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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

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About the Department of Land Economy

The Department of Land Economy is a leading international centre, providing a full programme of taught courses within an intensive, research-oriented environment. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment, 50% of the Department's research work was described as "World Leading" and a further 38% as "Internationally Excellent".

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The Department's multidisciplinary courses are distinctive within Cambridge and set it apart from other Cambridge departments and faculties.

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Research Groups

There are two core Research Groups within the Department, each containing leading international scholars:

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New book: The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods.

Jan 21, 2015

The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods Edited by Elisabete A. Silva, Patsy Healey, Neil Harris, Pieter Van den Broeck Routledge – 2015 – 530 pages

Colin Lizieri to Chair World Economic Forum Industry Agenda Council

Dec 22, 2014

Colin Lizieri, Grosvenor Professor of Real Estate Finance and Director of the Real Estate Research Centre, has been invited to chair the World Economic Forum’s Industry Agenda Council on the Future of Real Estate and Urbanization.

2014 Research Excellence Framework Results Show Land Economy as World Leading

Dec 19, 2014

The results of the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise have just been published. Land Economy's research was assessed as part of a combined submission with Cambridge’s Department of Architecture to the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning Panel. 45 other Universities made submissions to that panel.

Sarah Monk, Deputy Director of CCHPR for many years, has recently been elected a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Dec 17, 2014

Sarah Monk, who was CCHPR Deputy Director for several years, has been elected a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. The Academy have recognised Sarah as leading researcher in the field of housing and urban economics and planning.

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