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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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Publication of the French version of Professor’s Dupuy and Vinuales textbook on international environmental law (Introduction au droit international de l'environnement, Bruylant, 2015)

Jun 25, 2015

This new version of Professors Pierre-Marie Dupuy and Jorge E. Vinuales textbook on international environmental law will provide students, researchers and practitioners working in French-speaking countries a facilitated access to the conceptual and integrative approach of international environmental regulation expounded in the textbook.

C-EENRG receives CCI grant to collaborate with UNEP, IUCN and BirdLife International in developing a draft instrument to regulate oceans biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction

Jun 22, 2015

This project will develop a practical but progressive international conservation agenda for the protection of biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). The conservation of BBNJ is a critical international conservation and political issue around which there is broad UN-led international consensus supporting a new protective legal instrument. However, there is limited agreement concerning the threats likely to affect BBNJ and therefore uncertainty over what measures should be included within the new legal instrument and how the legal instrument should be framed.

A group of RE02 students were guests of Land Securities on a tour of Nova organised and led by Senior Departmental Fellow Marc Mogull

Jun 11, 2015

On Friday, 22nd May, a group of 20 RE02 students led by Senior Departmental Fellow Marc Mogull were guests of Land Securities on a tour of Nova, a development scheme of five new buildings occupying an island site opposite Victoria Station in London. The game changing development ― the largest currently in London ― will provide a spectacular 900,000 sq ft mix of world class Grade A offices, contemporary high quality apartments, inventive and inspirational restaurants, eateries, bars, retail and public amenity space. Demolition work started in October 2012 on the site in tandem with Transport for London works on an upgrade of Victoria Station.

Horizon 2020 grant for Dr Franz Fuerst

Jun 04, 2015

Dr Franz Fuerst has been awarded a Horizon 2020 EU grant, "Incentives through Transparency: European Rental Housing Framework for the Profitability Calculation of Retrofitting Investments (RentalCal)" in a consortium comprising research institutions from eight European countries.

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