David Martin and Toby Neville, Centre for CO2 Technology PhD students, spoke to Mike Rann, Premier of South Australia, about his ambitions for renewable energy. more...

Supporting Innovation

The Centre has recently formed the Electrochemical Innovation Lab (EIL) to promote the development of electrochemical technology at UCL. This is a new model for university based innovation and promises accelerated routes to commercialisation and exploitation. Find out more...


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Having the ‘right’ connections only gets you so far

Working with a highly reputable corporate leader helps managers get promoted to senior positions in the short term, but such a career boost is balanced in the longer-term as competitive job markets, including professional sports, punish those managers who initially benefited. More...

Published: Sep 25, 2015 10:21:19 AM

Artificial intelligence improves fine wine price prediction

The price fluctuation of fine wines can now be predicted more accurately using a novel artificial intelligence approach developed by researchers at UCL. The method could be used to help fine wine investors make more informed decisions about their portfolios and encourage non-wine investors to start looking at wine in this manner and hence increase the net trade of wine. It is expected that similar techniques will be used in other ‘alternative assets’ such as classic cars. More...

Published: Aug 5, 2015 10:00:33 AM

Switching off street lights at night does not increase car crashes and crime

Reduced street lighting in England and Wales is not associated with road traffic collisions or crime, according to research by UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Published: Jul 29, 2015 11:05:28 AM

UCL digital research facility gets go-ahead

The Government has committed to investing £4 million in a new facility at UCL to help policymakers develop ways of evening out the UK’s regional economic divides. This figure is matched by an additional £5.6 million of institutional funding.

Published: Jul 20, 2015 1:03:22 PM

UCL Academy students become environmental engineers

144 Year 7 students at UCL Academy have been learning about the waste-energy-food cycle as part of a six-week environmental engineering educational programme led by Dr Aiduan Borrion (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering), in the first major collaboration between UCL Engineering and UCL Academy. More...

Published: Jun 25, 2015 2:23:26 PM

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