UCL achieves Ska Gold rating for Whittington Hospital refurbishment

UCL has successfully achieved its first Ska Gold certificate for its refurbishment project in the Whittington Hospital. This rating represents environmental best practice in terms of reducing waste, using more sustainable materials, installing highly efficient lighting, and water saving toilets.   More...

Published: Mar 27, 2014 12:31:00 PM

WARPit Competition Now On

Between Tuesday 18th, until Friday 28th February, the member of staff that lists the most items* on UCL's WARPit site will win some brilliant Fairtrade prizes (as well as the knowledge that you’re making a real reduction to our environmental impact!) More...

Published: Feb 18, 2014 10:38:00 AM

Green Volunteering Fair - Wednesday 12th February

Come along to UCLU and Green UCL’s Green Volunteering Fair, 6-8pm on Wednesday 12th February 2014 to find out about a huge variety of ways to make a positive environmental impact.  More...

Published: Feb 7, 2014 10:46:00 AM

Green Impact February League Table

The latest results of the Green Impact are in! As always, big congratulations to all teams involved - we have a record number of teams taking part and nearly 600 actions taken as a result of the programme so far. More...

Published: Feb 6, 2014 11:35:00 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.