Senior Lecturer in Transport Dr Rachel Aldred has made the Evening Standard’s Progress 1000: London’s most influential people 2016 – Transport list. The Progress 1000 list features leading figures in science technology, business, politics and arts, including notable figures such as Prince Charles and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
Andrew Bull, who graduated from the Urban and Regional Planning MA course in 2015, has been announced as one of the five finalists for The Royal Town Planning Institute’s Awards for Research Excellence in the Student Award category.
The 24-hour tube service will make London’s night time economy prosper, getting workers home safer and quicker, and making the capital even more attractive to international investors, yet there are some issues that need to be addressed, says Dr Enrica Papa, Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster.
Construction of the Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College (UTC) has begun on the new site at Ebury Bridge, just a 5 minute walk from Victoria station, with University of Westminster Vice-Chancellor Professor Geoffrey Petts, and Evelyne Rugg, Director of HE Policy for the University, and Chairman and Trustee...
The University of Westminster’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment has recorded an outstanding performance in the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS), with particular highlights including 94% student satisfaction for undergraduate architecture courses, and 91% for undergraduate property courses.
Following the enormous success of the 2015-16 University of Westminster Students’ Union (UWSU) sabbatical team who raised the UWSU’s NSS satisfaction score by 7 points in just one year, students have now voted in the new SU President and Vice Presidents for the upcoming year.
Westminster Architecture Lecturer Arthur Mamou-Mani was part of the team who brought the world’s first 3D-printing restaurant to life, with all the food, utensils and furniture 3D-printed from scratch.
Dr Lindsay Bremner’s Monsoon Assemblages project which received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme is offering two full-time PhD Studentships.
Professional Practice in Architecture RIBA Part III student Tom Haworth has won the Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) Student Competition 2016 for his essay “Work Placements For The Student’s Benefit, Not Their Employer’s.”
Two full-time University of Westminster PhD Studentships are available to candidates with Home fee status starting in January 2017, running full-time for four years, with £16,000 annual stipend plus fee waiver. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 26 August 2016.
Pioneering research conducted by Dr Rachel Aldred, Senior Lecturer in Transport in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster, has helped transform the policy mindset on cycling and paves the way for increased cycling participation in the future.
Senior Lecturer in Planning and Course Leader of the new Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours course Dr Giulio Verdini has been invited to talk at the Second UNESCO Creative Cities Beijing Summit which took place between 6-8 June.
FAB FEST is a new summer festival, celebrating design and making, with live music and entertainment. It is hosted this summer by the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment and the Fabrication Laboratory at the University of Westminster.
Eminent designer Sadie Morgan, Co-Founding Director at dRMM Architects and Design Chair at High Speed Two (HS2), will open the University of Westminster’s architecture and interiors students’ end-of-year-exhibition, OPEN 2016, on 16 June, as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2016.