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Free schools ‘socially select’ pupils, research suggests

Analysis of school census data for all free schools opened between 2011 and 2014 by Professor Francis Green, Dr Rebecca Allen and Dr Andrew Jenkins (all UCL Institute of Education) points to distinct differences in admissions between free schools, especially primaries, and other institutions. Read: Schools Week More...

Published: Apr 29, 2016 3:36:34 PM

How London’s next mayor could fix air pollution – and save lives

Clive Shrubsole (UCL Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources) explains that the main mayoral candidates agree air quality is a huge issue, but disagree on policies. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: Apr 29, 2016 2:49:23 PM

Does London really need an elected mayor?

Professor Peter Rees (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) explains why there’s an argument to be made for the old way of doing things. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: Apr 29, 2016 2:38:55 PM

Public transport is part of the London mayor’s raison d'être – but both main candidates fail to impress

In an op-ed piece, PhD candidate Nicole Badstuber (UCL Transport Institute) says that with a fast-growing population, London needs a mayor with a clear vision for public transport. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: Apr 29, 2016 11:18:52 AM