Sustainable Cities News
7 November 2014: Changing London’s cycling infrastructure will improve safety
London and other cities in Britain could be made safer for cyclists finds a study by researchers at UCL and Loughborough University. The report commissioned by Transport for London (TfL), makes recommendations which could be implemented using £913 million earmarked by London’s Mayor Boris Johnson to improve cycle safety in the capital and increase the number of cyclists four-fold by 2026, say the scientists behind the study. More...
15 August 2014: UCL-JDF Summer School – reinventing the wheelchair
In July, UCL Engineering and UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (CEGE) teamed up with the James Dyson Foundation to create an innovative week-long summer school. More...
31 July 2014: A tribute to Professor Sir Peter Hall (1932-2014)
Today we received with sadness the news of the passing of our dear colleague, friend, and outstanding planner and academic, Professor Sir Peter Hall. Please find a tribute to Professor Sir Peter Hall, written by Professor Matthew Carmona (UCL Built Environment), commemorating his life and career below: More...
Climate scientists need to establish a professional body to help define their roles, values and practices to satisfy society’s needs, and to provide guidance to improve their training and development, according to a report published today by the UCL Policy Commission on the Communication of Climate Science. More...
A bold bid to uncover an alternative to the current failed model of economic growth is being launched via the establishment of a new UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, led by the renowned anthropologist Professor Henrietta L. Moore. More...
9 May 2014: UCL working to inspire pupils in Newham
24 February 2014: Policies to green the economy must underpin UK recovery: new report
23 February 2014: Climate change won't reduce winter deaths
15 January 2014: London’s Volunteering University
11 December 2013: Highly commended UCL Open Access Guide now available
18 November 2013: UCL top in research council income
13 August 2013: UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants awarded to 24 new projects
18 December 2012: Record number of Marie Curie Fellowships for research at UCL
6 December 2012: Cycling safer than driving for young people
28 November 2012: Developing cities face perfect storm of environmental risks
23 November 2012: UCL Grand Challenges £5,000 grants available
23 October 2012: UCL Behaviour Change Month – November 2012
30 May 2012: Better urban planning is essential to improve health
24 May 2012: UCL, Intel and Imperial to create Global Centre for Research in Sustainable Connected Cities
27 March 2012: Setting the cultural heritage research agenda
18 January 2012: UCL, Intel and Imperial poised to establish Institute for Sustainable Connected Cities