Working in the public interest?

We're investigating the increasing involvement of the private sector in planning, and the consequences this has for the view of planning as working in the 'public interest'.

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UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence

We're part of the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) - a multidisciplinary partnership between academia, housing policy and practice.

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The Power of Group Stigmatization

In their latest article in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Ryan Powell and Professor Remus Cretan (West University of Timisoara) explore the neglected experiences of wealthy Roma within urban spaces in Romania.

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World leading research

Our research activities, discussions and debates are organised into a number of research themes which connect with and shape key debates in their fields.

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World class talent

Our world-leading research culture and environment is dedicated to supporting new talent. Our staff work across universities, faculties and departments making our research truly interdisciplinary.

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Internationally renowned journals

The Department is home to three prominent journals in the fields of planning theory, regional studies and housing studies.

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