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Research at UCL Australia

UCL School of Energy and Resources

Research in the School of Energy and Resources focuses on both the upstream and downstream development of energy and resources, covering a wide range of disciplines - from engineering and economics to environmental science and law. 

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Mullard Space Science Laboratory

The Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL) is a world-leading research organisation delivering a broad science programme that is underpinned by a strong capability in space science instrumentation, space-domain engineering, space medicine, systems engineering and project management.

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International Energy Policy Institute

The International Energy Policy Institute (IEPI) was created to address key policy issues in the mineral, energy and resources industries through intensive and innovative research.

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Research at the IEPI

Professor Stefaan Simons

Professor Stefaan Simons

RESEARCH

International Energy Policy Institute

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY POLICY INSTITUTE

The International Energy Policy Institute (IEPI) was created to address key policy issues in the mineral, energy and resources industries through intensive and innovative research.

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Mullard Space Science Laboratory

MULLARD SPACE SCIENCE LABORATORY

The Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL) is a world-leading research organisation delivering a broad science programme that is underpinned by a strong capability in space science instrumentation, space-domain engineering, space medicine, systems engineering and project management.

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Inaugural UCL Research Tasting Night a great success!

11 December 2013

11 December 2013

Shale gas, uranium fuel leasing and gaining social licences to operate were among the issues discussed during a new ‘Research Tasting Night’ at University College London’s Australia campus in Adelaide on December 10.

Guests were ‘served’ a three-course sample of bite-sized (three-minute) presentations about research being conducted at UCL.  The evening saw guests served canapés and wine while being treated to a series of three-minute, ‘bite sized’ talks from the university’s high-achieving students and post-doctoral researchers across a broad variety of subjects, from unconventional gas, nuclear power and low carbon economy to renewable energy systems and environmental impacts of energy production. 

UCL Australia Chief Executive David Travers said: ‘The UCL Research Tasting Night is about encouraging a discussion on research in energy and mineral resources, while familiarising guests with the work being done at the university.’

‘This new event is designed to give guests a quick snapshot of some of our research, and the chance to network in a relaxed setting.’

A total of 12 presentations will be dished up throughout the evening, with starters ‘served’ by masters students, mains by postdoctoral research associates and dessert by PhD candidates of UCL.

Other research topics included the ‘The first steps for a uranium fuel industry’, to ‘How to manage the uncertainties of the shale gas development’ and ‘Revolutionising Australia’s future power grid with renewable energy’.

See the full list of presented topics in the Research Tasting Night ‘menu’

See here for the Research Tasting Night photos.