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The CoRE Fellowship submits a response to the Green Construction Board’s Call for Evidence on the Solid Wall Insulation Sector

The CoRE Fellowship submits a response to the Green Construction Board’s Call for Evidence on the Solid Wall Insulation Sector

24 April 2015

The CoRE Fellowship has submitted a response to the Green Construction Board’s Call for Evidence on the Solid Wall Insulation Sector. The Call for Evidence was circulated to all CoRE Fellows, asking for a response on all the questions posed in the GCB’s Call for Evidence. There were ...

Planning
How to Build a City in 10 Simple Steps

How to Build a City in 10 Simple Steps

24 April 2015

As the Arab world’s largest metropolis, Cairo can be a cacophony of clatter, colour and choking car fumes; an overcrowded, overpopulated capital that’s long been bursting at the borders.

DPU
Learning Lima welcomes young Peruvian professionals to cLIMA sin Riesgo

Learning Lima welcomes young Peruvian professionals to cLIMA sin Riesgo

The action learning platform Learning Lima welcomes twelve interns and two advisors from Lima to join the project cLIMA sin Riesgo. Led by Adriana Allen and Rita Lambert, the interns will join fifty ...

Energy
ECD architects present the initial findings of a Post Occupancy Evaluation led by Carrie Behar

ECD architects present the initial findings of a Post Occupancy Evaluation led by Carrie Behar

For Green Sky Thinking 2015, ECD architects presented the initial findings of a detailed Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) and Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) of their own offices. The POE was lead by Carrie ...

ISR
Research Catalyst Grants - Winner Announcement

Research Catalyst Grants - Winner Announcement

Congratulations to the winners of this year's Research Catalyst Grants funded as part of the  ‘Global Food Security: Adaption, Resilience and Risk’ symposium theme.

DPU
Disrupting urban 'risk traps': Bridging finance and knowledge for climate resilient planning in Lima

Disrupting urban 'risk traps': Bridging finance and knowledge for climate resilient planning in Lima

Born out of Learning Lima, new DPU research explores the conditions that produce and reproduce urban ‘risk traps’. How and where do they materialise and with what consequences for women and men living ...

DPU
Building the evidence-base for Humanitarian Response in Cities

Building the evidence-base for Humanitarian Response in Cities

We have just released a major piece of work commissioned by DFID Humanitarian Policy and Partnerships Group, CHASE. The review, which can be downloaded from our website (pdf), looks at the current evidence-base ...

Planning
Five Radical Ideas for a Better Planning System

Five Radical Ideas for a Better Planning System

A group of academics at the Bartlett School of Planning have published “Five Radical Ideas for a Better Planning System”, a proposal for urgent change to the current UK planning system centred around ...

Energy
UCL Energy Institute participates in Mexico’s President round table on the opportunities of building a sustainable energy economy in the UK and Mexico

UCL Energy Institute participates in Mexico’s President round table on the opportunities of building a sustainable energy economy in the UK and Mexico

In March 2015, Baltazar Solano Rodriguez, Research Associate at UCL-Energy, took part in a high level round table on the opportunities of building a sustainable energy economy in the UK and in Mexico ...

CPM
Professor Michelle Baddeley on the GO-Science Expert Panel for the Blackett Review of Financial Technology Futures

Professor Michelle Baddeley on the GO-Science Expert Panel for the Blackett Review of Financial Technology Futures

Professor Michelle Baddeley was recently part of a Government Office for Science (GO-Science) expert panel, led by the Government Chief Scientific Advisor - Sir Mark Walport - contributing to a ‘Blackett Review’ for Financial Technology ...

Architecture
New Masters Programme for 2015: MRes Architecure and Digital Theory

New Masters Programme for 2015: MRes Architecure and Digital Theory

The Bartlett School of Architecture is inviting enquiries into a new Masters by Research (MRes) programme specifically dedicated to the theory, history, and criticism of digital design and digital fabrication.

This intensive 12-month ...

DPU
Discussions on Habitat III pick up speed at 14th World Social Forum

Discussions on Habitat III pick up speed at 14th World Social Forum

Civil society groups are currently discussing their expectations of the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) at The World Social Forum in Tunis (March 23rd – 28th 2015 ...

Architecture
Fully-funded PhD studentships available at The Bartlett

Fully-funded PhD studentships available at The Bartlett

Three fully-funded PhD positions within the newly created InnoChain network are available at The Bartlett School of Architecture. The deadline for applications is 11.59pm on Monday 4 May 2015.

Architecture
Kickstarter Campaign for New York pavilion launched

Kickstarter Campaign for New York pavilion launched

Izaskun Chinchilla Architects, the practice of Bartlett MArch Architecture Unit 22 tutor Izaskun Chinchilla, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to build their 'City of Dreams' competition-winning pavilion, 'Organic Growth'.

Energy
BSEER blogs for British Science Week

BSEER blogs for British Science Week

British Science Week 2015 held a ten-day programme to celebrate British science, technology, engineering and maths. 

ISR
Blogging for British Science Week!

Blogging for British Science Week!


The British Science Week 2015 held ten-day programme to celebrate British science, technology, engineering and maths. The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER) got involved with the celebrations by posting a ...

Planning
Special open access Peter Hall issue of Built Environment published

Special open access Peter Hall issue of Built Environment published

Today the latest issue of Built Environment, published by Alexandrine Press, becomes available with full open access on Ingentaconnect:

ISR
Launching UCL ISR's New Future Energy Blog

Launching UCL ISR's New Future Energy Blog

"We have known for some time that to limit global warming, some of the world’s fossil fuel reserves are going to have to stay in the ground. All of the carbon dioxide ...

DPU
Can better social protection support inclusive development in Ethiopia?

Can better social protection support inclusive development in Ethiopia?

A consortium consisting of the DPU, Adi Grat University in Northern Ethiopia and the Pastoral and Environmental Network in the Horn of Africa (PENHA) have secured a grant of €298,936 from the ...

Energy
Parliament launch for UCL-Energy time of use tariff report

Parliament launch for UCL-Energy time of use tariff report

A UCL-Energy report on consumer demand for time of use electricity tariffs was launched yesterday in Parliament. The event was chaired by Dan Byles MP, member of the Energy and Climate Chance Select ...

DPU
Urban Africa Risk Knowledge: Investigating urbanisation, poverty and disaster risk in sub-Saharan Africa

Urban Africa Risk Knowledge: Investigating urbanisation, poverty and disaster risk in sub-Saharan Africa

DPU is a key part of a research consortium that has been awarded £3.3 million from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID) Poverty ...

Energy
Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

Academics from University College London and the University of Warwick will today publish an opinion piece based on research funded by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) advising policymakers that, because of continuing ...

ISR
Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

Academics from University College London and the University of Warwick will today publish an opinion piece based on research funded by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) advising policymakers that, because of continuing ...

Energy
Collaboration between UCL-Energy Shipping Group and the Carbon War Room targets the small and large fuel/CO2 saving opportunities in shipping

Collaboration between UCL-Energy Shipping Group and the Carbon War Room targets the small and large fuel/CO2 saving opportunities in shipping

UCL Energy Institute Shipping Group has collaborated with the Carbon War Room to produce the Self Financing Fuel Saving Mechanism (SFFSM) for shipping. The third party financing model brings innovative financing models used ...

Energy
Will McDowall appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment

Will McDowall appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment

UCL-Energy Senior Researcher Will McDowall has been appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment. Will joined UCL in 2010, having previously ...