By Alessandro Coppola on 25 Sep, 2018
The Local Interaction Platforms are good examples of spaces where scientific and public institutions get together in order to collaboratively frame research questions and produce knowledge, writes Alessandro Coppola, Gran Sasso Science Institute.
By Laura Williams on 12 Sep, 2018
The idea was simple: bring together a diverse group stakeholders including climate activists, energy practitioners, politicians, researchers and others to re-design energy provision in Greater Manchester, Laura Williams writes. She is a member of the 'Action Research Collective' at our platform in Sheffield-Manchester.
By David Simon on 01 Sep, 2018
Engaging different stakeholder groups to realise the urban transformative potential is one of five key elements of an innovative urban agenda for climate change, David Simon comments on an article in Nature Climate Change.
By Charlie Spring on 24 Aug, 2018
Food system thinkers and actors from across the North of England were invited by SAFE and Sustainable Food Cities to an event for future collaborations. Charlie Spring writes about regional collaborations, including academic institutions, to shape more positive and systemic change.
By Y.Vora and T.Sharma on 05 Jul, 2018
Can the SDGs be helpful to mitigate local challenges? Shimla, a city in the foothills of Himalaya, is one of Mistra Urban Futures partner cities. A recent water shortage crisis has made our Indian partners in Nagrika, Yutika Vora and Tarun Sharma, think about the role of the goals.