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New Masters Programme for 2015: MRes Architecure and Digital Theory

New Masters Programme for 2015: MRes Architecure and Digital Theory

27 March 2015

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 programme will be led by Professor Frédéric Migayrou and Professor Mario Carpo, and is set ...

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

24 March 2015

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). The Habitat III conference will take place next year in Quito, Ecuador. 

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 ...

Architecture
Bartlett students win 2015 Arup prize

Bartlett students win 2015 Arup prize

Bartlett PhD candidate Moritz Behrens and MSc Adaptive Architecture and Communication (AAC) student Konstantinos Mavromichalis have won the annual ‘No.8@Arup’ competition with their installation 'The Sentiment Cocoon'. The installation is one ...

Architecture
Urban Design grad to present at 'Adhocracy' exhibition

Urban Design grad to present at 'Adhocracy' exhibition

Bartlett MArch Urban Design graduate Maritina Koutsoukou has been selected to present her work at the Adhocracy exhibition and symposium taking place at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens this April.

Architecture
InnoChain PhD vacancies at The Bartlett

InnoChain PhD vacancies at The Bartlett

Three fully-funded PhD fellowships in design communication, simulation and robotics are available at The Bartlett School of Architecture as part of InnoChain, an innovation European Training Network funded by the EU’s Horizon ...

Energy
Smart Grid Article by Business Reporter Features Dr. Catalina Spataru

Smart Grid Article by Business Reporter Features Dr. Catalina Spataru

Dr. Catalina Spataru, now a Lecturer in Energy Systems and Networks at the UCL Energy Institute, was interviewed by Joanne Frearson  of Business Reporter for an article titled ‘Power grids must become integrated ...

Architecture
Bartlett alumni exhibit at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Bartlett alumni exhibit at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

A group of Bartlett Architecture alumni have created a mobile artist’s studio, The Observatory, which has recently been completed and is to be exhibited by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios.

Architecture
Bartlett researchers awarded prestigious Marie Curie Fellowships

Bartlett researchers awarded prestigious Marie Curie Fellowships

We are delighted to announce that two post-doctoral fellows, Dr Jonathan Rokem and Dr Evangelia Chrysikou, have been awarded Marie Curie Fellowships from the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme to spend two years ...

Planning
New Paper: Improving Interchanges in China: the Experiential Phenomenon

New Paper: Improving Interchanges in China: the Experiential Phenomenon

This paper examines the development of multimodal passenger rail hubs as part of the high-speed rail (HSR) network in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The instrumental, attitudinal and affective experience of ...

ISR
Research Catalyst Grants

Research Catalyst Grants

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and UCL Grand Challenge for Human Wellbeing invite applications for grants of up to £10,000 from UCL staff, as part of the 2015 ‘Global Food Security ...

Architecture
International Seminar: RIO@RIO

International Seminar: RIO@RIO

Sophia Psarra with PhD students Cauê Capillé, Kimon Krenz and Fani Kostourou are organising an international seminar RIO@RIO to be held at GSSAP Columbia University's Studio X in Rio de Janeiro.