Living the Urban Periphery: Investment, Infrastructure and Economic Change in African City-Regions

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The peripheries of cities are playing an increasingly important role, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, where the majority of future growth is likely to be concentrated on the urban fringe. However, current research on these areas remains…

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Eco-Urbanisation: Promoting Sustainable Development in Metropolitan Regions of China

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In the context of China‚Äôs rapid urbanisation, with the construction of 30 million new housing units included as part of the New Urbanisation Plan, there is increasing emphasis on the importance of promoting human-centred, environmentally sustainable…

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Governing the Future City: A Comparative Analysis of Governance Innovations in Large Scale Urban Developments in Shanghai, London, Johannesburg

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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.

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Structural Transformation, Adaptability and City Economic Evolutions

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A research project exploring the role of urban areas in driving economic growth, with a particular focus on their potential in the north of the UK.

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Super-diverse Streets: Economies and Spaces of Urban Migration in UK Cities

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An ethnographic study of the impacts of migration and diversity on local high streets in six British cities.

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Governance of Urban Sustainability Transitions: Advancing the Role of Living Labs

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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.

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Impact of Urban-Rural Return Migration on Rural Development in China – with Implications for Vietnam

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A study of the social and economic impacts or return migration on rural communities in China and its potential benefits on poverty reduction, with additional research on the implications in neighbouring Vietnam.

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What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth

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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.

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i-BUILD: Infrastructure BUsiness models, valuation and Innovation for Local Delivery

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Multi-disciplinary research centre developing integrated tools and statistical models to assess and guide infrastructure investment.

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International Centre for Infrastructure Futures (ICIF)

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A consortium of researchers and academic organisations supporting the development of innovative, world-class infrastructure services in the UK.

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