A network based at the University of Oxford showcasing ESRC research on cities
A comparative study of developments in China, South Africa and the UK that explores the ways that competing concerns such as market-driven financing and public participation are balanced in different urban environments.
A collaboration between British and Brazilian researchers to explore mobility, segregation and inequality in London and São Paulo.
An exploration of the role of ‘urban living labs’ in promoting economically sustainable, low carbon cities in Europe, with detailed case studies from Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden and the UK.
Research project to increase civic engagement in urban design through the creation of a user friendly online platform.
Ethnographic study of modern urban developments in India and their integration of New Urbanism principles such as accessibility and diversity, with a particular focus on children and families.
Research centre developing a rigorous evidence base and user tools to support local authorities and other stakeholders to evaluate and design policies in areas such as local growth and employment.
Multi-disciplinary research centre developing integrated tools and statistical models to assess and guide infrastructure investment.