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A group of RE02 students were guests of Land Securities on a tour of Nova organised and led by Senior Departmental Fellow Marc Mogull

A group of RE02 students were guests of Land Securities on a tour of Nova organised and led by Senior Departmental Fellow Marc Mogull

On Friday, 22nd May, a group of 20 RE02 students led by Senior Departmental Fellow Marc Mogull were guests of Land Securities on a tour of Nova, a development scheme of five new buildings occupying an island site opposite Victoria Station in London. The game changing development ― the largest currently in London ― will provide a spectacular 900,000 sq ft mix of world class Grade A offices, contemporary high quality apartments, inventive and inspirational restaurants, eateries, bars, retail and public amenity space. Demolition work started in October 2012 on the site in tandem with Transport for London works on an upgrade of Victoria Station.

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Horizon 2020 grant for Dr Franz Fuerst

Horizon 2020 grant for Dr Franz Fuerst

Dr Franz Fuerst has been awarded a Horizon 2020 EU grant, "Incentives through Transparency: European Rental Housing Framework for the Profitability Calculation of Retrofitting Investments (RentalCal)" in a consortium comprising research institutions from eight European countries.

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Cambridge Land Economy student wins Undergraduate of the Year

Cambridge Land Economy student wins Undergraduate of the Year

The finals of the national, annual TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards event was held at East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf on Friday 24th April 2015. We are delighted that the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award went to Aleksandra Pedraszewska who is studying Land Economy at Cambridge

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Professor J. E. Vinuales co-authors a new textbook on International Environmental Law.

Professor J. E. Vinuales co-authors a new textbook on International Environmental Law.

International Environmental Law, by Pierre-Marie Dupuy and Jorge E. Vinuales, published by Cambridge University Press, April 2015.

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Dr Shailaja Fennell, is a member of successful Smart Villages team, led by Sir Brian Heap and based at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford in the UK

Dr Shailaja Fennell, is a member of successful Smart Villages team, led by Sir Brian Heap and based at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford in the UK

The Smart Villages initiative (running over 2016-19) has been granted the sum of £3 million, jointly funded by Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust (CMEDT) and the Templeton World Charity Foundation.

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Land Economists win awards for real estate research

Land Economists win awards for real estate research

Dr Eva Steiner and Miss Klara Kan are the recipients of two Aareal Awards of Excellence in recognition of outstanding scientific research in real estate economics.

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Mansford Prize is awarded to Nick Worsley

Mansford Prize is awarded to Nick Worsley

We are delighted to announce that Nick Worsley (pictured) has won the Mansford Prize for 2014 for his dissertation on hotels in a mixed real estate portfolio.

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Capital structure used to gauge firms' foundations

Capital structure used to gauge firms' foundations

Patterns in the financing activities of firms could be used as a litmus-test to determine company value, according to a new report.

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Professor J. E. Viñuales publishes Oxford Commentary on the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development

Professor J. E. Viñuales publishes Oxford Commentary on the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development

The international community has long grappled with the issue of protecting the environment while encouraging social and economic development, often with limited results. The 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development was an emphatic attempt to address this issue, setting down twenty-seven key principles for the international community to follow.

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