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…


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,…


Elderly man overlooks port, Yangtze river. Chongqing, China

Visiting Chongqing - What is it Like to Live in One of the Biggest Cities in the World?

What is it like to live in one of the biggest cities in the world? Researchers from the SHLC team…


Colorful hillside homes in Kigali, Rwanda

Launch of GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods

Monday 13 November was a wet and miserable evening but not in the Senate Room of at the University…