People drive in heavy traffic in Manila, Philippines

SHLC Meets UN Habitat Executive Director

Professor Ya Ping Wang and Professor Cliff Hague, Chair of the SHLC Advisory Committee, recently…


Housing in Madanpur Khadar resettlement colony, India, Delhi. Credit: Gail Wilson

Delhi Health Crisis Linked to Urbanisation

This article is written by Ivan Turok and was originally published by South Africa’s Mail…


Walking through Madanpur Khadar, New-Delhi, India. Credit: Gail Wilson

As Urban Inequality Deepens, It’s Time for a Reality Check

This article is written by Geci Karuri-Sebina and David Everatt was originally published by the…


Delhi - City Spread and New Neighbourhoods

This article was originally published by Cliff Hague on his own personal blog. All views are the…


Mandanpur Khadar Resettlement Colony, Delhi, India. Credit: Cliff Hague.

Delhi - Colonial Planning, Slums and Gated Communities

This article was originally published by Cliff Hague on his own personal blog. All views are the…


Housing in Delft township, Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: Ivan Turok, Human Sciences Research Council

Picturing Cape Town’s Townships: Sandy Neighbourhoods, Neglected Space and Thriving Enterprise Hotspots

In this picture blog, Ivan Turok explores house building, community development and enterprise…


Poor quality housing, informal settlement, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Ya Ping Wang, University of Glasgow.

No Slums and a ‘Vision City’: An Impression of Kigali’s Housing from my First Fieldtrip

In this blog Professor Ya Ping Wang, Director of SHLC, reflects on housing in Kigali’s…


Busy market streets with colorful houses, buildings and crowds of people, rickshaws near Jama Masjid in Old part of New Delhi, India

‘Grow, Sow, Reap’: Training India’s Future Urban Leaders

This summer 32 urban researchers from all across India came together as part of a week-long…


University of Glasgow.

Enhancing Urban Research - SHLC Welcomes Khulna University to Glasgow

SHLC’s team at the University of Glasgow were thrilled to host Vice-Chancellor Professor Mohammad…


‘Returning the Streets to its Rightful Owners’: Meeting Newly Elected Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso

Our research team in the Philippines recently met with the Manila’s new City Mayor, Francisco…