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Impact of Green Infrastructure on Well-Being

The final report of our Defra funded 2 year evaluation of Victoria BID's Clean and Green initiative is now available and shows the importance of green infrastructure in contributing to business and community well-being. Download a copy here

Healthier Takeaways in Low-income Communities: Toolkit Launch

A Toolkit designed to support those working to encourage healthier catering amongst fast food takeaways operating in low income communities has been developed as part of our ESRC Knowledge Exchange project. This was launched at City Hall on 21st Oct to an audience of over 80 participants.  Contact Sue Bagwell for details.  To view the Tookit click here

A webinar for policy makers has also been produced

Eco-Cities project recieves funding

A consortium from the LA UNIVERSIDAD REY JUAN CARLOS, Madrid working in collaboration with the Cities Institute has been awarded Euro 100,000 by the FCC Foundation, Spain to develop an innovative research programme on Eco-Cities. The 2 yr project  will draw on evidence from London and from a number of Spanish cities

New contract to research demand for adult social care

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham have commissioned Cities Institute/FAIR working on collaboration with Social Work colleague Jackie Heslin and statistican Mike Rees to research the Demand for Adult Social Care in the borough.

Dynamic Mapping of Creative Economy

Visiting Professor Alan Freeman is working with the Cities Institute and Queensland University of Technology on the second phase of a NESTA funded research project analysing the size and location of the creative and hi-tech (STEM) economies in the UK. This research employs the Dynamic Mapping Approach, developed by QUT and adopted by DCMS. Cities Institute has developed an online mapping facility through which the research evidence will be made available to other researchers and policy practitioners.

New Doctor:

Congratulations to Christine Maxim on the award of her doctorates.

New Publications

Sue Bagwell (2015) ‘Transnational entrepreneurship amongst Vietnamese businesses in London’ Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 41(2), 329-349

Sue Bagwell (2013) Healthier Catering initiatives in London, UK: An effective tool for encouraging healthier consumption behaviour? Critical Public Health

Clare Ellul (with Jo Foord, John Mooney) (2013) Making metadata usable in a multi-national research setting, Applied Ergonomics



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