CONFERENCE: Second London Citizen Cyberscience Summit, 16.-18.02.12 London

On your marks! The London Citizen Cyberscience Summit in 2010 brought together for the first time volunteers and scientists from a wide range of Web-based science projects, ranging from volunteer computing (SETI@home, ClimatePrediction.net) to volunteer thinking (GalaxyZoo, Herbaria@home) to volunteer sensing (EpiCollect, NoiseTube) and much more. Historians, journalists, teachers and businessmen all brought their angle […]

SYMPOSIUM: Informal City: Design as Political Engagement Architectural Association Symposium, 09. February 2012, London

The AA has been very central to the evolution of ideas about the informal city and the formulation of strategies to deal with it. The AA Research Cluster on Urbanism and the Informal City seeks to give continuity to that work while focusing more specifically on architecture and urbanism as tools of political engagement in […]

JOBS: Lectureship in Planning and Real Estate University College London – UCL Bartlett School of Planning, Deadline: 07. March 12

Lectureship in Planning and Real Estate University College London – UCL Bartlett School of Planning The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,557 – £38,594 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. The Bartlett School of Planning at UCL is a research-led planning school with an international reputation, offering innovative […]

Study Program: MSc Urban Studies, University College London

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/urbanstudies/index.php AN INTERDISCIPLINARY DEGREE Cities are now a critical focus for research, policy-making and public debate. More than half the global population now lives in cities and according to the United Nations this number is set to rise to three-quarters by the year 2050. The scale and complexity of these developments necessitate the development of […]