May20Residents of cities typically earn higher wages, but are they any happier?According to surveys on life satisfaction, American cities were once less happy than rural areas.RAMSES is a European research project which aims to deliver much needed quantified evidence of the impacts of climate change and the costs and benefits of a wide range of adaptation measures, focusing on cities.
LSE Cities is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that carries out research, education and outreach activities in London and abroad. Its mission is to study how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world, focusing on how the design of cities impacts on society, culture and the environment. Through research, conferences, teaching and projects, the centre aims to shape new thinking and practice on how to make cities fairer and more sustainable for the next generation of urban dwellers, who will make up some 70 per cent of the global population by 2050.
‘New Urban Governance: Urban complexity and institutional capacities of cities’ is a new two-year LSE Cities research project co-funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to examine multiple aspects of municipal planning, management, and governance.
Ed Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University and Visiting Professor at LSE Cities, talks to Guardian columnist and vocal London campaigner Simon Jenkins in his piece on ‘The trials and triumphs of the city: Edward Glaeser in conversation’. Please click here to read the article.
We are looking for dynamic design from agencies or freelances with the following skills and track record of innovation and excellence in digital design: • ability to communicate effectively to wide audiences • understanding of complex data sets • knowledge of state-of the-art content management and digital software • experience of working with mixed media […]
Now in its fifth year, this multimedia exhibition showcases films, photographs and posters by researchers at all levels across LSE and beyond. The LSE Research Festival Exhibition takes place on Thursday 21 May 2015 at 5.30pm on the Lower Ground Floor, New Academic Building, LSE. This year’s exhibition features contributions from Mona Sloane and Catarina Heeckt at LSE […]
- 11 May 2015 | Essay by LSE Cities Urban Uncertainty project published in Public Culture
- 6 May 2015 | Divided Cities: urban inequalities in the 21st century Sociology Department public lecture
- 16 Apr 2015 | LSE Cities Suzi Hall presented at the British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2015
- 15 Apr 2015 | Configuring Light Australia tour featured on the International Year of Light blog
- 26 Mar 2015 | Launch of the NCE Cities Sprawl Subsidy Report by LSE Cities
- 25 Mar 2015 | LSE Cities Suzi Hall presented at Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich
- 18 Mar 2015 | Suzi Hall presented research project ‘Ordinary Streets’ to Harris Academy students