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Mansford Prize 2017

Mansford Prize 2017

Congratulations to Rosie Rust for winning the 2017 Mansford Prize for her dissertation.

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BIOECON Conference September 2018

BIOECON Conference September 2018

Prof Andreas Kontoleon (Department of Land Economy, Cambridge University) Prof Ben Groom (Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics), in collaboration with the Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambio Climatici (CMCC), co-hosted the 20th annual BIOECON conference on the economics of biodiversity conservation between the 12th and the 14th of September 2018 at Kings College, Cambridge.

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Departmental Teaching Awards (Tripos) 2017-18

Departmental Teaching Awards (Tripos) 2017-18

Every year Tripos students have to fill in the Tripos survey to inform the department what they liked/did not like about the course. The students are also asked to nominate lecturers for various Teaching Prizes.

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Tripos prizes for 2017-18

The Department is pleased to announce that the below students have been awarded prizes for their performance in the 2017-18 Tripos Examinations.

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US Department of Energy workshop on green real estate economics

US Department of Energy workshop on green real estate economics

Dr Franz Fuerst, Reader in Housing and Real Estate Finance at the Department, participated in a workshop jointly hosted by the US Department of Energy and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that took place in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on 6th and 7th October.

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Horizon 2020 project hosts national advisory board expert seminar at Silver Street

Horizon 2020 project hosts national advisory board expert seminar at Silver Street

The Land Economy project team in the Horizon 2020 EU project convened a national advisory board meeting and expert seminar at the Department on 29 September 2017.

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Risk analysis of green retrofits presented at FRAP international finance conference

Risk analysis of green retrofits presented at FRAP international finance conference

The research team led by Dr Franz Fuerst in the Horizon 2020 EU project "Incentives through Transparency: European Rental Housing Framework for the Profitability Calculation of Retrofitting Investments (RentalCal)" presented their preliminary findings at the 16th FRAP Finance, Risk and Accounting Perspective and 2nd SSFII - Social and Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing conferences in Cambridge from 25 to 27 September 2017.

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Dr Nicky Morrison welcomes new undergraduates to Land Economy

Dr Nicky Morrison welcomes new undergraduates to Land Economy

Dr. Nicky Morrison is the Deputy Director of the Land Economy Tripos and a Fellow and tutor at St Edmund’s College. Nicky welcomed new Land Economy undergraduate students to the Department at the Tripos Induction. She gained a lot of inspiration for her talk by being part of the University’s new Centre for Teaching and Learning meeting for Directors of teaching and Senior tutors where they discussed the meaning of ‘Diversity in a collegiate University’. Below is a copy of the speech that Nicky delivered to the new first year Land Economists.

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