Potential socioeconomic impact of bike pools | Corridor Manchester

A Report Exploring the Potential Socioeconomic Impacts that Bike Pooling Schemes could have on Greater Manchester. Commissioned by the Corridor Manchester Partnership.

TfGM's 2040 Vision | Corridor Manchester

How can the Corridor Manchester Partnership help Transport for Greater Manchester achieve the aspirations set out in their 2040 Vision?

Assessing Wayfinding and Pedestrian Accessibility for Disabled Individuals | Corridor Manchester

Assessing Wayfinding and Pedestrian Accessibility for Disabled Individuals

The Value of the Public Realm | Corridor Manchester

Investigating a new methodology for understanding the social value of a public space on the Manchester Corridor.

Governance and leadership for transformation | Arup

An examination of how cities around the world that have managed to achieve rapid transformation to implement smart strategy: Assessing the driving factors and governance to preventative, reactive, developing and future strategy to environmental hazards.

Citizen participation in urban transformation | Arup

Greater Manchester is currently developing a digital agenda that will establish it as a global leading digital region, rivalling places like Amsterdam, Barcelona, Singapore and New York . The city hopes that by harnessing digital technologies, they will have the potential to deliver better outcomes, improve efficiencies, accelerate growth as well as increase citizen engagement. Using case studies from Amsterdam and Barcelona this report aims to help ARUP, a global engineering consultancy, by presenting approaches to improving citizen participation in Manchester through technology.

Applied Sustainability Projects now available!

11th June, 2018

Interested in sustainability and want to make a different through your university career? Looking for ideas of useful topics relating to sustainability for your coursework or research? If so check out our new University Living Lab initiative - the Applied Sustainability Projects. Over 50 topics have been set by key organisations working in the sustainability field in Greater Manchester, focusing on a diverse range of issues ranging from smart grids and cargo bikes to place making and soft power.


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Collaborative research in action at the ESRC Festival of Social Science

24th November, 2015

This year’s ESRC Festival of Social Science took place form 7-14 November with over 200 events across the UK. It is aimed at sharing the work of social scientists with the wider public and offering insights into how social science research impacts on our daily lives. The University Living Lab took this opportunity to explore the Living Lab approach and its role in collaborative research.


Six million hours for sustainability? Paper on University Living Labs published

22nd July, 2015

What can we achieve when we mobilise University students and researchers for sustainability efforts? How do we bring together research and real-world applied solutions on our campuses? These are the questions addressed in a new article by the ULL team, published in the journal Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. Click here for the full article (available for free unti early September).