UEL Research News

The latest research news and events from the University of East London

Impact feature: Greening urban infrastructure

Researchers at UEL are helping to enhance biodiversity within urban areas by developing alternative green roof designs that mimic local conservation priority habitat. In cities where space at ground-level is … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Understanding the effects of e-cigarettes

UEL research has been informing policy makers, health professionals and members of the public about the cognitive and psychological effects of using electronic-cigarettes. The increasing popularity of electronic cigarettes has … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reforming UK media policy

Research carried out at the University of East London (UEL)  has been helping to reform UK media practice through influencing regulatory outcomes, policies and debates relating to product placement, cross-media … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Performing human rights

UEL research into the innovative use of performing arts has made a positive contribution to international conflict prevention practices and helped to improve the lives for victims of conflict throughout … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Understanding the risks and effects of Ecstasy use

UEL investigations into the neuro-psychological effects of the drug Ecstasy have been used to inform legal debate on the drug’s re-classification and warn recreational users of the risks involved, particularly … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Conserving Peatlands

Peatlands are a vital buffer against climate change, and with 80% of UK Peatlands in poor condition, their restoration has become a pressing issue. UEL researcher Mr Richard Lindsay has … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment