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Department of Land Economy

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Read more at: PhD Student Freedom-Kai Phillips experience at COP26

PhD Student Freedom-Kai Phillips experience at COP26

15 November 2021

Over 2 weeks, Freedom-Kai (current PhD student) had the privilege to attend the 26 th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) in Glasgow, leading operations for several events held with a consortium of partners, and following negotiations on key aspects related to their doctoral research.


Read more at: Society of Legal Scholars Best Paper by a Doctoral Student Prize 2021
David Sawtell

Society of Legal Scholars Best Paper by a Doctoral Student Prize 2021

10 November 2021

Current PhD student David Sawtell has won the Society of Legal Scholars Best Paper by a Doctoral Student at their 2021 Annual Conference.


Read more at: Professor Laura Diaz-Anadon - Full report of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Commission on Climate Change published
Professor Laura Diaz Anadon

Professor Laura Diaz-Anadon - Full report of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Commission on Climate Change published

20 October 2021

A first full report of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Commission on Climate Change, extending and updating recommendations for local action on climate change published in March, which were accepted by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority in the summer. See FINAL CLIMATE REPORT LOW (002)...


Read more at: Professor Laura Diaz-Anadon - Net Zero Review published
Professor Laura Diaz Anadon

Professor Laura Diaz-Anadon - Net Zero Review published

20 October 2021

The UK Treasury’s report analysing Net Zero NZR_-_Final_Report_-_Published_version.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk) , has recently been published. Professor Laura Diaz-Anadon served as a member of an extraordinarily high powered Advisory Group on the Economics of Decarbonisation, alongside Lord Stern (of the Stern Review...


Read more at: Prof Andreas Kontoleon co-hosted the 22nd annual BIOECON conference on the economics of biodiversity conservation
Professor Andreas  Kontoleon

Prof Andreas Kontoleon co-hosted the 22nd annual BIOECON conference on the economics of biodiversity conservation

15 October 2021

Prof Andreas Kontoleon (Department of Land Economy and CEENRG, Cambridge University) co-hosted the 22st annual BIOECON conference on the economics of biodiversity conservation between the 17th and the 18th of September 2021. This year’s conference was titled “Integrated natural and social science for conserving...


Read more at: Tripos and MPhil Prizes 2020-21

Tripos and MPhil Prizes 2020-21

23 September 2021

The Department is pleased to announce that the students listed have been awarded prizes for their performance in the 2020-21 Tripos and MPhil Examinations. Tripos 2020-2021 Prize Awarded by Prize Winner The Noel Dean Prize for best overall performance in Part II CULS Rohan Cardoza The Gordon Cameron Memorial Prize for best...


Read more at: Dr Davide Luca and Professor Michael Kenny - Europe-wide political divide emerging between cities and countryside – study

Dr Davide Luca and Professor Michael Kenny - Europe-wide political divide emerging between cities and countryside – study

18 August 2021

In a new study, Dr Davide Luca and Professor Michael Kenny (Bennett Institute for Public Policy) reveal the extent of the political divide opening up between city and countryside right across Europe, and suggest that political polarisation in the 21st century may have a lot to do with place and location. The two University...


Read more at: Centre for London – Industrial Land Commission
Dr Stefania  Fiorentino

Centre for London – Industrial Land Commission

18 June 2021

Dr Stefania Fiorentino has been appointed as a commissioner for the Centre for London’s Industrial Land Commission, chaired by Liz Peace CBE . The commission is made up of senior experts including academics, local authorities, landowners and occupiers.


Read more at: Joint Seminar Series with University of Hong Kong

Joint Seminar Series with University of Hong Kong

13 May 2021

A joint seminar series is being organised with the Faculty of Architecture, University of Hong Kong , which is designed as a platform for dissemination and intellectual explorations of field and natural experiments in urban planning, property and health studies. There are two events planned on 21 May (Friday) and 26 May (...


Read more at: PhD Student - Frederick Soddy Postgraduate Award

PhD Student - Frederick Soddy Postgraduate Award

27 April 2021

Congratulations to Second-year PhD student Vassilis Gkoumas, who has been awarded the Frederick Soddy Postgraduate Award by the Royal Geographical Society, for his research on the social impacts of marine protected areas on local regions. Vassilis will set out later this year to collect data from 5 national parks in South...