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Megaprojects revolution

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Professor Andrew Davies (UCL Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management) explains how Heathrow T5 and Crossrail have helped transform the way we design and deliver infrastructure megaprojects in the UK. Read: Times

Meeting emissions target will create jobs

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Research conducted by Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute) and Cambridge Econometrics has found that meeting targets to cut carbon from the power sector, transport, homes and businesses could reduce imports of oil and gas by £8.5bn a year by 2030. Read: Belfast Telegraph

Where in the UK do people swear most on Twitter?

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A study by Dr Hannah Fry and Dr Ed Manley (UCL CASA) has revealed which areas of the UK Twitter users are most likely to swear in their posts. Read: BBC News, More: Independent, Guardian, Metro, Belfast Telegraph, The Hindu, Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Future Proof' (from 30 mins 35 secs)

Qatari investment gives London developments a fillip

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Professor Peter Bishop (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) says Qatari investments in major London developments are having a beneficial impact on improving areas of capital such as the South Bank and the East End. Read: Gulf Times

Mexican energy reform may be a bridge to a low carbon economy – or a fossil fuel past

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Baltazar Solano Rodriguez (UCL Energy Institute) explains Mexico’s new energy reforms, which include opening deep-water oil and shale fields to foreign investment, as well as liberalising Mexico’s electricity industry. Read: The Conversation

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