Tag Archive for 'University College London'

Older men who walked more each week reduced their stroke risk more

November 15th, 2013 by American Heart Association

Older men who walked at least one to two hours each day compared to less than half an hour per day had a reduced risk of stroke, in a large population-based study reported in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. In a study of 3,435 healthy men age 60 to 80, researchers asked distance walked […]

Walking and bicycling to work can reduce risk of severe health issues

November 15th, 2013 by Imperial College London

People who walk to work are around 40% less likely to have diabetes as those who drive, according to a study published in the paper “Active Travel to Work and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the United Kingdom“. Researchers at Imperial College London and University College London examined how various health indicators related to how people […]

SubHub wave & tidal turbine device transporter and installer designed with QinetiQ’s Paramarine software

January 5th, 2013 by QinetiQ Group plc

QinetiQ GRC naval architects in combination with their Paramarine software are working with QED Naval Ltd in the development of a marine platform (Subhub) that can transport, install, anchor and maintain wave and tidal turbines through life. This will bring major cost and time advantages to tidal turbine field installations on the sea bed. QED […]

University College London report on Marginal Abatement Cost Curves calls for caution

April 15th, 2011 by KPMG

Vincent Neate, KPMG’s European Head of Climate Change and Sustainability, said “in recent years, the Marginal Abatement Cost Curve (MACC) has become a popular tool for providing analysis of low-carbon investments and policy development. However while a useful starting point, it is not capable of providing the in depth level of insight that KPMG advises […]