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Land Economy Students at the UN Climate Change Negotiations

Land Economy Students at the UN Climate Change Negotiations

A team of three postgraduate students in the Department of Land Economy's Environmental Policy MPhil have been undertaking field research at the Bonn Climate Change Conference this May thanks to funding from the Department's Graduate Conference & Travel Grant.

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Bidwells Prize Winners 2016

Bidwells Prize Winners 2016

On Friday 29 April Dr Franz Fuerst the Course Director for Real Estate Finance and Patrick McMahon, Senior Partner at Bidwells met to congratulate the winning team of this year’s Bidwells Prize for best RM02 group presentation.

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Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016: Dr Franz Fuerst paper "Flight to quality? An investigation of changing price spreads in commercial real estate markets"

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016: Dr Franz Fuerst paper "Flight to quality? An investigation of changing price spreads in commercial real estate markets"

Congratulations to Dr Franz Fuerst on his paper “Flight to quality? An investigation of changing price spreads in commercial real estate markets” published in Studies in Economics and Finance 2015 Vol 32 1 E has been selected by the journal’s editorial team as a Highly Commended Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.

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Future Cities Programme unveiled by The University of Cambridge supported by Capco

Future Cities Programme unveiled by The University of Cambridge supported by Capco

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.

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Professor Jorge Vinuales gave a lecture at the Collège de France on 'La responsabilité solidaire en droit international, européen et comparé de l'environnement'

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'.

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Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016: Announcing the winners

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016: Announcing the winners

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.

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Call for Papers - Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium

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.

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First annual Cambridge Real Estate Competition hosted by CUREFIS

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.

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C-EENRG researchers and colleagues propose a new approach to modelling sustainability transitions

C-EENRG researchers and colleagues propose a new approach to modelling sustainability transitions

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).

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Florian Unbehaun (MPhil Real Estate Finance) wins IPF Dissertation Prize

Florian Unbehaun (MPhil Real Estate Finance) wins IPF Dissertation Prize

Recent MPhil Real Estate Finance graduate Florian Unbehaun has been awarded the prestigious 2015 Dissertation Prize by the IPF Educational Strategy Group.

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