Transforming the
Engineering of
Cities for Global
and Societal
Wellbeing

Research Themes

Our ambition

To create an holistic, integrated, truly multi-disciplinary city analysis methodology, which uniquely integrates wellbeing indicators, is founded on an evidence base of trials of radical interventions in cities, and delivers the realistic and radical engineering solutions necessary to achieve our vision

Our vision

To transform the engineering of cities to deliver global and societal wellbeing within the context of low carbon living and resource security through developing realistic and radical engineering that demonstrates the concept of an alternative future.

 

 

 

 

Research Updates

Future Visioning Workshop - Transport and Utilities Sector - Summary Report

Future Visioning Workshop - Transport and Utilities Sector - Summary Report

The Future Visioning Workshop brings together and leading expert in transport and utilities to explore visions of sustainable, liveable future cities. Through a combination of hands-on activities and open discussion, this 2-hour workshop enables deep, creating thinking in a short time. This is one of a number of sector specific events...

LC News 25th September 2014

The latest edition of LC News is now available

If you have any news, articles, events, papers or items of interest that you wish to see included in future issues, please forward them to Joanne Leach (j.leach@bham.ac.uk) for consideration.   You can also join the LC News mailing list by contacting Joanne...

Some reports from the Future Visioning Workshops

Some reports from the Future Visioning Workshops

The Future Visioning Workshop series brings together leading experts from different sectors to explore visions of the future in cities. Through a combination of hands-on activities and open discussion, this 2-hour workshop enables deep, creating thinking in a short time. The aim of these sector specific events is to establish visions...

Professor Brian Collins Elected to Trustee Board of the Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Academy’s Fellowship Elected 10 Members to its Newly Formed Trustee Board

At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 15 September 2014, the Royal Academy of Engineering announced the members of its new Trustee Board. The Trustee Board of 13 Fellows was formed as part of the implementation of a...

LC News 11th September 2014

The latest edition of LC News is now available

Welcome back to LC News! After a long summer holiday, some illness and a hectic week doing built environment audits in the Nechells area of Birmingham, the latest edition of LC News is ready. If you have any news, articles, events, papers or items...

Birmingham case study research on wellbeing finished!

Birmingham case study research on wellbeing finished!

Liveable Cities researchers finish collecting data on condition of built environment features in neighbourhoods using app

Last week, Christopher Boyko and Claire Coulton completed their audit of the built environment within the last of four Birmingham neighbourhoods as part of the Wellbeing Research Challenge on the Liveable Cities project.

LC News: 27th July 2014

The latest Liveable Cities News is now available

If you have any news, articles, events, papers or items of interest that you wish to see included in future issues, please forward them to Joanne Leach (j.leach@bham.ac.uk) for consideration.   You can also join the LC News mailing list by contacting Joanne or Claire...

LC News: 4th July 2014

The latest edition of LC News is now available.

If you have any news, articles, events, papers or items of interest that you wish to see included in future issues, please forward them to Joanne Leach (j.leach@bham.ac.uk) for consideration.   You can also join the LC News mailing list by contacting Joanne...

LC News: 19th June 2014

The latest edition of LC News is now available

Many apologies to all for the long delay in producing this latest edition of LC News.  The LC Team has been very busy in the last weeks with the 5th Bi-Annual Summit held in London and also several Future Visioning Workshops.   If...

Past Events

THIS SKYPE SESSION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED   Liveable Cities presents... The Skype Sessions continues. To register your interest in this session, see details below.   Session 12: “Re-shaping Finance for Infrastructure...

Room G31, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building (Y3 on Edgbaston Campus map), University of Birmigham

The University of Birmingham's Department of Civil Engineering is delighted to...

Liveable Cities presents... The Skype Sessions continues. To register your interest in this session, see details below.   Session 15: “Governance and the city: a new paradigm and modes...

Liveable Cities presents... The Skype Sessions continues. To register your interest in this session, see details below.   Session 14: “Re-thinking and reclaiming 'Citizens' for Future Cities” hosted by...

Liveable Cities presents... The Skype Sessions continues. To register your interest in this session, see details below.   Session 13: “Mobility as a Service – could this transform...