The Institute for Future Cities is active across the world working with academic and other partners to help improve the lives of citizens. All of you work is collaborative, innovative and designed to make a difference. On this page you can find out more about our new projects, what we are currently engaged with, and the impact of some of the projects we have completed.
Further details on where we are looking to collaborate can be found on the separate page
Future of the city centre – AHRC funded project with Universities of Northumbria (UK), Newcastle (Australia), South Africa (SA) and Paraiba (Brazil).
Female entrepreneurs and water in Cairo
Major sporting event volunteering and active citizenship
Digital government and citizen participation in Mexico
Kolkata new town and the development of Fintech
We seek to use academic research and understanding to help find innovative solutions to issues faced by cities making them better places to live, work, learn and invest. And in turn we work with local partners to help ensure that this research has an impact on people living in cities. We do this through research and partnerships with commercial organisations, local and national government, and with citizens, covering subject areas and from across the world. Some recent examples include:
If you are interested in details of other projects not highlighted or working with us please contact us.