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Department of Land Economy

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

Prof Andreas Kontoleon co-hosted the 22st 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...


Read more at: Call for Papers for Joint Workshop Series on Sustainable Property Markets

Call for Papers for Joint Workshop Series on Sustainable Property Markets

26 April 2021

The University of Tokyo ( Center for Spatial Information Science ) and The University of Cambridge ( Cambridge Centre for Real Estate Research ) are jointly organizing a series of online workshops with a focus on sustainable property markets. The workshop series will feature in-depth paper presentations and aims to...


Read more at: Launch of the Global Pact Coalition | 31 March 2021

Launch of the Global Pact Coalition | 31 March 2021

23 March 2021

Do not miss out on 'Launch of the Global Pact Coalition’ on 31st March 2021 (5pm UK time) , co-hosted by the Global Pact Coalition and the Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG, University of Cambridge).


Read more at: “Walls within walls: examining the variegated purposes for walling in Ghanaian gated communities” Dr Richmond Ehwi

“Walls within walls: examining the variegated purposes for walling in Ghanaian gated communities” Dr Richmond Ehwi

23 March 2021

Congratulations to Dr Ehwi a PhD Land Economy student who now is a Research Associate with The Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research.


Read more at: COVID-19 and protected areas: impacts, conflicts and possible management solutions

COVID-19 and protected areas: impacts, conflicts and possible management solutions

15 March 2021

A recent publication by the FIDELIO project on the effects of COVID-19 and protected areas.