In the media


Below is a selection of the latest topical online news and articles that have interested or amused us URSULA researchers:

  • Climate talks must consider water, not just carbon - Edie article - Click here

  • Click here to read about how one of the rivers in Sheffield has served as a muse for the artist Jarvis Cocker.

  • Click here to see London Mayor Boris Johnson getting involved in a river cleanup in Lewisham.

  • Click here for an interesting short BBC Radio 4 programme on the ecological value of Britain's former industrial waterways.

  • Go underground and explore curvetted rivers in this Guardian audio slide show. Click here.

  • Click here for Guardian article on DEFRA commissioned planning advice aiming to help develop a new generation of floodable towns.

  • Channel 4's top five eco buildings in the UK Click here.

  • Brownfield Briefing talks to Jan Hellings, the Olympic Delivery Authority’s project sponsor for enabling works, about the remediation of the Olympic Park Click here.

  • Definition of Waste - the new Code of Practice: A long-awaited Code of Practice could put an end to needless waste on construction and regeneration projects Click here.

  • BBC page chronicling the recent fate of the Tinsley towers Click here

  • Click here for a BBC web page covering regeneration in South Yorkshire.

  • Edie article: 'Project aims to open up green space potential' Click here.

  • Click here for the page about the recent regeneration project of the West Yorkshire town of Castleford, focus of a Channel 4 documentary. 

  • Edie article: 'Green homes easier to sell' Click here.

  • Professor Ian Fells on renewable energy in the UK: 'We need an expensive miracle' Click here

  • Guardian article: 'So, just how green will the eco-towns be?' Click here

  • Click here for a Social Enterprise article on the Archimedes screw microhydro schemes in northern England.

  • Guardian article: 'Canal towpath walkers and cyclists on collision course' Click here.

  • Sustain magazine: Two articles on Thames Gateway riverside sustainable development 'One from the heart' and 'Cleaning up the gateway'.