Noapara Storytelling Workshops. Credit: Jinia Nowrin

SHLC Funds 19 Projects in 15 Countries to Support Sustainable Urban Development

The SHLC Capacity Development Acceleration Fund (CDAF) is helping to strengthen capacity and…


Education and technology skills, Bangladesh. Credit: DFID/Ricci Coughlan

The ‘Good’ Place: Why Neighbourhoods Can Support a Revitalised Education Sector and Drive Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities

International Day of Education celebrates the critical role that inclusive, equitable, and quality…


Walk safely or safe walking, Azizur Rahman Road, Khulna, Bangladesh. Credit: Nafisa Anjum.

What Makes Your Neighbourhood Sustainable? Lessons from a Virtual Photography Exhibition

Rapid urban growth is one of the most important global challenges affecting all countries across…


Aerial view of informal settlements of the Cape Flats, Cape Town, South Africa. Shutterstock - Andrea Willmore

Neighbourhood Inequality and Division Undermining Drive for Sustainable Cities

This blog was written by Ya Ping Wang and Keith Kintrea [i]. World Cities Day 2020 aims to…


Informal housing and urban expansion in Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Ya Ping Wang, University of Glasgow

New Research: Exploring Diversity and Division in Urban Neighbourhoods

Urban development trends in fast-growing developing countries are leading to socially and…


Students in Primary Seven at Zanaki Primary School, Tanzania. Credit: Sarah Farhat / World Bank

Is your neighbourhood your destiny? How the neighbourhood you live in determines your educational opportunities

This blog, written by Yulia Nesterova, explores quality education in urban settings and was…


Figure 2: Community mapping with residents. Credit: Arnisson Andre C Ortega

Counter-mapping for urban social justice: notes from the urban periphery in the Philippines

This guest blog, written by Assistant Professor Arnisson Andre C Ortega, features a…


New Book: Developing National Urban Policies - Ways Forward to Green and Smart Cities

This new book, edited by Debolina Kundu (SHLC Co-Investigator) Remy Sietchiping and Michael…


What makes a city liveable? Reflections from Mongla and Noapara on Bangladesh’s coast

As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to restrict travel and movement across the globe, where…


Water tanks, Madurai, India. Credit: Arvind Pandey, National Institute of Urban Affairs

Vote now and shortlist entries for ‘Neighbourhood Matters’ virtual exhibition

This upcoming virtual exhibition, ‘Neighbourhood Matters’ hosted as part of the ESRC’s…