Urban studies and planning research archive

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Completed research projects

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Insight magazine

This regular newsletter brought together research insights from across urban studies and planning, and encouraged research collaboration.

Explore all previous editions below.

Issue seven (2021-22)

Issue seven

  • Covid-19 and Sheffield's cultural sector
  • Managing Covid-19 in Indian cities
  • Robots and the future of cities
  • The politics of class and alienation in England's deindustrialising towns
  • How does academic research get translated into policy?
  • Exploring the transformative potential of migrant youth in Europe
Issue six (2020)

Issue six (PDF, 4.1MB)

  • Urban indigenous development alternatives in Bolivia and Brazil
  • How London was captured by the super-rich Austerity governance in Baltimore
  • Housing exclusion in the English rental market
  • Urban citizenship and informality
  • Power, authority and land in Lagos
Issue five (2019)

Issue five (PDF, 4.6MB)

  • Working in the public interest?
  • Urban peripheries 
  • The sustainability agenda
Issue four (2018)

Issue four (PDF, 6.9MB)

  • Regulating the private rented sector
  • Neighbourhood cohesion in urban China
  • Developing Design Consultants for the Future
Issue three (2016)

Issue three (PDF, 4.6MB)

  • Planning for an ageing population
  • The 50-year Water Challenge
  • Welfare Conditionality
Issue two (2015)

Issue two (PDF, 3.6MB)

  • ‘Big data’ can help us to forecast future housing market pressures, but we need to remain cautious
  • Secondary data helps to reveal a complex web of travel to school decisions
  • Setting the agenda within the profession and within the city
Issue one (2013)

Issue one (PDF, 3.3MB)

  • Ageing and mobility in the built environment
  • Strategic Housing Market Assessment in Sheffield
  • The Future of Rural Settlement

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