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Mapping Relationships between Food Safety and Environmental Hazards in Nairobi

Mapping Relationships between Food Safety and Environmental Hazards in Nairobi

17 April 2014

The collaborative Urban Zoonoses research, which seeks to better understand the relationship between urbanisation and the spread of disease vectors in sub-saharan Africa has been gathering momentum. Recently Sohel Ahmed made a field visit to Nairobi, Kenya to document how the location of the activities of street vendors contributes to ...

DPU
Report on understanding child-centred urban disaster risk reduction in Asia

Report on understanding child-centred urban disaster risk reduction in Asia

15 April 2014

MSc Urban Development Planning Alumnus Don Brown has recently co-written a report for the Asian Cities Climate Resilience Working Paper Series with Dr David Dodman, DPU teaching fellow and Senior Researcher at the IIED.

The Bartlett
UK competitiveness at risk without greater understanding of the built environment

UK competitiveness at risk without greater understanding of the built environment

Big business needs to ramp-up its board-level understanding of the built environment if it is to make smarter investment decisions that deal with issues from carbon-cutting targets to rising transport costs, a market ...

Energy
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases third and final part of the fifth Assessment report: Mitigation of Climate Change

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases third and final part of the fifth Assessment report: Mitigation of Climate Change


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today released the 3rd and final part of the 5th Assessment report: Mitigation of Climate Change. The full report, Summary for Policy Makers, and supporting materials ...

ISR
Resources:Framed Competition 2014

Resources:Framed Competition 2014

The UCL ISR "Resources: Framed" Photography Competition has now closed.  The ISR team was overwhelmed by the number of entries for this years competition.

Energy
Recruitment open for London-Loughborough Centre for Doctoral Research in Energy Demand studentships

Recruitment open for London-Loughborough Centre for Doctoral Research in Energy Demand studentships

As part of the London- Loughborough Centre for doctoral research in Energy Demand, UCL Energy Institute is offering up to eight fully funded (fees and stipend) studentships for eligible applicants. Work alongside experienced ...

DPU
DPU staff participate in the 7th World Urban Forum

DPU staff participate in the 7th World Urban Forum


A large delegation of DPU staff are currently actively participating in the 7th World Urban Forum in Medellin, Colombia.

Energy
European Commission inquiry to examine if UK State Aid for two new power plants is inline with EU legislation

European Commission inquiry to examine if UK State Aid for two new power plants is inline with EU legislation

The European Commission has opened an in-depth inquiry to examine whether UK State Aid for the construction and operation of two new nuclear power plants at Hinkley Point C in Somerset are in ...

DPU
'Contested Urbanism in Dharavi: Writings and projects for the resilient city' now free to download

'Contested Urbanism in Dharavi: Writings and projects for the resilient city' now free to download

On the occasion of the 7th World Urban Forum in Medellin and DPU’s large presence at this event, the book "Contested Urbanism in Dharavi: Writings and projects for the resilient city" is ...

Planning
TCPA Chief Executive joins The Bartlett School of Planning

TCPA Chief Executive joins The Bartlett School of Planning

Kate Henderson, Chief Executive of the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) has been appointed as a Visiting Professor at The Bartlett School of Planning.

The Bartlett
Translating Sensing Spaces at the RA

Translating Sensing Spaces at the RA

In February, Felix Faire, a student on The Bartlett’s MSc Adaptive Architecture and Computation programme, created ResonAte, a multi-sensory installation for the Royal Academy’s blockbuster architecture exhibition Sensing Spaces.

ISR
Research Catalyst Grants - Call for applications

Research Catalyst Grants - Call for applications

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and UCL Grand Challenge of Intercultural Interaction (GCII) are seeking applications for grants of up to £10,000 from UCL staff, as part of the 2014 ‘Stewardship ...

Energy
Call for abstracts: Energy, Society and People: A multi-disciplinary UCL symposium

Call for abstracts: Energy, Society and People: A multi-disciplinary UCL symposium

This afternoon symposium, to be held on the 29th May 2014, seeks to explore how researchers within UCL are addressing the challenge of accelerating sustainable energy transitions through a focus on people and ...

Energy
UCL-Energy 2014 publications

UCL-Energy 2014 publications

The breadth and multi-disciplinarily of research at UCL-Energy is captured by the publications. The table below lists the Institutes publications for just 2014, see Publications for more. These range from technical publications in ...

Energy
Lancet Commission 2 on Climate Change and Health: Delivering A Healthy Planet

Lancet Commission 2 on Climate Change and Health: Delivering A Healthy Planet

The 2014 UCL-Lancet Commission is a new ambitious initiative which has brought together senior international climate scientists, economists, energy experts, and health professionals to target “the biggest global health threat of the 21st ...

Energy
UCL-Energy researcher successful in feasibility study with Ukraine supported by the British Council

UCL-Energy researcher successful in feasibility study with Ukraine supported by the British Council

Dr Catalina Spataru has been successful in a feasibility study with the Ukraine supported by the British Council, between UCL Energy Institute and the Department of Physics and Energy, Kharkiv National University in ...

Energy
UCL-Energy Spring Newsletter 2014: Director's Introduction

UCL-Energy Spring Newsletter 2014: Director's Introduction

The energy challenges of security, affordability and climate change are international issues that require local solutions. The last year has seen UCL Energy working on challenges in different countries including, the Mekong Delta ...

Energy
UCL-Energy leads project focussing on energy efficiency improvements in Greater Mekong Sub-region

UCL-Energy leads project focussing on energy efficiency improvements in Greater Mekong Sub-region

The UCL Energy Institute is leading a £550k research project that focuses on energy efficiency improvements in Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) countries namely, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. UCL Energy Lecturer Gabrial ...

DPU
Announcing several DPU PhD Scholarships for 2014

Announcing several DPU PhD Scholarships for 2014

The DPU is delighted to announce three different types of scholarships for existing and prospective PhD students in 2014.

Energy
The allure of energy visions: Are some visions better than others?

The allure of energy visions: Are some visions better than others?

UCL-Energy researcher Evelina Trutnevyte has published a new paper 'The allure of energy visions: Are some visions better than others?' with Elsevier.

Energy
UCL-Energy researcher releases 'Building Types and Built Forms'

UCL-Energy researcher releases 'Building Types and Built Forms'

UCL-Energy Principal Research Associate Professor Philip Steadman has released 'Building Types and Built Forms', a new book looking at the history of some selected building types, interwoven with chapters about their geometry.

Energy
UCL-Energy researchers win project with National Grid

UCL-Energy researchers win project with National Grid

UCL-Energy researchers Dr. Mark Barrett and Dr. Catalina Spataru have been successful in securing a new two phase project with National Grid for UCL.

Grad Studies
SDAC on the BBC Today programme

SDAC on the BBC Today programme

Laurie Goodman from the MSc/MRes SDAC course was interviewed on the Today Programme this morning. Listen to it here, from 02hrs:37mins in.

Architecture
Sir Peter Cook leads new short course

Sir Peter Cook leads new short course

There's still time to apply for our exciting new short course led and taught by Professor Sir Peter Cook.

DPU
Announcing the ACHR/CAN Perween Rahman Fellowship scheme 2014

Announcing the ACHR/CAN Perween Rahman Fellowship scheme 2014

The ACHR Community Architects Network has launched the call for the Perween Rahman Fellowship. This Fellowship is one of the outcomes of the joint ACHR/DPU Junior Professional initiative of 2012/2013, it ...