Urban Futures Research Programme

The Urban Futures research programme is divided into two main research programmes, Social Urban Transitions and Economic Urban Transitions.

Social Urban Transitions

How can we create healthy, inclusive and sustainable cities, in an era of increasing diversity and transnational mobility? Themes associated with Social Urban Transitions are Accessibility, public space and health, and Transnational mobilities.

Economic Urban Transitions

Why are some urban regions more resilient than others, and how do urban networks and institutions promote economic development? Themes associated with Economic Urban Transitions are Evolutionary Economic Geography and Governance of Urban Transitions.