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Green energy blueprint for cutting UK electricity prices

A blueprint to cut UK electricity prices to bring them into line with competitor countries such as Germany and France as we move to low-carbon power generation has been proposed by UCL researchers.

Published: Feb 5, 2018 7:31:13 AM

The secrets of the "ideal" open plan office revealed

What makes the ideal open-plan office? Researchers at UCL have used data analysis, video observation and surveys to study how we interact at work and come up with an answer.

Published: Nov 22, 2017 10:29:19 AM

Sowing Sustainability Video Launch

Please join us for the premiere of Sowing Sustainability: UCL and Urban Food Systems. This video from the Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities looks at new ways of thinking about how we produce and consume food in our modern, urbanising world.

Published: Nov 7, 2017 2:56:24 PM

Measuring distance with a single photo

Most cameras just record colour but now the 3D shapes of objects, captured through only a single lens, can be accurately estimated using new software developed by UCL computer scientists.

Published: Jul 26, 2017 10:41:09 AM