UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources



We support cross-disciplinary research approaches to promote the globally sustainable use of natural resources.


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We do this through the expertise of our in-house academic research staff, as well as a network of academic and research staff across The Bartlett, the wider UCL community and around the world.

We also collaborate with other departments across UCL, including joint project development and co-supervision of PhD students. 


Methodological research groups

We employ a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods in our research. ISR also includes three research groups that focus on economic methods across projects and themes:

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Macro-economic modelling

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Econometric assessments

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Behavioural economics

Project directory 

Through our research we tackle some of the fundamental built environment issues facing society. Explore our project directory to discover the array of past and present research projects undertaken by the Institute. 

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Explore our project directory