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UCL and PKU in bid to create blueprint for sustainable Mega-Cities

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Shanghai at night

They are universities situated in the heart of their respective capitals but are now to link up to create a premier research centre that aims to provide a blueprint for developing sustainable mega-cities around the world.

UCL and PKU draw up roadmap to tackle global challenges

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PKU campus

UCL and Peking University (PKU) have extended their partnership by agreeing a new roadmap to tackle issues including creating a blueprint for sustainable cities, teaching Mandarin in English schools and reducing the occurrence of spina bifada, one of the world’s most common birth defects.

UCL and Google host women and the Industrial Strategy event

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Google UCL IIPP

Women and the economy would benefit from a mission-oriented approach to industrial policy that focused on concrete problems in areas of sustainability and care, said Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (UCL IIPP), speaking at an event on women and the Industrial Strategy.

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