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Goodbye English Heritage, hello Bartlett: Survey of London rehomed

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The Survey of London, the detailed Pevsner-like encyclopedia of the capital’s buildings, has moved from English Heritage to the UCL’s Bartlett faculty of the built environment. Read: Architects Journal

Navigating 3D London by pigeon

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Dr Andrew Hudson-Smith (UCL CASA) explains how the tool can be used to navigate through London's streets and live data feeds. Watch: BBC News

UK nuclear power plant gets go-ahead

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"What it equates to actually is a subsidy and the coalition said they would never subsidise nuclear... It is essentially a subsidy of between what we calculate to be £800m to £1bn a year that the UK taxpayer and energy consumer will be putting into the deep pockets of Chinese and French corporations, which are essentially their governments," says Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute). Read: BBC News More: Telegraph Evening Standard Express Daily Mail Telegraph 2 Telegraph 3 BBC R5 Live 1 2 BBC 1 News Mirror 1 2 Sun Channel 4

Chinese cash and expertise could solve Nuclear puzzle 

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“If you are talking about key energy infrastructure, there’s no way that any other EU country or the US or Russia or even China itself would allow this to happen with someone who didn’t share their political views,” says Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute). Read: Telegraph

London cycling census mapped: where do cyclists outnumber drivers?

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Using newly released data from Transport for London's cycle traffic census, Oliver O'Brien (UCL CASA) has created an interactive map showing traffic flows on key routes in central London. Read: Guardian

Dramatic rise in cyclists in London road 'revolution'

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Research by the UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis has shown that between 2001 and 2011 the number of cyclists in London rose from 77,000 to nearly 155,000. Read: Evening Standard

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