Shaping the city, present and future
The Urban Institute is an international research centre which examines how cities are responding to the challenges and opportunities of intensified urbanisation, technological innovation and resource constraint. With critical social science expertise, we are recognised for the imaginative, generative, and propositional nature of our research agenda focussed on the socio-technical, political, cultural and ecological dynamics of contemporary urban life. We are committed to interdisciplinary comparative research in the Global south and north, working with urban labs around the world in equitable partnerships.
CESET presents a new short film on community energy in Malawi
Last week was the premiere of the new CESET short film “community energy in Malawi: on the ground experiences” as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science at The University of Sheffield.
Why should urbanists care about co-production – available on the UI YouTube channel
On 2nd November 2022 Urban Institute Director Professor Beth Perry launched the third Sheffield Urbanism lecture series “Co-production and the Future of Urban Epistemics”.
Boundary Work and the University in Collaborative Inquiry
A new special issue of Methodological Innovations has been published by Professor Beth Perry with collaborator Professor Tim May, Visiting Professor at the University of Cardiff.
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