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UCL researchers provide evidence for report on potential benefits that energy efficiency has on health

UCL researchers provide evidence for report on potential benefits that energy efficiency has on health

16 September 2014

A recent IEA report ‘Capturing the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency’ has gathered together evidence on the multiple benefits of undertaking actions to improve energy efficiency.  Multiple benefits of energy efficiency expands the perspective beyond reducing energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions to include the many other potential benefits that ...

DPU
DPU History Booklet Now Online

DPU History Booklet Now Online

12 September 2014

As part of our on going 60th Anniversary Celebrations we are delighted to publicly launch a booklet celebrating the our history.

Energy
Venice Biennale 2014

Venice Biennale 2014

Carrie Behar, PhD student at UCL-Energy, was awarded a travel award by the LoLo CDT to visit people or places of relevance to her work.

Planning
Michael Edwards, Claire Colomb, Jessica Ferm and Myfanwy Taylor Participate in London Plan Examination in Public

Michael Edwards, Claire Colomb, Jessica Ferm and Myfanwy Taylor Participate in London Plan Examination in Public

Michael EdwardsDr Claire ColombDr Jessica Ferm and PhD Candidate Myfanwy Taylor from the Bartlett School of Planning gave evidence to the Examination in Public for the Further Alterations to the London ...

Planning
Community Action and Planning

Community Action and Planning

A new book by Professor Nick Gallent, head of The Bartlett School of Planning and Professor Daniela Ciaffi, University of Palermo.

Planning
FORMAS Swedish Research Council appointment

FORMAS Swedish Research Council appointment

The Bartlett School of Planning's Dr Catalina Turcu has been invited to become a member of the FORMAS Research Review Panel on Urban and Rural Development.  Her appointment is for four years ...

Planning
Remembering Peter Hall

Remembering Peter Hall

The Bartlett School of Planning and the Town and Country Planning Association will be holding a commemorative event for Peter Hall at the Royal Geographical Society, London, on the afternoon of the 22nd ...

DPU
DPU contributes to discussions on Medellin's Strategic Spatial Plan

DPU contributes to discussions on Medellin's Strategic Spatial Plan

From August 21st to October 8th the work of community organizations, NGOs and universities in Medellin, Colombia on development alternatives for District 8 - Comuna 8 - will be presented in "Comuna 8, a varias ...

Architecture
FleaFollyArchitects exhibit at Jerwood Makers Open

FleaFollyArchitects exhibit at Jerwood Makers Open

FleaFollyArchitects, Bartlett Alumni Thomas Hillier and Pascal Bronner, are exhibiting as part of this year's Jerwood Makers Open. The duo are known for using unorthodox narratives and programmes to create original and ...

Architecture
Bartlett alum exhibits at Venice 2014

Bartlett alum exhibits at Venice 2014

Bartlett PhD alum Dr Léa-Catherine Szacka is exhibiting at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, directed by architect Rem Koolhaas. Her exhibit is one of the 41 installations ...

Architecture
A swan song for Wates House

A swan song for Wates House

Bartlett MArch Architecture graduate Daniel Cotton has created a short film about the old Wates House which was screened as part of The Bartlett Summer Show earlier this summer.

Cotton spent much of ...

Energy
Sustainable gardening at the UCL Energy Institute

Sustainable gardening at the UCL Energy Institute

Permission has been granted to transform two courtyards at Central House into sustainable garden areas. The project will focus on increasing local biodiversity and adding links to the London wildlife corridor.

Energy
Professors Bob Lowe and Neil Strachan appointed as new Directors of UCL Energy Institute

Professors Bob Lowe and Neil Strachan appointed as new Directors of UCL Energy Institute

The UCL Energy Institute is now five years old,  during this period it has become a world leading centre for energy systems and energy demand research and postgraduate teaching. The success of the ...

Energy
Professor Tadj Oreszczyn becomes Director of The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources

Professor Tadj Oreszczyn becomes Director of The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources

The Bartlett, UCL's Faculty of the Built Environment have confirmed the appointment of Prof. Tadj Oresczcyn as Director of the School of Environment, Energy and Resources. Tadj will be stepping down as ...

Architecture
RIBA Research Trust Award for Clay Robotics Project

RIBA Research Trust Award for Clay Robotics Project


Bartlett PhD graduate and MArch GAD tutor Dr Guan Lee and Slade artist and researcher Dr Eleanor Morgan have been awarded a prestigious RIBA Research Trust Award for their project 'Clay Robotics: Sustainable ...

CPM
C&PM academics win Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities grant

C&PM academics win Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities grant

A team of academics at The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management and the Department of Geography have won funding from UCL’s Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities small grants scheme, to ...

The Bartlett
A tribute to Professor Sir Peter Hall (1932-2014)

A tribute to Professor Sir Peter Hall (1932-2014)

Today we received with sadness the news of the passing of our dear colleague, friend, and outstanding planner and academic, Professor Sir Peter Hall.

Energy
EU Energy Efficiency target should be more ambitious and legally binding say leading energy demand researchers

EU Energy Efficiency target should be more ambitious and legally binding say leading energy demand researchers

The European Commission’s proposed energy efficiency target announced today is insufficient and should remain at the level of 40% originally considered say a leading group of researchers from the UK Research Council ...

Energy
wholeSEM celebrates first birthday

wholeSEM celebrates first birthday

The whole systems energy modelling consortium (wholeSEM) celebrated a successful first year by holding their inaugural Annual Conference on 8th & 9th July at the Royal Academy of Engineering. The conference brought together stakeholders ...

Energy
Director's introduction to the summer 2014 newsletter

Director's introduction to the summer 2014 newsletter

Having just returned from working on a Lancet Commission report 'Climate Crisis: Emergency Actions to Protect Human Health' in smog ridden Beijing, the impact of energy use both at a local and global ...

The Bartlett
Celebrating 25 years of Space Syntax Ltd.

Celebrating 25 years of Space Syntax Ltd.

Space Syntax Limited was established on 17 July 1989 and last week it celebrated its 25th birthday.

Grad Studies
The Housing, Energy and Wellbeing (HEW) Project

The Housing, Energy and Wellbeing (HEW) Project

Funded by the EPSRC and managed by staff at the The Complex Built Environment Systems group (CBES) at UCLinvestigates Integrated decision making about housing, energy and well-being, and supports policy making descisions about ...

Energy
Fair Pay for Fair Use? Social Challenges to Individual Heat Metering

Fair Pay for Fair Use? Social Challenges to Individual Heat Metering

Current energy policies and popular opinion assume that paying for the heat you use to keep your home warm is entirely fair. This assumption of fairness meant that the presence of gas and ...

Energy
Join us: Research Associate in Energy Systems Modelling (x2)

Join us: Research Associate in Energy Systems Modelling (x2)

We are seeking to appoint two Research Associates to undertake dedicated projects in energy systems analysis as part of the UK’s leading energy systems and modelling research team. You will work on ...

The Bartlett
The Bartlett Visiting Research Fellows 2014

The Bartlett Visiting Research Fellows 2014

As part of its annual Visiting Research Fellows programme, The Bartlett is pleased to welcome next year’s cohort of scholars and practitioners involved in cutting-edge research within a range of disciplines.