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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: 04/18 - 03/21

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The CRUNCH: Climate Resilient Urban Nexus Choices: Operationalising the Food-Water-Energy Nexus project seeks to strengthen urban resilience through the development of an intersectoral knowledge platform. Its research will focus on the development of Urban Living Labs…

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Duration: 06/18 - 06/21

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Resource waste is one of the most pressing challenges facing city regions today, and is especially acute at the interface of urban food, energy and waster systems. WASTE FEW ULL (Waste Food-Energy-Water Urban Living Labs –…

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Duration: 04/18 - 04/21

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As cities expand into peri-urban areas, urban agriculture and the complex ecosystems on which it depends are increasingly under threat. Despite the significant benefits farming communities bring to the management of the food-water-energy (FEW) nexus, however,…

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Duration: 04/18 - 03/21

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The complexities of food, water and energy governance in urban areas is a major barrier to effective understanding and collaboration between different stakeholders. Creating Interfaces: Building Capacity for Integrated Governance at the FWE Nexus in Cities…

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Duration: 05/18 – 04/21

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As a result of the increasing complexity of urban governance, deep understanding of the interconnectedness of food, energy water (FEW) as key factors in urban decision-making is central to long-term urban sustainability. The SUNEX (Sustainable Urban…

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Duration: 05/18 - 05/20

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With a global population that is both urbanising and ageing, the question of how cities can accommodate the needs of its older residents is more pressing than ever. But while new approaches in urban planning and…

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Duration: 05/18 - 05/20

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Access to basic services such as water, sanitation and electricity is still limited for many millions of urban residents across India. This is particularly the case in informal settlements and recently urbanised areas, many of which…

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Duration: 05/18 - 05/20

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Rapid urban growth and a lack of adequate infrastructure have resulted in congestion, pollution and poor living standards in many cities. While attempts to address these issues have been constrained by insufficient capacity and resources at…

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Duration: 05/18 – 05/20

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Millions migrate every year to Indian cities from rural areas and border regions, driven by poverty and lack of opportunities, in search of work. Yet for many, this journey poses new hardships as migrant populations find…

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Duration: 05/18 – 05/20

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While India is currently implementing a number of high-profile initiatives around ‘futuring’ its growing urban areas through smart technologies, the specific role that smaller cities are playing in this transformation is largely overlooked. This is despite…

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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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