Wearing the Hat of a Health Geographer in the Neighbourhoods of New Delhi

In this blog, Dr Ramjee Bhandari from SHLC’s University of Glasgow team showcases geo-coded…


A view towards town, Kigali, Rwanda

Fissures in Localizing Urban Sustainability: the Case of Rwanda

Download journal article Reference: Malonza, J.M., Ortega, A.A. Fissures in localizing urban…


High density housing in an informal settlement, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Ya Ping Wang, University of Glasgow

The Road to Sustainable Kigali: A Contextualized Analysis of the Challenges

Read journal article Download journal article Reference: Baffoe G, Ahmad S, Bhandari R. The road…


Capacity Building in Neighbourhood Level Research: My Personal Gains

In this blog, Dr Abubakar Danladi Isah from the Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria…


Neighbourhood Level Research to the Rescue

In this blog, Lola Akande from the Department of English,  Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos,…


Prioritising Sustainable Livelihoods in Urban Slums: Lessons from the Neighbourhood Research Field Trip in Lagos, Nigeria

In this blog, James Okolie-Osemene from Wellspring University, reflects on what he learned from a…


Outside water tap in Madanpur Khadar Resettlement Colony, Delhi, India. Credit: Gail Wilson, University of Glasgow

The ‘Luxury’ of Home Quarantine

Reflecting on Indian cities’ response to COVID-19, exclusive access to basic amenities and…


The Company’s Garden, Cape Town. Credit: Zubeida Lowton, University of Glasgow

A Tale of Two Cities: Socio-Spatial Transformations of Post-Apartheid South African Cities – Part 2, Cape Town

In the second installment of this photo essay, Zubeida Lowton investigates what the city of Cape…


Disarray of urban functions in Joydebpur. © 2020 SHLC Bangladesh

Sustainable Neighbourhood Development in Emerging Economies: A Review

This study reviews the literature on sustainable development focusing at the neighbourhood level,…


Dusk approaches at Rupsa Bridge, Khulna, Bangladesh. Credit: Irfan Shakil and Tanjil Sowgat, Khulna University

A Review of Urban Neighbourhood Scholarship

Although some scholars remain sceptical about its relevance due to its contested and porous nature,…