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Everyday Infrastructures in Medellin Explored in New summerLab Report

Everyday Infrastructures in Medellin Explored in New summerLab Report

20 November 2014

While the DPU summerLab team is working hard toward the release of the upcoming 2014 series pamphlet, our partners in Medellin have just published their report!

Energy
Mexican Ministry of Energy Fellowships with UCL Energy Institute

Mexican Ministry of Energy Fellowships with UCL Energy Institute

17 November 2014

The UCL Energy Institute, in partnership with the Mexican Ministry of Energy (SENER), are pleased to announce a call for Energy Post-Doctoral Fellowships. UCL-Energy will be looking to host 3 post-doctoral fellowships that will work alongside UCL-Energy staff on a number of research energy-related topics.  

Research topics could be related ...

DPU
Making Sense of HIV/AIDs in Informal Settlements in sub-Saharan Africa

Making Sense of HIV/AIDs in Informal Settlements in sub-Saharan Africa

From 30th – 31st October 2014, we hosted a workshop which focused on  Conceptualising the interactions between HIV and AIDS and urban informal settlements in eastern and southern African cities. This workshop was part ...

Architecture
Bartlett success at  2014 RIBA President's Awards for Research

Bartlett success at 2014 RIBA President's Awards for Research

We are delighted to announce that Dr Barbara Penner from The Bartlett School of Architecture has won the prestigious RIBA President's Award for Research in the category of 'Outstanding University-led Research' for ...

Architecture
Bartlett Chair curates two major European shows on Frank Gehry

Bartlett Chair curates two major European shows on Frank Gehry

Frédéric Migayrou Chair and Professor of Architecture at The Bartlett School of Architecture, has curated two major shows on American architect Frank Gehry to mark the opening of Gehry's most ...

ISR
ESRC funds international collaboration project with China on the Green Economy

ESRC funds international collaboration project with China on the Green Economy

ESRC has announced funding for a UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources-led international collaborative project on the green economy.

Energy
UCL-Energy researchers work with Energy Savings Trust to develop model for National Grid

UCL-Energy researchers work with Energy Savings Trust to develop model for National Grid

Mark Barrett and Catalina Spataru of the UCL Energy Institute are working with the Energy Saving Trust to develop a half hourly model, with the physical model core based on DEAM. National Grid ...

Energy
UCL research casts doubts over insulating effect of brick and stone walls

UCL research casts doubts over insulating effect of brick and stone walls

The UK buildings industry has spent decades working with the assumption that the thermal performance of a brick wall was well-measured and could broadly represent real world conditions.  Work by UCL researchers, however ...

Architecture
P.E.A.R. VII – Meaning in Material

P.E.A.R. VII – Meaning in Material


P.E.A.R. (Paper for Emerging Architectural Research) has launched its seventh issue: Meaning in Material. This issue, edited by Bartlett Lecturer Matthew Butcher and developed in collaboration with the Royal Academy ...

ISR
UKERC: Gas can be a bridge to a
low-carbon future

UKERC: Gas can be a bridge to a low-carbon future

Major new research by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) suggests that gas could play an important role as a ‘bridging fuel’ to a low-carbon economy, but warns that it won’t be ...

CPM
C&PM academics win RICS funding for research on BIM and collaborative working

C&PM academics win RICS funding for research on BIM and collaborative working

Professor Michelle Baddeley and Dr Chen-Yu Chang from The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management have won funding from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Research Trust.

Energy
UCL Professors meet alumni in Singapore

UCL Professors meet alumni in Singapore

Professor Tadj Oreszczyn of UCL-Energy and Professor Mike Davies of UCL IEDE have been meeting UCL alumni in Singapore as part of their visit to the MSc Facility and Environment Management course run ...

DPU
Building Knowledge for Peri-Urban Planning Practices

Building Knowledge for Peri-Urban Planning Practices

We are continuing our tradition of research in the peri-urban interface through several new initiatives, including some seed-funding recently awarded by the International Social Sciences Research Council. In the context of urbanisation and ...

DPU
New UKNA Fellowships for Staff, PhD students & Visiting Scholars, 2015 to 2016

New UKNA Fellowships for Staff, PhD students & Visiting Scholars, 2015 to 2016

The UKNA consists of over 100 researchers from 13 institutes in Europe, China, India and the United States, and represents the largest academic international network on Asian cities. The UKNA is being funded ...

ISR
UCL ISR Director Professor Paul Ekins comments on winter power capacity on BBC News

UCL ISR Director Professor Paul Ekins comments on winter power capacity on BBC News

Professor Paul Ekins, Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, appeared on the BBC News Channel on Tuesday 28 October 2014 to discuss winter power capacity.

The story focussed on National Grid ...

DPU
Award for PhD research on indigenous resistance to resource exploitation in Chile

Award for PhD research on indigenous resistance to resource exploitation in Chile

Cristian Olmos has received a prize in appreciation of his work on indigenous communities in the Atacama Desert, Chile. The award was made by the Faculty of Architecture of the Istanbul Technical University ...

Architecture
Bartlett students and researchers exhibit at Cities Methodologies 2014

Bartlett students and researchers exhibit at Cities Methodologies 2014

Cities Methodologies is an annual exhibition and programme of events showcasing innovative urban research methodologies, led by the UCL Urban Laboratory. The programme represents the breadth of urban research currently being taken out ...

Architecture
The Bartlett at ACADIA 2014

The Bartlett at ACADIA 2014

Bartlett MArch Graduate Architectural Design (GAD) staff and students are participating in  the ACADIA conference this week in Los Angeles. Programme Leader Alisa Andrasek chairs a session on Friday, and tutors Manuel Jimenez ...

Architecture
Bartlett PhD student in MoMA exhibition

Bartlett PhD student in MoMA exhibition

Bartlett Space Syntax Laboratory PhD candidate and teaching assistant Fani Kostourou is exhibiting a project ‘Varanda Products’ as part of the forthcoming exhibition Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities at the Museum ...

CPM
How the world of work runs on networks and networking

How the world of work runs on networks and networking

Professor Michelle Baddeley, professor of economics and finance of the built environment, was interviewed as part of BBC Radio 4's Networking Nation series, airing on 16th and 17th October 2014.

DPU
Learning Lima: Collaborative action-learning through mapping

Learning Lima: Collaborative action-learning through mapping

Learning Lima [www.LearningLima.net] is an action-learning platform set up in September 2012 as a collaborative undertaking between DPU (Adriana Allen and Rita Lambert) and a number of partnering organisations and local ...

DPU
Re-imagining planning central to 2015 World Cities Report

Re-imagining planning central to 2015 World Cities Report

Reinvigorating planning and reinforcing political support for sustainable urban development will be among the key topics in the forthcoming World Cities Report 2015. The report is an important benchmark the lead up to ...

Architecture
KTP funding success - Dr Kerstin Sailer

KTP funding success - Dr Kerstin Sailer

Dr Kerstin Sailer, Lecturer in Complex Buildings at the Bartlett Space Syntax programme, won a grant from Innovate UK (former: Technology Strategy Board) for a two-year 'Knowledge Transfer Partnership' project, where the Bartlett ...

Planning
Auckland as a "hyperautomobile" city

Auckland as a "hyperautomobile" city

The BSP's Dr Robin Hickman and the University of Oxford's Prof. David Banister have published an article in the Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning (16, 419-435), titled Hyperautomobility and Governmentality ...

ISR
Join us: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources Institute Administrator

Join us: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources Institute Administrator

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources consists of four institutes: UCL Energy Institute, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, Institute for Sustainable Heritage (ISH) and Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (IEDE ...