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Bartlett Reader collaborates with Google

Bartlett Reader collaborates with Google

02 December 2016

Dr Kerstin Sailer, a Reader in Social and Spatial Networks at UCL's Bartlett School of Architecture, has been invited by Google to carry out a 5-month research project entitled 'Flexible Spaces: Changing Office Configurations'.

DPU
Risk reduction in informal settlements

Risk reduction in informal settlements

29 November 2016

In order to promote risk reduction and inclusive and accountable planning, local institutions need to have a better understanding of risks and vulnerabilities to which the population in their jurisdiction are exposed to, for example every-day and small scale disasters, such as water-borne illnesses (typhoid and cholera, urinary tract infections ...

The Bartlett
Call for postgraduate student applications - Study in the city: student-led recommendations for UCL in East London

Call for postgraduate student applications - Study in the city: student-led recommendations for UCL in East London

>> Call for lead students / Deadline: Friday 9 December 2016

The Bartlett and UCL Urban Laboratory are seeking applications from two postgraduate or graduate students to lead a research project exploring students’ experience of ...

The Bartlett
Call for Posters: Historic Urban Landscape Forum 2017

Call for Posters: Historic Urban Landscape Forum 2017

Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) Forum is a networking initiative by the Bartlett UCL, in co-ordination with the UNESCO AD-G Culture under whose aegis the HUL programme Recommendation sits, taking place on 21-22 March ...

Energy
The European Parliament publishes the Energy Poverty Handbook with contributions from UCL-Energy staff

The European Parliament publishes the Energy Poverty Handbook with contributions from UCL-Energy staff

Energy poverty is a serious societal concern which is receiving more and more attention these days. Energy poverty appears at all levels of the political system and affects households in small villages of ...

ISR
Axeing carbon price support would “undermine crucial energy investment” – UCL

Axeing carbon price support would “undermine crucial energy investment” – UCL

Abandoning the UK carbon price support – introduced in 2013 as incentive to reduce the burning of fossil fuels and to encourage lower-carbon energy sources – could seriously undermine crucial energy investment, warns University College ...

Energy
Axeing carbon price support would “undermine crucial energy investment” – UCL

Axeing carbon price support would “undermine crucial energy investment” – UCL

Abandoning the UK carbon price support – introduced in 2013 as incentive to reduce the burning of fossil fuels and to encourage lower-carbon energy sources – could seriously undermine crucial energy investment, warns University College ...

CPM
C&PM alumnus wins APM’s prestigious project management award

C&PM alumnus wins APM’s prestigious project management award

An alumnus of C&PM has won Project Professional of the Year at the APM Project Management Awards 2016.

Energy
UCL-Energy at the United Nations International Maritime Organisation’s 70th Marine Environment Protection Committee

UCL-Energy at the United Nations International Maritime Organisation’s 70th Marine Environment Protection Committee

In October the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for the 70th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). On the first day of the committee meeting Dr Tristan Smith and Carlo Raucci ...

DPU
'Engaged Urbanism' Book Launch

'Engaged Urbanism' Book Launch

The UCL Urban Laboratory will be launching its new anthology Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies, edited by Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings, at the Free Word Centre in Farringdon on Friday 9 December ...

DPU
'Human, Economic and Social Flows beyond Crisis' programme begins

'Human, Economic and Social Flows beyond Crisis' programme begins

DPU and the Humanitarian Affairs Team of Save the Children UK are delighted to announce their new programme "Human, Economic and Social Flows beyond Crisis: Understanding the Urbanitarian". In the effort to inform ...

Architecture
Bartlett responds to changing nature of architectural practice with four innovative new programme offers

Bartlett responds to changing nature of architectural practice with four innovative new programme offers

Following on from UCL’s 175th anniversary year, The Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL has announced that from September 2017 it will be offering three new postgraduate programmes and one new undergraduate ...

CPM
Roberto Cardinale, PhD student, on his Ermenegildo Zegna Founder’s Scholarship success

Roberto Cardinale, PhD student, on his Ermenegildo Zegna Founder’s Scholarship success

Roberto Cardinale, a C&PM PhD candidate supervised by Dr D'Maris Coffman, was awarded an Ermenegildo Zegna Founder’s Scholarship in the Summer. This is a highly prestigious doctoral fellowship for Italian ...

DPU
cLIMA sin Riesgo exhibition in London

cLIMA sin Riesgo exhibition in London

The cLIMA sin Riesgo project exhibitions have been an important channel to visualize and generate interest for having a deeper look at the urban every day and episodic risks. Now, this activity will ...

Energy
The Bartlett at UCL Graduate Open Day

The Bartlett at UCL Graduate Open Day

On Wednesday 23 November, The Bartlett Faculty will be at UCL Graduate Open Day, offering you the opportunity to find out more about the wide-ranging and exciting postgraduate courses we offer.

We will ...

DPU
Wrap-up of DPU activities at Habitat III

Wrap-up of DPU activities at Habitat III

The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) concluded on Thursday in Quito, Ecuador, with the adoption of the New Urban Agenda (NUA), meant to guide city development world-wide ...

Planning
Fulong Wu and Janice Morphet Named Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

Fulong Wu and Janice Morphet Named Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Fulong Wu and Dr Janice Morphet have been named among 84 leading social scientists who have been conferred the award of Fellow by the Academy of Social Sciences. 

DPU
Vanesa Castán Broto awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize

Vanesa Castán Broto awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize

We are delighted that Vanesa Castán Broto, Senior Lecturer at the DPU, has been Awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize for her research contributions to Geography.

Planning
Richard Barras Publishes A Wealth of Buildings: Marking the Rhythm of English History

Richard Barras Publishes A Wealth of Buildings: Marking the Rhythm of English History

A new book by Richard BarrasA Wealth of Buildings: Marking the Rhythm of English History, explores how the great buildings of England bear witness to a thousand years of the nation’s ...

DPU
Faculty Materialisation Grant 2016 awarded to ‘Refugee Cities: the Actual Spaces of Migration’

Faculty Materialisation Grant 2016 awarded to ‘Refugee Cities: the Actual Spaces of Migration’


We are delighted to announce that the DPU led interdisciplinary 'Refugee Cities' research project has received the Faculty Materialisation Grant 2016.This project is conceived as a speculative and anticipatory investigation around the ...

DPU
SLURC Launched at Habitat III

SLURC Launched at Habitat III

Dr Andrea Rigon and Dr Alexandre Apsan Frediani coordinated and supported a delegation from Freetown (Sierra Leone) at the UN Habitat III conference. The delegation included Sam Gibson, Mayor of Freetown, Sulaiman Parker ...

DPU
DPU participation at Habitat III - First 3 days review

DPU participation at Habitat III - First 3 days review

11 academics and staff members from the Development Planning Unit are currently in Quito, Ecuador for the United Nations third conference on Human Settlements – Habitat III. Over 40,000 people are attending the ...

Energy
Lloyd Register and Shipping in Changing Climates release Low Carbon Pathways 2050 study

Lloyd Register and Shipping in Changing Climates release Low Carbon Pathways 2050 study

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Shipping in Changing Climates (SCC), a $4m multi-university and cross industry research project funded by EPRSC, has today released Low Carbon Pathways 2050 – a new study that details ...

DPU
Reducing Relocation Risk in Urban Areas Research Shared at Habitat III

Reducing Relocation Risk in Urban Areas Research Shared at Habitat III

The DPU ongoing collaborative research project ‘Reducing Relocation Risk in Urban Areas’ presented their research findings presented at Habitat III following a two-day workshop in Quito, Ecuador.