The finals of the national, annual TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards event was held at East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf on Friday 24th April 2015. We are delighted that the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award went to Aleksandra Pedraszewska who is studying Land Economy at Cambridge
International Environmental Law, by Pierre-Marie Dupuy and Jorge E. Vinuales, published by Cambridge University Press, April 2015.
Dr Shailaja Fennell, is a member of successful Smart Villages team, led by Sir Brian Heap and based at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford in the UK
The Smart Villages initiative (running over 2016-19) has been granted the sum of £3 million, jointly funded by Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust (CMEDT) and the Templeton World Charity Foundation.
Dr Eva Steiner and Miss Klara Kan are the recipients of two Aareal Awards of Excellence in recognition of outstanding scientific research in real estate economics.
We are delighted to announce that Nick Worsley (pictured) has won the Mansford Prize for 2014 for his dissertation on hotels in a mixed real estate portfolio.
Patterns in the financing activities of firms could be used as a litmus-test to determine company value, according to a new report.
Professor J. E. Viñuales publishes Oxford Commentary on the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development
The international community has long grappled with the issue of protecting the environment while encouraging social and economic development, often with limited results. The 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development was an emphatic attempt to address this issue, setting down twenty-seven key principles for the international community to follow.
Major Environmental Governance Conference sees the launch of the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG)
The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods Edited by Elisabete A. Silva, Patsy Healey, Neil Harris, Pieter Van den Broeck Routledge – 2015 – 530 pages
Aid & Abet Artists Workshop with MPhil Land Economy Students about the North West Cambridge Development
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.
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.
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.
Professor J. E. Vinuales at the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons
Professor J. E. Vinuales addresses 157 States at the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons (8-9 December 2014).
New book launched: 'Decarbonising the World's Economy: Assessing the Feasibility of Policies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions'
The 4CMR book - 'Decarbonising the World's Economy: Assessing the Feasibility of Policies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions' - has started to roll off the presses at Imperial College Press. Edited by Terry Barker and Douglas Crawford-Brown.
A team of Land Economy students have taken part in an international competition in New York, where they competed against undergraduates from other top universities in trying to solve a real-life investment problem.
CCHPR has made a short film on promoting policy change to boost the supply of affordable housing. The film sets out the problem of a low level of house building in the UK, relative to needs, and looks at the policy options to address the low level of production.
MPhil Student Prizewinners in Land Economy 2013-2014
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The Department of Land Economy co-hosted the 16th annual BioEcon conference on the economics of biodiversity conservation (22-23 September 2014).
Measuring 'Green Value': An International Perspective Report written by Dr Franz Fuerst
A new book co-edited by Professor Phil Allmendinger on the relationship between territorial governance in Europe and post-political theory.
Student Tripos Prizewinners in Land Economy 2013-2014
AESOP Best Published Paper Award 2014
The Interim Report from the Evaluation of the Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy (often referred to as the 'bedroom tax'), carried out jointly by CCHPR and Ipsos Mori, has been published.
Dr. Fennell has been awarded a £200,000 contract as the Principal investigator on a DFID commissioned series of research studies on Activity Based Learning (ABL) in India.
The Real Estate Research Centre hosted a small private event for long-term investors on the 23rd and 24th June with senior representatives from sovereign wealth funds and other long term investors including GIC (Singapore), Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Queensland Investment Corporation, M&G, British Land and the University of Cambridge Investment Office.
Land Economy students toured the London Borough of Ealing to learn about the redevelopment in the area.
Land Economy MPhil and PhD students toured the London Borough of Ealing.
Award of UGC-UKIERI grant
A new book co-edited by Professor Jorge E. Viñuales, explore the conceptual foundations of international investment law.
New edited volume by Professor Viñuales on investment regulation
At their annual meeting in San Diego, the American Real Estate Society presented Professor Colin Lizieri with the David Ricardo Medal, their top award for academic research in real estate
PhD student wins Best Poster Award at the ESEE 2013 Conference : Ecological Economics and Institutional Dynamics
The Who Owns the City? research report, completed by a Land Economy team (Professor Colin Lizieri, Jan Reinert and Professor Andrew Baum) and sponsored by Development Securities plc shows that 52% of office space in the City of London is now foreign-owned.