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Cut down on waste and get an extra £200 in your pocket

Catherine Windrow works for North London Waste Authority and took part in Green Space at the North Observatory earlier this term. Here she shares some easy tips to reduce waste, improve your environmental impact and save money.  More...

Published: Dec 15, 2014 11:09:00 AM

Free hydrogen-powered mulled apple juice and switching off stickers

On Tuesday 9th December, 12-2pm, we'll be raising awareness about the Christmas Switch Off by giving away free mulled apple juice powered by the UCL's brilliant UCell hydrogen fuel cell in the Main Quad.  More...

Published: Dec 8, 2014 11:22:00 AM

The Sustainability Team is recruiting!

Want to join UCL’s Sustainability Team and help improve the sustainability of our business and projects? More...

Published: Nov 25, 2014 10:35:00 AM

UCL achieves Highly Commended for Sustainable Facilities Management

UCL and its partners Office and General and Bywaters have received a Highly Commended accolade at the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) awards. More...

Published: Nov 12, 2014 10:43:00 AM



During Green Week UCL an exhibition of posters on topics related to the environment will take place in UCL's South Cloisters on October 16th and 17th. Below is a list of the works that will be displayed.

Ilan Adler*, Karen Hudson-Edwards** and Luiza Campos* (*Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, UCL** Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London): Drinking the rain: Quality issues and technological advances. Abstract. Poster (pdf).

UCL iGEM 2012 team: Plastic Republic - Bioremediation of Marine Plastic Waste. Abstract.

Peter Warren (UCL Energy Institute): Reducing Energy Demand: who, how, why? Abstract. Poster (ppt).

Paula Morgenstern (UCL Energy Institute): Challenges to heat metering in poorly performing apartment blocks. Abstract.

Olga Parkes (Chemical Engineering): Towards Defining A Quantitative Methodology to Enhance the Sustainability Performance of Major International Events. Abstract. Poster (pdf).

Irena McCabe (Science and Technology Studies): Display re environmental sustainability. Abstract.

Prof. Juan Luis de las Rivas Sanz1. Marina Jimenz Jimenz2, Mario Paris3 (1 IUU – Instituto Universitario de Urbanistica of University of Valladolid. 2 IUU – Instituto Universitario de Urbanistica of University of Valladolid. 3 IUU – Instituto Universitario de Urbanistica of University of Valladolid, UCL-CASA Visiting Reseacher): Landscape as Strategy in Urban Planning: The new Master Plan of Valladolid (2012). Abstract.

Melvin Wan (Psychology): Gardens by the Bay: Singapore’s Model for Sustainable Development. Abstract.

Milena Nikolic (Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences Research): There Aren’t Plenty More Fish in the Sea: A Causal Model Approach to Understanding Overfishing. Abstract.

Energy Social Sciences Research Group (UCL Energy Institute): The social side of energy use. Abstract

Bernadette Devilat Loustalot (Bartlett UCL): Re-construction alternatives for heritage villages after earthquakes. Chile: 2005, 2010, 20??. Abstract.

Craig Robertson (UCL Energy Institute): Rally Round the Data! The role of energy data feedback in building design and construction practice. Abstract.

Felipe Lanuza Rilling (Bartlett Faculty of Built Environment): Representing absence: The Territories of the Ex-Railway Circumvallation of Santiago. Abstract.

Tia Kansara (UCL Energy Institute): Occupant Satisfaction in buildings in Abu Dhabi. Abstract. Poster (pdf).

William Hines (Computer Science): Reseed - the mission to redistribute unidentified wealth. Abstract.

Gustav Milne (UCL Institute of Archaeology): The Evolutionary Determinants of Health: supporting the case for a greener UCL. Abstract.

Douglas Davies (Space and Climate Physics): The innocence of new Life. Abstract.

Rosalina Babourkova-Horner (Development Planning Unit): Gender and Environmental Perceptions in a Roma Community. Abstract.

Folashade Akinmolayan (Chemical Engineering): A detailed mathematical modelling representation of clean water treatment plants. Abstract.

Laura Tamjarv (UCLU Green Economy Society): Laura Tamjarv (UCLU Green Economy Society): Welcome to the UCLU Green Economy Society! Abstract.

Himani Gupta (The Bartlett School of Planning): Form and Mass. Abstract.

Marianne Jennifer R. Datiles, Professor Michael Heinrich (Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, UCL School of Pharmacy): Digitizing Plant Traditions, Preserving Cultural Heritage: An Ethnobotanical Database for Medicinal Plant Uses of Indigenous Mount Pinatubo Ayta, Philippines.

Samiur Rahman (Department of Electronic Engineering): Phase-sensitive FMCW radar for high precision Antarctic ice shelf profile monitoring and imaging. Abstract.

Massimiliano Materazzi (Chemical Engineering Department): Clean energy from waste: fundamental investigations on high temperature bubbling fluid bed gasifiers. Abstract.

Henrietta Nasmyth (Inter Cultural Studies): la decroissance economique... Abstract. Poster (pdf).

James Paskins (VP: Research): Addressing the Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities. Abstract. Poster.

Shlomit Flint (Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA)): How Do Latent Orders Determine Residential Dynamics of Minorities in East-London? Abstract.