Sustainable Cities News
What do you get if you cross a group of UCL staff and students with an A0 map of London? On June 8th, a group of UCL staff and students sought to find out, by mapping their connections with London, and reflecting on UCL’s aim to be “in London, of London and for London”.
Published: Jun 21, 2017 8:18:04 AM
Robert Biel will be holding a book launch for "Sustainable Food Systems: The Role of the City", which is available to buy or as a free download from UCL Press, UCL's open access publishing house. The event is free, but you need to register for a free place.
Published: Jun 20, 2017 6:30:00 PM
This year's summer networking event from the Thames Estuary Partnership will take place in the opulent surroundings of Fishmongers' Banqueting Hall. Fishmongers' Hall is next to London Bridge on the north bank of the Thames. You can find out more and book a ticket here.
Published: Jun 20, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities is supporting SITE (Students in the East), a UCL Changemakers project that is using insights from current UCL students to make recommendations for the new campus at UCL East. The Bartlett and the UCL Urban Laboratory are working with 12 students from across UCL to generate findings that will be presented to the UCL East board.
Published: Jun 8, 2017 12:00:00 PM
UN Habitat III identified many failed opportunities to link urban policy with advances in urban science. Urban science includes a wealth of knowledge and expertise, crucial for policy makers struggling to deliver urban sustainability. UCL and Nature Sustainability are responding to this challenge by launching the UCL-Nature Sustainability Expert Panel on the Urban Science-Policy Interface.
Published: May 30, 2017 2:39:00 PM
UCL Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities continues to support Rethinking Housing: our priority theme that investigates the current housing crisis in the UK. Nick Gallent, Dan Durrant and Neil May have recently published a paper that questions the assumption that we can build our way out of the housing crisis.
Published: May 9, 2017 12:00:00 AM
Are you a doctoral student at UCL?
Are you interested in working with other disciplines?
UCL Grand Challenges and the UCL Doctoral School are offering awards of up to £2,000 for pairs of doctoral students from different faculties to work on a Grand Challenges topic.
The funding is available for activities undertaken between 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2018. You could hold scholarly workshops, arrange a conference or run a public engagement event. Apply with your idea for a research-informed, societally relevant, cross-disciplinary activity before the 3rd of May.
Published: Mar 17, 2017 3:45:00 PM
Urban Lab Films is hosting a screening of a new documentary ‘Cities of Sleep’, that looks at the homelessness situation (by night) in Delhi. The Urban Lab is partnering with Curzon Bloomsbury’s documentary screen Bertha DocHouse to bring the film to a UK audience.
Published: Mar 15, 2017 11:04:05 AM
UNLEASH is looking for 15 outstandingly creative members of the UCL community to spend nine days in Denmark from August 13-21 (attendance for the whole period is mandatory), as part of a group of 1,000 young people, with travel and accommodation expenses paid.
Published: Mar 10, 2017 2:31:37 PM