Research

There are now more than 80 projects that sit with the Urban Transformations portfolio. These cover a range of topics and places and so the easiest way to find what you are looking for is to use the filter function below:

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Duration: 06/17 – 05/22

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With supply shortages, lack of affordability and rising levels of homelessness, housing has become an increasingly acute concern across the UK. The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) therefore aims to support local and national…

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Duration: 07/17 – 06/20

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A central difficulty in resolving issues such as air pollution, traffic congestion and road safety is the large number of potential actors involved, each with competing perspectives and interested. Learning Loops in the Public Realm seeks…

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Duration: 04/17 – 09/19

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Across Europe, urban manufacturing has witnessed widespread decline as shifting global economies have seen much of this activity offshored elsewhere. Cities of Making: Resources for Activating New Urban Industry through Technology, Spatial Design and Transition Governance…

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Duration: 04/17 - 12/19

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European cities face complex challenges that demand smart solutions. Smart Urban Intermediaries – Trans-European Research, Learning and Action, building on contributions from a variety of partner organizations in Netherlands, Denmark and the UK, seeks to identify…

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Duration: 03/17 – 03/20

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Every fifth city in Europe and about 70% of cities in the former Soviet bloc countries are struggling today with a decrease in population and its effect on urban development (economic decline, built environment decay and…

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Duration: 07/17 – 06/20

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The complex demands of urban communities today require stronger collaboration between different stakeholders to support innovation and inclusion. Urban Education Live (UEL) aims to promote partnerships and knowledge exchange through a consortium of academic organisations, NGOs…

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Duration: 08/15 – 08/19

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Though the potential benefits of ICTs in promoting more efficient governance in cities is widely recognised, these approaches are still not well integrated into urban management approaches. Furthermore, relatively little is known about the effectiveness of…

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Duration: 05/16 – 05/17

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In a world where more than half of the global population now lives in urban areas, the way in which cities are planned and governed has increasing social, environmental and economic importance. While policy makers are…

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Duration: 09/14 - 08/17 (extended to 02/18)

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While the effects of the economic crisis have been felt in urban regions across Europe, the level of impact has varied considerably from place to place. Nevertheless, there is currently limited understanding on the factors that…

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Duration: 09/16 – 08/19

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Across Europe, smart urbanism experiments are having an increasing influence on mainstream approaches to urban development. The KNOWledge Politics of ExperimentING with Smart Urbanism aims to assess the impact of these innovative approaches through a comparative…

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Duration: 05/15 – 04/18

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The migration of Chinese students in search of ‘bright futures’ through education, whether to cities within China or to countries in other regions such as Europe, has brought about profound change in the country. Besides bring…

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Duration: 01/16 – 06/17

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Lack of sanitation in many dense low-income settlements in urban Africa is a major health hazard, contributing to high levels of infant mortality thorough the spread of diarrhoeal disease. However, despite significant investment by governments, international…

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