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Greater Manchester - Scotland Peer Learning Exchange

The Action Research Collective, part of the Jam & Justice project, recently attended a peer exchange in Glasgow hosted by our Scottish partner, Dr. Oliver Escobar, University of Edinburgh, What Works Scotland Co-Director.

Date: 12 Jun

Research collaboration – an important heritage from the River City vision 

Global challenges such as climate change, political instability and the world economy played a major role when the River City vision was developed. The City of Gothenburg highlights the importance of collaborating with researchers.

Date: 31 May

New planning tool for culture in Gothenburg

Take part of an interview that takes it starting point from a cultural policy assignment focusing on attractive living environments in Gothenburg's, through the inventory of Lindholmen’s cultural values and finally exploring the role of culture in urban planning today.

Date: 21 May


Time: 15:00
Location: Västsvenska Arenan

Research agenda

Synergistically generate client-centric internal or "organic" sources after extensive systems. Objectively integrate integrated interfaces vis-a-vis alternative infomediaries. Authoritatively syndicate 2.0 systems and virtual process improvements. Professionally synergize multidisciplinary best practices after frictionless methods of empowerment. Enthusiastically evolve real-time vortals via multimedia based opportunities.

Latest publications

Decentralization reforms and rapid urbanization place increasing pressure on African urban authorities.
Traffic planning has for several decades been based on assumptions of continued
Localised experiments have the potential to reshape cities in prefiguring the realisation
A quarter of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) originate from the transportation
In recent years, there has been substantial effort within and beyond academia

Mistra Urban Futures Projects

Funders and consortium

Mistra Urban Futures is financed by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and a consortium constituted by several organisations in the Gothenburg region, combined with key international partners.