This year the MSc Urbanisation and Development programme introduced for the first time a field trip to London’s East End. On 7 June 2018, a group of students visited Stratford, home to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, to learn about the legacy of the 2012 Olympic games in the local area. This was organised by a group of students with the help of the programme director. A similar London field walk is going to take place in autumn for students starting the programme in the new academic year 2018/19, scheduled to take place in autumn.
London: economic competitiveness, social cohesion and the policy environment This project was one of four ‘integrative city studies’ within the Economic and Social Research Council’s Cities, Competitiveness and Cohesion programme. Its focus was on: the […]
Meredith Whitten to present at London’s City Hall for Association for Public Service Excellence’s Parks & Open Spaces
On 23 September 2016, UPD cluster research student Meredith Whitten is participating in the Association for Public Service Excellence’s Parks & Open Spaces seminar held at City Hall. Meredith’s presentation, “Reconceptualising green space: Planning for […]