Directed by Professor Darren Robinson, the Laboratory of Urban Complexity and Sustainability (LUCAS) is an interdisciplinary team of academics, research fellows and PhD students. We are working on projects to better understand how cities function, socially and physically, and how this functioning and its consequences for social, economic and environmental sustainability can be improved upon.
Further information on our work can be found on our research pages and blog.
LUCAS is also a key component of the University's Sustainable and Resilient Cities Research Priority Area (RPA).
The hub of our activity is the Leverhulme Research Programme Grant Sustaining urban habitats: an interdisciplinary approach. The ambitious aim of this project is to transform our understanding of how sustainable cities, and by extension our species, can be.
Our objectives in achieving this aim are to:
Workshop - The Impact of Rapid Urbanisation on Health in Chinese Mega-Cities
In November, Amanda made a presentation at ‘The Impact of Rapid Urbanisation on Health in Chinese Mega-Cities’ workshop held in Xiamen. This workshop aimed to build collaboration and knowledge-sharing between 55 researchers from the UK and China. It was funded under the Researcher... Read more
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