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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


COVID19 health information posters, Philippines. Credit: Ramjee Bhandari, University of Glasgow.

Support Thy Neighbour: Why a Strong Local Response Will Help Beat COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic currently spreading its tentacles to all four corners of the globe has…


Picture This: Touring Filipino ‘Barangays’

In this picture blog, Jennifer McArthur explores the Barangays of the Philippines and finds passion…


Jaime Cardinal Sin Village, Santa Ana, Manila, Philippines. Credit: Gail Wilson, University of Glasgow

Making ‘CeNS’ of Filipino Neighbourhoods

A new research centre dedicated to the science of neighbourhood studies has been launched by…


People, buses, rickshaws, bikes and cars, Mirpur 10, Dhaka. Credit: Khulna University.

Apply Now – Applications Open for Sustainable Cities Small Grants Fund

As we approach the UN Habitat’s World Urban Forum, SHLC launches next round of Capacity…


Mural in Lodhi Colony, Delhi, India. Credit: Jennifer McArthur, University of Glasgow

SHLC on Tour: Exploring Delhi’s Diverse Neighbourhoods

During UN Habitat’s Urban October, 50 researchers from SHLC’s international team came together for…