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…


How to Refresh South Africa’s Jaded Democracy

This article is written by Ivan Turok and Andreas Scheba and was originally published by South…


Vulnerability in informal settlements, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Irfan Shakil, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Rural-urban studies: A macro analyses of the scholarship terrain

This article was originally published by ELSEVIER in the journal…


High density housing in an informal settlement, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Ya Ping Wang, University of Glasgow

Understanding the Concept of Neighbourhood in Kigali City, Rwanda

This article was originally published by MDPI publications in the…


Outside water tap in Madanpur Khadar Resettlement Colony, Delhi, India. Credit: Gail Wilson, University of Glasgow

Delhi’s Public Health Crisis and the Neglect of Urbanisation

This article was originally published by SAGE publications in…


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…


‘Off the boat’ fresh fish and the fish monger, Nilkhet, Dhaka. Credit: Khulna University.

Picturing Dhaka: Bustling Streets, Famous Street Food and Rubbish Playgrounds

In this picture blog, Irfan Shakil, Tanjil Sowgat and S. M. Tafsirul Islam explore the streets of…