small and large fuel/CO2 saving opportunities in shipping

Collaboration between UCL-Energy Shipping Group and the Carbon War Room targets the small and large fuel/CO2 saving opportunities in shipping

UCL Energy Institute Shipping Group has collaborated with the Carbon War Room to produce the Self Financing Fuel Saving Mechanism (SFFSM) for shipping. The third party financing model brings innovative financing models used ...

Energy
Will McDowall appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment

Will McDowall appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment

UCL-Energy Senior Researcher Will McDowall has been appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment. Will joined UCL in 2010, having previously ...

Architecture
Bartlett students win 2015 Arup prize

Bartlett students win 2015 Arup prize

Bartlett PhD candidate Moritz Behrens and MSc Adaptive Architecture and Communication (AAC) student Konstantinos Mavromichalis have won the annual ‘No.8@Arup’ competition with their installation 'The Sentiment Cocoon'. The installation is one ...

Architecture
Urban Design grad to present at 'Adhocracy' exhibition

Urban Design grad to present at 'Adhocracy' exhibition

Bartlett MArch Urban Design graduate Maritina Koutsoukou has been selected to present her work at the Adhocracy exhibition and symposium taking place at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens this April.

Architecture
InnoChain PhD vacancies at The Bartlett

InnoChain PhD vacancies at The Bartlett

Three fully-funded PhD fellowships in design communication, simulation and robotics are available at The Bartlett School of Architecture as part of InnoChain, an innovation European Training Network funded by the EU’s Horizon ...

Energy
Smart Grid Article by Business Reporter Features Dr. Catalina Spataru

Smart Grid Article by Business Reporter Features Dr. Catalina Spataru

Dr. Catalina Spataru, now a Lecturer in Energy Systems and Networks at the UCL Energy Institute, was interviewed by Joanne Frearson  of Business Reporter for an article titled ‘Power grids must become integrated ...

Architecture
Bartlett alumni exhibit at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Bartlett alumni exhibit at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

A group of Bartlett Architecture alumni have created a mobile artist’s studio, The Observatory, which has recently been completed and is to be exhibited by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios.

Architecture
Bartlett researchers awarded prestigious Marie Curie Fellowships

Bartlett researchers awarded prestigious Marie Curie Fellowships

We are delighted to announce that two post-doctoral fellows, Dr Jonathan Rokem and Dr Evangelia Chrysikou, have been awarded Marie Curie Fellowships from the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme to spend two years ...

Planning
New Paper: Improving Interchanges in China: the Experiential Phenomenon

New Paper: Improving Interchanges in China: the Experiential Phenomenon

This paper examines the development of multimodal passenger rail hubs as part of the high-speed rail (HSR) network in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The instrumental, attitudinal and affective experience of ...

ISR
Call Open: Research Catalyst Grants

Call Open: Research Catalyst Grants

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and UCL Grand Challenge for Human Wellbeing invite applications for grants of up to £10,000 from UCL staff, as part of the 2015 ‘Global Food Security ...

Architecture
International Seminar: RIO@RIO

International Seminar: RIO@RIO

Sophia Psarra with PhD students Cauê Capillé, Kimon Krenz and Fani Kostourou are organising an international seminar RIO@RIO to be held at GSSAP Columbia University's Studio X in Rio de Janeiro. 

Energy
UCL-Energy continues to explore new research for Cisco Future Cities Project

UCL-Energy continues to explore new research for Cisco Future Cities Project

Over the past 20 months UCL Energy Institute’s research has focused on realizing the potential of Internet of Things and through the medium of ‘Connected Lighting’ delivering enhanced comfort alongside energy and ...

Energy
Highly successful year for Doctoral and MSc programmes

Highly successful year for Doctoral and MSc programmes

The end of 2014 saw Jenny Love, one of the first cohort of LoLo students joining the UCL Energy Institute in 2009, successfully pass her viva with minor corrections. Jenny was and has ...

Energy
Director's introduction to the winter 2015 newsletter

Director's introduction to the winter 2015 newsletter

This year has been both hectic and highly successful for the UCL -Energy Institute. The big news on research is the success of UCL as a whole and The Bartlett (the Faculty of ...

Energy
Smart Energy GB collaboration on consumer demand for time-of-use tariffs

Smart Energy GB collaboration on consumer demand for time-of-use tariffs

Researchers at the UCL Energy Institute have undertaken one of the first academic collaborations with Smart Energy GB, the organisation launched last year to lead on public engagement with the national smart meter ...

Energy
The DDPP initiative will be an important analysis in the run up to COP21 in Paris, December 2015

The DDPP initiative will be an important analysis in the run up to COP21 in Paris, December 2015

In September 2014, in support of the World Leader’s Climate summit, the international initiative Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project (DDPP) submitted an interim report to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, highlighting ...

Energy
UCL-Energy Shipping Group Starts 2015 with new Projects

UCL-Energy Shipping Group Starts 2015 with new Projects

A success with the first round of the Newton Fund will see a collaborative project between Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and UCL-Energy’s shipping group. The project will co-develop a Brazil-centric ...

Energy
New Appointments and Staff at UCL-Energy

New Appointments and Staff at UCL-Energy

We are pleased to announce the appointment of three lecturers following recent recruitment. 

DPU
Alumni Internship Programme Gets Underway in the Philippines

Alumni Internship Programme Gets Underway in the Philippines

Phase II of the Junior Professional Internship Programme run by the DPU in association with ACHR (the Asian Coalition for Housing Rights) and CAN (the Community Architects Network) has just got underway in ...

Architecture
Bartlett Professor wins sustainable design prize

Bartlett Professor wins sustainable design prize

The Bartlett’s Professor Murray Fraser and his colleagues Yara Sharif and Nasser Golzari in the Palestine Regeneration Team (PART) have won a 2014 Holcim Awards Acknowledgement Prize for the adaptation of two ...

Energy
Join Us: BSEER Senior Research and Contracts Administrator

Join Us: BSEER Senior Research and Contracts Administrator

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources requires senior level support for its research, contracts and consultancy activity. Working closely with the School Management team, the post holder will contribute to the ...

Energy
RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) Energy Demand Data Survey

RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) Energy Demand Data Survey

The RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) is conducting a survey about data in the energy demand sector.