Published: Jan 20, 2015 4:00:00 PM
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
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
The Sustainability Team is running free environmental auditor training sessions to cover the basics of how to undertake an audit, and to give an opportunity to conduct an audit of a UCL building. More...
Published: Jan 8, 2015 11:53:00 AM
Rosalina Babourkova-Horner (Development Planning Unit): Gender and Environmental Perceptions in a Roma Community
This research explores perceptions of environmental risks and well-being in a Roma neighbourhood in the city of Sofia, Bulgaria. Using participatory photography methods, the study, funded by the UCL Chadwick Trust, found a marked gender difference in the way participants ranked the significance of the identified environmental risks in the neighbourhood. Gender differences were also obvious in the way women and men perceived the interrelationship between risks and the spatial extent of the risks, with women concerned with risks over the wider community and men concerned with problems existent only in their immediate locality.