Disarray of urban functions in Joydebpur. © 2020 SHLC Bangladesh

Uncontrolled Industry-Driven Urban Sprawl Creates an Unliveable Peri-Urban Dhaka

Expanding cities inevitably start to encroach upon surrounding rural land. As transport networks…


School children wash their hands at Govt High school Ballod, Dantewada, Chhattisgarh. Credit: UNICEF

Schools Out Forever? Supporting Resilient Learning in the Face of COVID-19

This article was written by Dr Yulia Nesterova and originally published by Impakter, the…


COVID19 health information posters, Philippines. Credit: Ramjee Bhandari, University of Glasgow.

Support Thy Neighbour: Why a Strong Local Response Will Help Beat COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic currently spreading its tentacles to all four corners of the globe has…


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

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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…