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Published: Sep 30, 2014 5:32:00 PM

UCL's response to Transport for London's proposed Cycle Superhighways

UCL is currently preparing a formal response to Transport for London's proposals for both a new segregated East-West Cycle Superhighway through Central London and a North-South Cycle Superhighway between Elephant & Castle and King's Cross. If you'd like to make any make any suggestions to be considered as part of this response, please contact Joanna Marshall-Cook before Friday 3rd October.  More...

Published: Sep 26, 2014 10:28:00 AM

A new approach to recycling at UCL

As part of UCL’s ongoing work to improve recycling rates, a new approach to waste and recycling is being introduced across the university. This includes a new way to segregate waste, the introduction of hundreds of news bins and a unified waste signage scheme.  More...

Published: Sep 19, 2014 11:02:00 AM

New bike racks installed around UCL

As part of UCL's ongoing work to improve cycling facilities for staff and students, the UCL Sustainability Team have completed the installation of new parking spaces for 181 bikes around the Bloomsbury campus.  More...

Published: Aug 19, 2014 9:30:00 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.