Locals using boats for daily commute in Noapara, Bangladesh © Hanna Ruszczyk

I (Don’t) Want to Live Here! Exploring Perceptions of Liveability in Bangladesh

What makes people prefer one place over another? Liveability is a popular topic, but smaller cities…


Man on bike selling fruit, Lodhi Colony, Delhi, India. Credit: Gail Wilson, University of Glasgow

Enter Now: Neighbourhood Matters – A Virtual Exhibition

Did you know that by 2050, nearly 70% of people will live in urban areas? What is it like to live…


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…


Dar es Salaam’s new bus transit system. Credit: Hendri Lombard World Bank

COVID-19 and Tanzania’s Cities: Why Collaboration is Key

This blog was written by Irene R. Moshi, Kimberly Mihayo, Ibrahim Msuya and Francis Levira from…


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…


Students prepare data sheets from their field data sheets under the supervision of Nafisa Anjum, Research Associate. Credit: SHLC-BD

Training Neighbourhood Sustainability Champions at Khulna University

In this blog, our team in Bangladesh reflects on how they are utilising the collaborative design of…


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…