Khulna, Central Business District. Credit: Irfan Shakil, Khulna University

APPLY NOW: Research Associate Data Lead

The GCRF Centre for Sustainable Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC) is looking for a new Research…


People drive in heavy traffic in Manila, Philippines

APPLY NOW: Research Associate Development Studies

The GCRF Centre for Sustainable Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC) is looking for a new Research…


Vulnerability in informal settlements, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Irfan Shakil, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Rwanda’s Neighbourhoods: In the Eyes of Two Bangladeshis

In this picture blog, Irfan Shakil and Professor Tanjil Sowgat from the SHLC team in Bangladesh…


Umuganda, Nduba Sector, Gasabo District, Rwanda. Credit: Ministry of Environment - Rwanda.

Rwanda’s Clean CBDs Pique the Interest of South African Leaders

This article was originally published by Business Day (South Africa). All views are the author’s…


Dr Ramjee Bhandari taking part in Umuganda. Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Gail Wilson, University of Glasgow.

A Powerful Idea that can Inspire Community Driven Development in Bangladesh

This article was originally published by The Daily Star (Bangladesh). All views are the author’s…


Dhaka City Centre

APPLY NOW: Capacity Development Acceleration Fund for Sustainable Cities and Neighbourhoods

The GCRF Centre for Sustainable Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC) is pleased to launch a new fund…


Aerial view, Dhaka, Bangladesh

New Research Reports: National Urban Policies and City Profiles

To celebrate World Cities Day SHLC launch new research reports exploring national urban policies…


Khulna, Central Business District. Credit: Irfan Shakil, Khulna University

Studying Cities from the Inside Out: Why Partnership and Interdisciplinarity Matters

With over half of the population living in urban areas and the numbers increasing daily, cities are…


SHLC international team, capacity-strengthening workshop, University of Glasgow.

40 attendees, 10 countries, a two-week workshop and lots of knowledge shared

SHLC capacity strengthening workshop – Glasgow 2018 The University of Glasgow proudly…


Low cost formal housing in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town.

Picture This: Exploring Neighbourhoods in Johannesburg and Cape Town

Hanging out waiting for customers at the hair salon, Alexandra,…