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Resources:Framed Competition 2014

Resources:Framed Competition 2014

10 April 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.

Research Catalyst Grants - Call for applications

Research Catalyst Grants - Call for applications

31 March 2014

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 for Planet Earth: Intercultural communication for sustainable resources’ symposium, aimed at conducting innovative and cross-disciplinary research that ...

UCL ISR and UCL-Energy Climate Week Blog 2014

UCL ISR and UCL-Energy Climate Week Blog 2014

From 3-9 March 2014, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and UCL Energy Institute staff and students will be blogging daily to celebrate Climate Week 2014.

Policies to green the economy must underpin
UK recovery: new report

Policies to green the economy must underpin UK recovery: new report

The UK urgently needs a green economic strategy to move towards low-carbon prosperity, resource security and environmental quality, says a new report published today by UCL’s Green Economy Policy Commission

ISR PhD Opportunities 2014/15

ISR PhD Opportunities 2014/15

UCL ISR is now offering two fully-funded (conditions apply) PhD studentships to begin in September 2014 to outstanding economics graduates, with the overall objective of adapting or constructing a global and UK macroeconomic ...

Shaping the urban sustainability research landscape – Public Engagement Fellowship

Shaping the urban sustainability research landscape – Public Engagement Fellowship

What’s the role of the public in achieving low carbon urban futures? UCL-Energy and UCL ISR Research Associate Charlotte Johnson has been awarded a public engagement fellowship to explore this question.

Blog Post: Tales From Foreign Parts

Blog Post: Tales From Foreign Parts

Foreign travel, especially air travel, is bad for the climate, so that at ISR I think carefully about invitations that involve it. But sometimes, in this globalised world, it is just necessary to ...

Greening the UK economy: Challenges and opportunities

Greening the UK economy: Challenges and opportunities

Will McDowall, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources researcher and member of the UCL Green Economy Policy Commission, joined Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills at ...

ISR Director joins UNEP International Resource Panel

ISR Director joins UNEP International Resource Panel

ISR Director, Prof Paul Ekins, has been appointed as a member on the International Resource Panel (IRP), part of the United Nations Environment Programme, for three years starting from May 2013.

A warm welcome to Professor Raimund Bleischwitz

A warm welcome to Professor Raimund Bleischwitz

It is with great pleasure that we formally welcome Prof Raimund Bleischwitz to the ISR team. 

Resources:Framed Competition Results

Resources:Framed Competition Results

Congratulations to the winners of the Resources:Framed Photo Competition!

Catalyst Grant Winners

Catalyst Grant Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Sustainable Resources for Sustainable Cities Catalyst Grant winners.

ISR PhD Opportunities 2013/14

ISR PhD Opportunities 2013/14

UCL ISR is now offering nine fully-funded (conditions apply) PhD projects to begin in September 2013.

Blog Post: Water Resources - A slippery issue

Blog Post: Water Resources - A slippery issue

UCL ISR research associate, Paul Drummond, writes about some of the challenges facing the UN as it embarks  on its 'International Year on Water Cooperation':

Sustainable Buildings Grant Opportunity

Sustainable Buildings Grant Opportunity

Applications are now open for an opportunity to win £15,000 towards research in the area of sustainable building products.