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Share your images of sustainability

Green UCL is gathering your interpretations and visualisations of key sustainability themes for their Annual Report. Winning entries will receive a £50 prize and coverage in this widely-read report.  More...

Published: Jan 28, 2015 2:42:00 PM

UCL's People & Planet University League 2015 score

Compiled by student campaigning organisation People & Planet, the University League is an independent ranking of UK universities on their environmental and ethical performance.  More...

Published: Jan 20, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Pop-up cycling cafes from London By Cycle

Never ridden a bike before but want to try? Got a new bike and looking for advice on good routes? Ride a little but wish you were more confident? Just want a free coffee and to chat about bikes? More...

Published: Jan 12, 2015 11:08:00 AM

The Christmas Switch Off: your impact

Congratulations to everyone who joined in with the Christmas Switch Off. The savings you’ve helped make really is proof that we can all play a part in improving UCL’s environmental impact.  More...

Published: Jan 9, 2015 9:50:00 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.