Dhaka: diverse, dense, and damaged neighbourhoods and the impacts of unplanned urbanisation

This study explores the internal structures and differentiation of neighbourhoods within Dhaka –…


Khulna: the diversity and disparity of neighbourhoods from organic growth

This study explores the internal structures and differentiation of neighbourhoods in Khulna, a…


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…


COVID-19 emergency response activities, Madartek, Basabo, Dhaka. Credit: UN-Women

Contextualizing the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on food security in two small cities in Bangladesh

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Noapara Storytelling Workshops. Credit: Jinia Nowrin

Ethics as negotiated and emergent in a study of liveability in small cities

Download journal article Reference Halligey A, Ahmed. I., Rahman, M.F., Ruszczyk, H.A., and…


Arriving in Mongla by boat, Bangladesh. Credit: Hanna Ruszczyk, Durham University.

Liveable Regional Cities in Bangladesh

This project, which was funded by SHLC’s Capacity Development Acceleration Fund, explores what…


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…


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…


Arriving in Mongla by boat, Bangladesh. Credit: Hanna Ruszczyk, Durham University.

What I Learnt About the Concept of Liveability

In this blog, Dr Hanna Ruszczyk from Durham University explores what liveability means for urban…


A New Saint or a Frankenstein for Dhaka?

This article is written by Tanjil Sowgat and was originally published by NEWAGE. All views are the…