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Matthew Butcher's Flood House launches as part of Radical Essex

Matthew Butcher's Flood House launches as part of Radical Essex

29 April 2016

April sees the launch of 'Flood House', an architectural design project by Bartlett School of Architecture Lecturer, Matthew Butcher, that will travel along the Thames Estuary as part of the Radical Essex project.

Energy
UCL-Energy at the United Nations International Maritime Organization’s 69th Marine Environment Protection Committee

UCL-Energy at the United Nations International Maritime Organization’s 69th Marine Environment Protection Committee

26 April 2016

On 18 through the 22nd April, the UN’s body responsible for regulating shipping, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), met for the 69th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). This meeting comprised of representatives from all signatory countries of the Paris Agreement and discussed, among other things, greenhouse ...

Planning
Qiulin Ke receives Emerald Literati Outstanding Paper Award

Qiulin Ke receives Emerald Literati Outstanding Paper Award

Dr Qiulin Ke's paper “Market maturity: China commercial real estate market”, recently published in the Journal of Property Investment & Finance, has been selected by the journal’s editorial team as a Highly ...

Planning
BSP Staff Nominated for UCLU Student Choice Teaching Awards

BSP Staff Nominated for UCLU Student Choice Teaching Awards

Seven members of academic and professional staff from the Bartlett School of Planning have been nominated for the 2016 UCLU Student Choice Teaching Awards in recognition of the outstanding teaching and support they ...

Energy
CO2 emissions for every ship for every hour, now that's big data!

CO2 emissions for every ship for every hour, now that's big data!

Researchers at UCL Energy Institute use the methodology they developed for the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 and AIS data to estimate emissions from five different ship types and display this in a ...

DPU
Borders and camps - Setting an initial research agenda

Borders and camps - Setting an initial research agenda

Makeshift camps, created in various and dynamically changing locations across Europe (near and within cities, ports, forests, borders), have become an integral part of the so-called current refugee crisis. Amongst these, the Jungle ...

Architecture
Dr Barbara Penner wins major grant from Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA)

Dr Barbara Penner wins major grant from Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA)

Congratulations to Dr Barbara Penner and Prof Adrian Forty from UCL's Bartlett School of Architecture who have been awarded a prestigious Joint Research Programme (JRP) grant from the Humanities in the European ...

Energy
Members of UCL Energy Institute pay tribute to Professor David Mackay

Members of UCL Energy Institute pay tribute to Professor David Mackay

Members of UCL Energy Institute have paid tribute to Professor David Mackay, former DECC Chief Scientific Advisor and friend to UCL-Energy, who passed away yesterday:

“All those working for the mitigation of climate ...

DPU
Latin American diaspora in London: What is the future of migrant ethnic businesses in Elephant and Castle regeneration process?

Latin American diaspora in London: What is the future of migrant ethnic businesses in Elephant and Castle regeneration process?

Retaining the cultural diversity of ethnic minorities in regeneration strategies constitutes a key urban challenge for London and many cities nowadays. In particular, a diverse Latin American community has risen fourfold in the ...

DPU
Gender, climate change and urbanisation: Revisiting the links

Gender, climate change and urbanisation: Revisiting the links

There is a growing body of work exploring the relationship between gender and climate change, gender and urbanisation, and the links between urbanisation and climate change. What is less well understood is the ...

ISR
Prof Michael Grubb
responds to concerns over the UK's energy supply after the recent coal-fired
power plant closures 

Prof Michael Grubb responds to concerns over the UK's energy supply after the recent coal-fired power plant closures 

As concerns grow over the future supply of electricity caused by recent coal-fired power plant closures, many experts, including UCL ISR’s Prof Michael Grubb, have said the closures would not lead to ...

Energy
Welcome to the UCL-Energy Term 2 2015/2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the UCL-Energy Term 2 2015/2016 Newsletter

Term 2 was another busy term for UCL-Energy. We have hosted a number of successful events, UCL-Energy PhD students Carrie Behar, Mike Fell and Tia Kansara all successfully passed their vivas and it ...

Architecture
Izaskun Chinchilla Architects design VIP lounge for ARCOmadrid

Izaskun Chinchilla Architects design VIP lounge for ARCOmadrid

Izaskun Chinchilla Architects, the practice of Bartlett School of Architecture design tutor Izaskun Chinchilla, recently won an international competition organised by ARCOmadrid, AD Magazine and El Corte Inglés, to design and build ...

DPU
Call for action-research interns with cLIMA sin Riesgo

Call for action-research interns with cLIMA sin Riesgo

cLima sin Riesgo is a DPU led project with the objective to contribute to climate sensitive urban planning processes. This stage of the project entails collaboration in an international and interdisciplinary team of ...

Architecture
Bartlett named second in the world for Architecture

Bartlett named second in the world for Architecture

The Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL has taken second place in the QS World University Rankings 2016 for Architecture, coming second to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and topping the list ...

Energy
“The Paris Agreement - What does it mean for Africa?” UCL-Energy holds second event in the French Embassy and UCL-Energy collaborative series

“The Paris Agreement - What does it mean for Africa?” UCL-Energy holds second event in the French Embassy and UCL-Energy collaborative series

On March 23rd UCL-Energy held the second in the series of events organised jointly by UCL-Energy and the French Embassy, under the auspices of the long-established relationship between the French Embassy’s Science ...

ISR
Should the UK pull plug on Hinkley Point nuclear power station?

Should the UK pull plug on Hinkley Point nuclear power station?

As concerned British MPs get to quiz EDF executives in London today, UCL ISR Director Prof Paul Ekins OBE calls for a serious rethink of the world’s biggest nuclear power project. In ...

Planning
Workshop on Sustainable Urban Regeneration: International Dialogue between China and the Global South 

Workshop on Sustainable Urban Regeneration: International Dialogue between China and the Global South 

The Bartlett School of Planning’s Professor Fulong Wu, Dr Fangzhu Zhang and Dr Zheng Wang recently organised a workshop on sustainable urban regeneration. 

DPU
The Challenge of Sustainable Housing in Livable Cities - DPU at European Habitat III

The Challenge of Sustainable Housing in Livable Cities - DPU at European Habitat III

The Habitat III European Regional Meeting took place in Prague between 16th and 18th March 2016. It covered the fifty-six Member States of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. The key theme ...

Energy
UCL-Energy’s Urban Transport & Energy Group champions the Best UX Theme for TravelSpirit’s June Design Workshop Event 

UCL-Energy’s Urban Transport & Energy Group champions the Best UX Theme for TravelSpirit’s June Design Workshop Event 

TravelSpirit has launched a Design Workshop Event to support the development of the Open Source platform for Mobility-as-a-Service. TravelSpirit is the first global open source movement, allowing a community of developers across the ...

CPM
BSc Project Management for Construction graduate wins CIOB International Innovation & Research Award for undergraduate dissertation

BSc Project Management for Construction graduate wins CIOB International Innovation & Research Award for undergraduate dissertation

Giacomo Mastantuono, BSc Project Management for Construction graduate, has won the CIOB International Innovation & Research Award for Undergraduate Dissertation.

ISR
Resources:Framed Photography Competition 2016 Results

Resources:Framed Photography Competition 2016 Results

To coincide with the 2016 UN-Water theme and World Water Day on March 22, this year’s Resources:Framed photo competition was themed ‘Water for People, Water by People’.

DPU
Knowledge Exchange Programme - Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre UK Visit

Knowledge Exchange Programme - Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre UK Visit

Over the last two weeks, the DPU has had the pleasure to welcome and host members of staff from the recently established Sierra Leone Urban Development Centre (SLURC) here in London.  The aim ...

CASA
Coding for Year 9s: CASA team up with UCL Engineering and the Royal Institution

Coding for Year 9s: CASA team up with UCL Engineering and the Royal Institution

Staff and students from CASA led technology workshops for young people this month as part of a series of Coding for Year 9 masterclasses which partnered UCL Engineering with the Royal Institution. PhD ...

ISR
Fully funded PhD Studentship on global food production

Fully funded PhD Studentship on global food production

PhD Studentship on the impacts of climate change and land degradation on global food production