Urban Public Administration and ServiceS innovation for Innovative Urban Mobility Management and Policy (U-PASS)

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In a context of rapid urbanisation, cities face particular challenges in meeting the growing demand for transport, particularly through conventional approaches of private transport and road expansion. Urban Public Administration and ServiceS innovation for Innovative Urban…

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Sustainable, Innovative, Resilient, and Interconnected Urban Food System (SIRIUS)

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Economic transformation, climate change and other forces have placed considerable pressure on urban food systems, yet the future of city food systems remain a relatively overlooked dimension of urban sustainability. Sustainable, Innovative, Resilient, and Interconnected Urban…

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Designing Sponge Cities for Multiple Benefits: Integrating Nature Based Solutions to Create Sustainable Places (DeSCIPHER)

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With the onset of climate change, cities in China and Europe are now contending with increasing environmental stress and degradation. Designing Sponge Cities for Multiple Benefits: Integrating Nature Based Solutions to Create Sustainable Places (DeSCIPHER) seeks…

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Socio-Techno-Economic Pathways for Sustainable Urban Energy DeveloPment (STEP-UP)

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From rapid urbanisation in developing countries such as China to inert and inefficient governance and infrastructure systems in many European cities, the barriers to improving urban energy systems are complex. Socio-Techno-Economic Pathways for Sustainable Urban Energy…

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SustaInable Mobility and Equality in Mega-ciTy RegIons (SIMETRI): Patterns, Mechanisms and Governance

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The 21st century will be dominated by very large urban agglomerations, qualitatively different from large cities and requiring a new mode of analysis.¬†SustaInable Mobility and Equality in Mega-ciTy RegIons (SIMETRI): Patterns, Mechanisms and Governance seeks to…

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The Potential of Land Value Capture to Secure Sustainable Urban Development Supporting Air Quality Enhancement

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Transport and housing are both major contributors to urban air pollution, but addressing these issues can be costly and pose significant challenges to cities. The Potential of Land Value Capture to Secure Sustainable Urban Development Supporting…

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The FEW-meter – An Integrative Model to Measure and Improve Urban Agriculture

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While there is increasing interest in the potential of urban agriculture, significant knowledge gaps persist. The FEW-meter – An Integrative Model to Measure and Improve Urban Agriculture, Shifting It Towards Circular Urban Metabolism¬†aims to strengthen understanding…

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Misty: Migration, Transformation and Sustainability

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While there is widespread discussion of both sustainability and migration, with the latter focused particularly on the potentially destabilising impacts of unmanaged movement, there is little understanding on the connections between the two. Misty: Migration, Transformation…

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STEPS (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability) Centre

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The STEPS (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability) Centre is a collaborative, multidisciplinary consortium with hubs in Africa, China, Europe, Latin America, North America and South Asia. Focusing on a range of research areas, including…

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Early Warning Service for Urban Pluvial Floods for and by Citizens and City Authorities (FloodCitySense)

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Early Warning Service for Urban Pluvial Floods for and by Citizens and City Authorities (FloodCitySense) aims to reduce the vulnerability of urban areas to flooding through the development of a citizen-led early warning system. The approach…

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