The University of Cambridge has launched a new three-year research and fellow programme led by the Department of Land Economy on the topic of ‘Future Cities’. The programme, supported by London property company Capital and Counties Properties PLC (Capco), comprises an annual conference, a visiting fellowship by an expert in the field, and a grant for eight postgraduate fellows to conduct bespoke research on issues shaping future cities and related policy.
Professor Jorge Vinuales gave a lecture at the Collège de France on 'La responsabilité solidaire en droit international, européen et comparé de l'environnement'
On 28 March 2016, Professor Jorge Vinuales, Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy at the University of Cambridge, gave a lecture at the Collège de France on 'La responsabilité solidaire en droit international, européen et comparé de l'environnement'.
Congratulations to Dr Emma Lees and Ed Shepherd, their paper “Incoherence and incompatibility in planning law” published in International Journal of Law in the Built Environment 2015 Vol 7 2 E has been selected by the journal’s editorial team as a Highly Commended Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.
The University of Cambridge, the University of Florida, and the National University of Singapore announce a call for papers for their joint 2016 Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium, 23rd to 24th September in Cambridge.
The Cambridge Real Estate Investment and Finance Society (CUREFIS) in association with the Department of Land Economy is pleased to host the first annual Cambridge Real Estate Case Competition.
This article proposes a fundamental methodological shift in the modelling of policy interventions for sustainability transitions in order to account for complexity (e.g. self-reinforcing mechanisms, such as technology lock-ins, arising from multi-agent interactions) and agent heterogeneity (e.g. differences in consumer and investment behaviour arising from income stratification).
Recent MPhil Real Estate Finance graduate Florian Unbehaun has been awarded the prestigious 2015 Dissertation Prize by the IPF Educational Strategy Group.
Conflicts over the conservation of biodiversity, changing patterns in land use, pollution, climate change, public access and increasing demands for food and energy security require policies to reconcile interests and promote society’s objectives for the countryside.
Nearly 200 countries participated in negotiations in Paris over two weeks, striking the new climate agreement to commit all nations to cut emissions.
Research commissioned by government following housing benefit reforms finds increase in tenants self-selecting to downsize, but the areas hardest hit by reform are those least equipped with appropriate housing stock. Researchers found households increasingly cutting back on essentials such as food and heating to make up benefits shortfall.