Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources


About us

Through teaching and research carried out in our four Institutes, The Bartlett School of Environment Energy and Resources addresses the complex global challenges of sustainability transition.

Our mission

Our mission is to enable world-leading research with innovative and novel methodologies, and to educate the sustainability leaders of tomorrow. Our ambition is to assess risks, solve problems and develop appropriate mechanisms to maximize our impact.  

Our composition helps to deliver relevant Sustainable Development Goals on cities, climate change, energy, food, heritage, industry, infrastructures, natural resources and water, as well as the UK Industrial Strategy.

We run on a sustainable business model balancing teaching and research, partnerships and international collaborations across its four institutes. We are dedicated to inter- and transdisciplinary systems thinking spanning building physics, data analytics, economics, environmental research, heritage science, modelling, policy and governance, and more. 

Located at UCL, London’s global university, our working culture endorses equality, diversity, inclusion, skill development and promotion of staff.

How does the School work?

The Bartlett School of Environment Energy and Resources serves two principal functions. It provides a framework for administrative support to the four Institutes, combining expertise in, amongst other things, management and delivery of research proposals, multi-disciplinary projects and teaching programmes.

The School also provides a collaborative and flexible environment for the four Institutes to share knowledge and resources. Staff have the opportunity to move between disciplines and engage with the School’s shared problem domains of Energy, Environment, Resources and Heritage.

Our structure allows staff to participate more easily in multidisciplinary research to solve real-world problems, both at The Bartlett and in the wider UCL community.

By numbers

The Bartlett School of Environment Energy and Resources generates approximately £35 million annually and employs 230 staff, 180 doctoral students, 500 master students and 270 undergraduate students, with a research project portfolio of approximately £70 million.

Institutional commitment

We are commited to the core values of UCL and champion a number of university-wide schemes. Several of our staff have taken on institutional citizenship roles to champion green impact and equality, diversity and inclusion in the school. Their work alongside the actions of our Directors and staff help us to make a fairer working environment, putting in practice our core message of sustainability. Find out more about the work they are undertaking in the School in the sections below.

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In the face of the climate crisis, our commitment to sustainability is core to our operations.

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

To build a sustainable future, we need a fairer world. We are commited to equality, diversity and inclusion in our School and Institutes, addressing questions of representation and accessibility in all our activity.