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.
Publication date: 7 November 2014
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.
Publication date: 15 August 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:
Publication date: 31 July 2014
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.
Publication date: 24 June 2014
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.
Publication date: 15 May 2014
UCL has been engaging with schools in Newham, with the aim of inspiring pupils from the borough to consider higher education as a viable option, and applications to UCL from students living in Newham have risen by 31% in the past year.
Publication date: 9 May 2014
Floods illustrate the need for urgent action from government to green the economic recovery, in order to address climate change and wider environment and resource issues, says UCL Commission Chair.
Publication date: 24 February 2014
Climate change is unlikely to reduce the UK’s excess winter death rate as previously thought.
Publication date: 23 February 2014
We all know that UCL is ‘London’s Global University’, but maybe it’s time for the institution to be seen as ‘London’s Volunteering University’.
Publication date: 15 January 2014
UCL’s new Open Access (OA) Guide
is now available on the UCL Library Services website.
Publication date: 11 December 2013
UCL researchers and those who support their grant applications to research councils are to be congratulated, writes Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research).
Publication date: 18 November 2013
24 new research projects have been awarded funding of up to £3,000 through the 2013-2014 UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants Scheme.
Publication date: 13 August 2013
Two new centres that will help shape the way the UK’s future infrastructure is planned and implemented were officially launched this week today during an event at the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) in London.
Publication date: 29 May 2013
26 March 2013
researchers from 14 different countries have been awarded Marie Curie
Individual Fellowships. The awards will enable researchers to spend up to two
years working with research teams across all schools at UCL.
Publication date: 18 December 2012
Researchers from UCL have found that cycling is safer than driving for young males, with 17 to 20 year old drivers facing almost five times greater risk per hour than cyclists of the same age.
Publication date: 6 December 2012
28 November 2012
The UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants Scheme invites applications to fund cross-disciplinary projects in Global Health, Sustainable Cities, Intercultural Interaction and Human Wellbeing.
Publication date: 23 November 2012
UCL Behaviour Change Month in November 2012 will comprise a series of cross-disciplinary talks, discussions and workshops, and lead up to a £10,000 research prize workshop in January 2013.
Publication date: 23 October 2012
Dr Nick Lane (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) addresses one of the most fundamental questions: how did complex life arise? He does so as the inaugural UCL Provost’s Venture Research Fellow, a programme for which new applications are invited.
Publication date: 22 June 2012
The UCL News podcast gives you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening.
Publication date: 7 June 2012
proportion of the world’s population that lives in cities has been steadily
rising, so that 3 in 5 of all people globally will live in a city by 2030. The
on Healthy Cities explores the many issues other than health services that
contribute to population health in a city environment.
Publication date: 30 May 2012
UCL, Imperial College London and Intel have announced the launch of the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Sustainable Connected Cities. The new London-based institute will be Intel’s first research centre and global hub dedicated to exploring how technology can support and sustain the social and economic development of cities worldwide.
Publication date: 24 May 2012
UCL has contributed to setting the European research agenda relating to cultural heritage and global change.
Publication date: 27 March 2012
UCL, Imperial College London and Intel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the aim of establishing an Institute for Sustainable Connected Cities.
Publication date: 18 January 2012