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

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

29 October 2014

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 by a grant awarded by the Marie Curie Actions 'International Research Staff Exchange Scheme' (IRSES), which is ...

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

29 October 2014

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's announcement that its capacity to supply electricity this winter will be at a seven-year low due ...

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 ...

Energy
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 ...

DPU
Alumni wanted for the experience of a lifetime - a joint internship by DPU-ACHR-CAN

Alumni wanted for the experience of a lifetime - a joint internship by DPU-ACHR-CAN

As part of a long-standing partnership between the Asian Coalition of Housing Rights (ACHR), the Community Architects Network (CAN) and The Bartlett Development Planning Unit (DPU), the Junior Professional/DPU Alumni programme aims ...

DPU
Who is feeding African Cities?

Who is feeding African Cities?

DPU ESD staff and students contribute to a new book on Irrigated urban vegetable production in Ghana, edited by the International Water Management Institute

Architecture
Bartlett Academic curates Toilet Architecture Exhibition

Bartlett Academic curates Toilet Architecture Exhibition

Dr Barbara Penner, Senior Lecturer at The Bartlett School of Architecture and author of Bathroom (Reaktion, 2014) curated an exhibition 'Toilets: Evolution or Revolution?' as part of Clerkenwell Design Quarter in September. The ...

Architecture
Prize Success for bio-bean

Prize Success for bio-bean

Bartlett Architecture alumni Arthur Kay and Ben Harriman have received the €500,000 Postcode Lottery Green Challenge award for their 'bio-bean' project, which turns waste coffee grounds into biofuel. The pair have patented ...

ISR
The role of bioenergy in Africa

The role of bioenergy in Africa

Biomass is the main source of energy for most of southern Africa, but the rationale for bioenergy development differs from that in most developed countries.

DPU
Visible Anthropology through mapping: DPU PhD candidate receives distinguished award

Visible Anthropology through mapping: DPU PhD candidate receives distinguished award

In recognition of her innovative doctoral research, Tatiana Ome has recently received an academic prize awarded by ‘Visible Anthropology’ (Antropología Visible), an initiative coordinated by the University of Los Andes in Bogota ...

ISR
Join us: Three lecturer positions open at UCL ISR and UCL-Energy

Join us: Three lecturer positions open at UCL ISR and UCL-Energy

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and the UCL Energy Institute are partner institutes with over 18 faculty, 50 research staff, 40 PhDs and 80 Masters students. With a research portfolio over £35m ...

Energy
Join us: Three lecturer positions open at UCL-Energy and UCL ISR

Join us: Three lecturer positions open at UCL-Energy and UCL ISR

The UCL Energy Institute and the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources are partner institutes with over 18 faculty, 50 research staff, 40 PhDs and 80 Masters students. With a research portfolio over £35m ...

Energy
Calling all business leaders – join the Mayor of London’s Business Energy Challenge

Calling all business leaders – join the Mayor of London’s Business Energy Challenge

We are pleased to draw your attention to the launch of a new energy challenge which has been developed with the help of experts from UCL-Energy:

Energy
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

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 ...

DPU
DPU History Booklet Now Online

DPU History Booklet Now Online

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.