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Ben Campkin wins Jane Jacobs Book Award

Ben Campkin wins Jane Jacobs Book Award

22 November 2015

Dr Ben Campkin, Director of UCL Urban Laboratory, has received the 2015 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Foundation Book Award for his book Remaking London: Decline and Regeneration in Urban Culture.

Watching Jeremy, Watching Me, Watching Jeremy

27 October 2015

“What are you looking at?” - Rodrigo Firmino interacting with the Jeremy Bentham Panopticam

In his will, Jeremy Bentham, UCL's "spiritual founder", requested that after his death, his body be displayed in public, in what he called an “Auto-Icon”. His preserved skeleton continues to gaze upon ...

UCL Grand Challenges 2034 Grants

27 October 2015

UCL Grand Challenges 2034 Grants

UCL Grand Challenges have opened up an application process for funding of cross-disciplinary, collaborative, and outwardly-facing activities, costing between £2k and £10k, which ‘address global challenges’ while also supporting the development of at ...

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Taking Up Gay Spaces

Taking Up Gay Spaces

28 November 2015

With the recent closure of some of London's most treasured gay bars, and the exciting opening of new ones, now seems like a pertinent time to take stock of our want and ...

Change by Design report launch: Euston's contested sites

30 November 2015

Change by Design report launch and debate: collective sites in Euston

London is undergoing a rapid transformation. Where is the space for communities in these visions?

Writing Comparisons workshop

02 December 2015

Writing Comparisons Workshop

This workshop seeks to discuss and share how we can put recent developments in comparative urban research into practice.
Intended for PhD students and researchers working with and interested in comparative urban research ...

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