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Irene Manzini: From Master of Research to PhD
Former Interdisciplinary Urban Design MRes student Irene Manzini shares how the MRes helped her advance into PhD studies.
Peter Rees featured in The Guardian’s article
Prof. Peter Rees is featured as an expert sharing insights in the article 'Debacle over Sphere in London spotlights UK’s problem with planning' published in The Guardian.
Prof. Catalina Turcu coordinates scientific work on UNEP’s 7th Global Environment Outlook assessment
Professor Catalina Turcu attended the UNEP’s 7th Global Environment Outlook Assessment (GEO-7) Authors Meeting in Vienna, to coordinate a team of scientists in preparing the GEO-7 final chapter, 'Driving the Transformation’.
Prof. Catalina Turcu awarded funding to research Green Infrastructure
Professor Catalina Turcu has received funding for the project titled 'Climate Adaptation and Health Co-benefits of Green Infrastructure in the London Borough of Islington (CRAFTIslington)'.
Valentina Giordano secures spot in UCL ChangeMakers Dialogue
Congratulations to Valentina Giordano on her successful application to
ChangeMakers Dialogue facilitates conversations between staff and students about an element of education as a way of developing shared understandings about that topic. Topics for the dialogue will be based on arising challenges and opportunities at UCL or within the sector.
Valentina aims to explore the integration of AI tools in the way BSP teaches Graphic Skills, with the goal of developing a series of resources for the BSP Graphic Skills portal. She is also in the process of recruiting 2 UG students from BPLN0078 to collaborate with her on the project in Term 3.
Matthew Carmona celebrates his 100th blogpost
A new blog titled Talking the talk: 20 years and 100 blogs has been published by Professor Matthew Carmona.
In this milestone 100th blog post, Matthew Carmona takes a moment to reflect on his blogging journey, sharing insights into how it all began.
Professor Catalina Turcu to join UCL’s team of experts at COP28
We’re delighted to announce that BSP's Professor Catalina Turcu will be joining UCL's team at COP28, the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, to be held from 30 November to 12 December in the United Arab Emirates.
Professor Catalina Turcu to advise on EU’s environmental and sustainability policy priorities
Professor Catalina Turcu has been invited to take part in a high-level foresight workshop organised by the European Environment Agency (EEA) in Brussels on 12th Oct 24: Strategic outlook into EU’s 2024-2029 policy priorities: exploring alternative scenarios for the environment
Prof Catalina Turcu advises the European Environment Agency on sustainability challenges
Professor Catalina Turcu has been invited to advise the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Sustainable housing for all by 2030: Prof Catalina Turcu gives keynote at ENHR Conference
Professor Catalina Turcu gave the plenary at the European Network of Housing Research (ENHR) conference in Lodz, Poland 28-30 June 2023
Bartlett Planning team help planners discover best locations for future urban growth
Future Urban Growth Lab is a KEIF project that runs from May 2022 to end of April 2023. Dr. Tommaso Gabrieli (PI) and Prof. Stephen Marshall (Co-I) from the Bartlett School of Planning formed a partnership with the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and Dr. Luca D’Acci (Associate Professor in Urban Studies at Politecnico of Turin, Italy) with the objective to create a user-friendly software to visualize options for future urban growth.
Bartlett Planning Student Finalists: National Urban Design Awards 2023
We are pleased to announce that MSc Urban Design & City Planning students, Elisha Belfon Thompson, Marco Mak and Anjali Maniar have been named finalists in this year's National Urban Design Awards in the concept and innovation category.