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Urban Laboratory research contributes to UCL placing on Stonewall’s Top 100 employers list

Urban Laboratory research contributes to UCL placing on Stonewall’s Top 100 employers list

12 July 2018

UCL Urban Laboratory’s research on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) nightlife spaces in London, led by Dr Ben Campkin and Laura Marshall, has contributed to UCL’s successful placing ...

Dr Ben Campkin contributes to Urban Omnibus series on queer spaces and activism

09 July 2018

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan shakes hands and takes photos with organizers before London Pride march on July 8, 2017. Photo by Ashley Van Haeften via Flickr

Can governments be forces for good when it comes to the design, planning, and management of protected queer spaces at the scale of the city? Dr Ben Campkin, Urban Laboratory Co-Director, has contributed ...

Dr Claire Colomb appointed as Academic Director (Paris) for UCL Cities Programme

14 June 2018

Metro de Paris Ligne 4 Saint Michel - April 2005 (Credit: Omar Omar on Wikimedia Commons)

Urban Laboratory Steering Committee member, Dr Claire Colomb, Reader at the Bartlett School of Planning, has been appointed by UCL to act as Academic Director for Paris in the new UCL Cities Programme.

UCL researchers invited to apply for a Centre for Critical Heritage Small Grant

07 June 2018

Svalbard global seed vault

The UCL Centre for Critical Heritage Studies (CCHS) is a collaborative international, interdisciplinary research centre, jointly run between the University of Gothenburg and UCL, exploring the overarching theme of ‘heritage as global challenge ...

Historian and broadcaster David Olusoga delivers 2018 Cities Imaginaries lecture on the UK’s ‘Orwellian’ housing situation

24 May 2018

David Olusoga at UCL Urban Laboratory Photo Credit Jacob Fairless Nicholson

Historian, broadcaster and film-maker David Olusoga was invited to deliver the 2018 edition of the annual Cities Imaginaries lecture at UCL Urban Laboratory on 22 May.

Urban Rooms: Past - Present - Future exhibition on display until 18 May 2018

14 May 2018

Urban Rooms: Past-Present-Future exhibition

As part of UCL's new campus development in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, UCL Urban Laboratory and partners are proposing an Urban Room for east London - a public-facing exhibition and multi-purpose space ...

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Stadtklang Vol. 8

Stadtklang Vol. 8

07 October 2018

Stadtklang returns on Sunday 7th October at the Arcola Theatre Bar for another edition of UCL Urban Laboratory and Goldsmiths Department of Visual Cultures music night exploring the sounds of the city.

Dark is the night: in conversation

09 November 2018

Dark street in the East End © Museum of London, circa 1990

Urban Laboratory Co-Director Prof Matthew Beaumont takes part in a conversation at the Museum of London, to accompany their ongoing exhibition London Nights.

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