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Computer Science - Environment - 19.11.2020
Spotlight on... Professor Kai H. Luo
This week we meet Professor Kai H. Luo, Chair of Energy Systems in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Environment - Social Sciences - 18.11.2020
Opinion: How museums could inspire radical action on the climate crisis
The emergence of the public museum cannot be disentangled from painful histories of colonial subjugation and exploitation.

Research Management - Environment - 18.11.2020

Environment - Materials Science - 12.11.2020

Environment - Research Management - 12.11.2020
New project examines the impact of counterterrorism measures on residents’ everyday experience in European cities
A new European research project starting in January 2021 aims to provide an unprecedented international comparison of how counterterrorism and urban security change the everyday experiences of residents across cities in Europe.

Environment - 12.11.2020

Environment - 12.11.2020

Transport - Environment - 10.11.2020
On the road to a cleaner, greener Glastonbury Festival
Scientists from Cardiff University are teaming up with Electrogenic and Glastonbury Festival to help electrify Land Rover vehicles used across Worthy Farm.

Environment - 06.11.2020
Interview: what the tight US election results mean for Democrats and Republicans
Dr Thomas Gift (UCL Centre on US Politics) looks at what the close margin of the US presidential race means for both parties, now and over the next four years.

Environment - Social Sciences - 06.11.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 03.11.2020
Divergent wildlife conservation perspectives in Africa
In African wildlife conservation, most documented experiences are from southern and south-eastern Africa; countries with well developed 'wildlife industries'. Their voices and perspectives are dominant, but a new paper in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution presents divergent perspectives from West, Central and the Horn of Africa.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 28.10.2020
Futuristic house for Martians brought to life by Bristol scientists, artists and architects
Futuristic house for Martians brought to life by Bristol scientists, artists and architects
Experiencing life on Mars could be more than just a fantastical notion, thanks to a new collaboration that has seen artists come together with scientists, architects and engineers to create a full-scale house for the future, in Bristol.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.10.2020
Analysis: Expanding marine protected areas by 5% could boost fish yields by 20%
Increasing the size and number of areas where fishing is banned could boost the amount of fish caught in other areas, but gaining the support of local fishers is key, explains Dr Peter Jones (UCL Geography).

Environment - Social Sciences - 25.10.2020
Brazilian youth’s important role in fight against climate change - study
Marginalised young people in Brazilian cities can play an important role in responding to the threat of climate change, but youth engagement needs to be both ‘playful' and take youth ‘ser

Environment - Earth Sciences - 21.10.2020
University of Glasgow joins SCCS partnership in climate action
Leading academics from the University of Glasgow have joined forces with SCCS, the UK's largest grouping of carbon capture and storage (CCS) scientists, to strengthen climate action through targeted r

History / Archeology - Environment - 21.10.2020
Britain and Ireland’s greatest Vikings towns join forces
York and Dublin, the two most important Viking settlements in Western Europe, are joining to learn from each other about their linked heritage and history, it was announced today.

Life Sciences - Environment - 20.10.2020

Environment - 20.10.2020
Tackling floods and water waste
Tackling floods and water waste
A flooded road - a new report says we need to look to nature to protect against flooding and water waste.

Innovation - Environment - 14.10.2020

Environment - 14.10.2020

Environment - 13.10.2020
Analysis: Invasive species - why Britain can’t eat its way out of its crayfish problem
PhD researcher Eleri Pritchard (UCL Geography) explains the problems with the invading species signal crayfish, the issues trapping poses to other native species, and why eating the crayfish isn't a solution. Invasive species pose a major threat to global biodiversity. In the UK, one of the most notorious of these invaders is the signal crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.10.2020

Environment - Life Sciences - 07.10.2020

Physics - Environment - 02.10.2020

Life Sciences - Environment - 30.09.2020
Reptiles divided up the spoils in ancient seas
Reptiles divided up the spoils in ancient seas
Duria Antiquior - a more ancient Dorset. Watercolour of a Mesozoic marine ecosystem by geologist Henry De la Beche, painted in 1830. Ancient oceans have fascinated natural historians since the 1800s Mesozoic marine tetrapod ecospace. Animals in each group share ecological characteristics.

Environment - 29.09.2020
Oxford launches new principles for credible carbon offsetting
Carbon offsetting is a widespread tool in efforts to achieve net zero emissions.

Environment - 22.09.2020
Intensive monoculture is putting water systems in peril
The global spread of vast forest plantations and agricultural monocultures are turning once diverse landscapes into areas of land supporting single plant species, with profound implications for our terrestrial water cycle, according to new research. A new paper published in Nature Geoscience , and written by a global collaboration of interdisciplinary researchers studying ecohydrological systems, calls for policymakers and practitioners to consider these water-vegetation interactions in their land management decisions.

Environment - 22.09.2020
Opinion: The world is designed for men - but smart energy systems don’t have to be
Many aspects of the world are designed with male needs in mind, but this doesn't have to be the case for emerging smart energy systems, argues Dr Charlotte Johnson (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources).

Environment - Economics / Business - 18.09.2020
Analysis: It’s time to get real on nuclear
Professor Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute) argues the market is clear that new large nuclear plants are a thing of the past.

Environment - 17.09.2020
Mapping our wasted heat
Have you ever thought about all the wasted heat that's released into our atmosphere from large factories and power stations?

Campus - Environment - 17.09.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 14.09.2020
Sustainable Development Goals essential for the UK Government's pandemic recovery
Sustainable Development Goals essential for the UK Government’s pandemic recovery
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development cites evidence from the Sussex Sustainability Research Prog

Environment - Materials Science - 11.09.2020
Digital 3D models of London chart path to lower emissions
An interactive 3D map of London that grades the energy efficiency of more than 3.5 million properties has been built by UCL researchers for the Greater London Authority (GLA) to inform efforts in tackling fuel poverty and reducing carbon emissions.

Social Sciences - Environment - 11.09.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 10.09.2020
Millions of dollars to clean up tuna nets and flip flops from island state
Millions of dollars to clean up tuna nets and flip flops from island state
Following a five-week clean-up on Aldabra Atoll, one of Seychelles' UNESCO World Heritage Site, where 25 tonnes of marine plastic litter was removed, researchers at Oxford University have estimated t
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