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…


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…


The Company’s Garden, Cape Town. Credit: Zubeida Lowton, University of Glasgow

A Tale of Two Cities: Socio-Spatial Transformations of Post-Apartheid South African Cities – Part 2, Cape Town

In the second installment of this photo essay, Zubeida Lowton investigates what the city of Cape…


Disarray of urban functions in Joydebpur. © 2020 SHLC Bangladesh

Sustainable Neighbourhood Development in Emerging Economies: A Review

This study reviews the literature on sustainable development focusing at the neighbourhood level,…


Dusk approaches at Rupsa Bridge, Khulna, Bangladesh. Credit: Irfan Shakil and Tanjil Sowgat, Khulna University

A Review of Urban Neighbourhood Scholarship

Although some scholars remain sceptical about its relevance due to its contested and porous nature,…


Students in Primary Seven at Zanaki Primary School, Tanzania. Credit: Sarah Farhat / World Bank

Education Policies, Systems, and Progress in Africa and Asia: A Comparative Analysis

This report offers a comparative analysis of education systems, policies, inputs, and outcomes in…


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…


Maboneng District, Johannesburg. Credit: Zubeida Lowton, University of Glasgow

A Tale of Two Cities: Socio-Spatial Transformations of Post-Apartheid South African Cities – Part 1, Johannesburg

In this two-part photo essay, Zubeida Lowton explores the influence of racial, social and spatial…


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…


Two young school girls in uniform on their way home after class. Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Sarine Arslanian

Education Policies and Issues in Developing: Literature Review

This review seeks to explore education policies and issues in the…