Interested Participants are invited to participate in fifth consecutive year Awards Essay on African issues Casa Africa. The objective of this award is to recognize, encourage and disseminate original and unpublished trials that contribute to a better knowledge of the African continent. The theme for Essay Prize will be “CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA”. Award of up to 3,500 euros will offered to winning person.
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FUPOL is an EU-funded research program (2011 - 2015) with 9 Mio budget. It is focused on urban policy domains such as land-use, housing, segregation, urban infrastructure and sutainable development. Its main research focus are new technologies and methods for e-governance, e-participation and policy modeling.
Urban planning is not only important to the strategic design behind a city's infrastructure, but now one study finds that the landscaping itself which emphasizes urban greening and the introduction of well-maintained vegetation, can lower the rates of certain types of crime such as aggravated assault, robbery and burglary, in cities.
Project Partner: HR Wallingford
Project Partner: Building Research Establishment (BRE)
In Collaboration with the BRE, the Bartlett School of Planning and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, the UCL Centre for Urban Sustainability and Resilience has funding from the EPSRC for an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) studentship (4 year programme) for the following project: BREEAM COMMUNITIES: evaluating and further developing a new sustainability standard for master planning
Project Partner: European Investment Bank
Academic Supervisor: Francesca Medda (f.meddaucl.ac.uk)