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Dr Jenni Viitanen

Research Associate

Jenni's current research portfolio includes future cities/ urban technologies, energy and housing.

She is an expert advisor to the FP7 project IREEN (ICT Roadmap for Energy Efficienct Neighbourhoods), and a researcher on a number of projects including SMARTiP (Smart Metropolitan Areas Through Innovation and People); Housing in Multiple Occupancy: Energy Issues and Policy (HOME); and Community Approaches to Housing Retrofit in Greater Manchester.

Division: 
Research
Sustainability enthusiast?: 
No
Interdisciplinary themes: 
Buildings
Cities
Climate
Economy
Engagement
Policy

Connections

Research

Tell Us

Aim is to create a software tool to engage energy customers in the planning and delivery of utility infrastructure as well as a mobile app (‘Tell Us’) to report faults in the energy supply and the exact location of the customer.

http://www.eps.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/features/co-managed-energy-inno...

Group

Centre for Urban Policy Studies

The Centre of Urban Policy Studies (CUPS) was established in The University of Manchester by Professor Brian Robson in 1983 to develop research on urban and regional policy.

The centre now has an established reputation for:

  • policy-relevant research on the evaluation of area-based urban policy initiatives;
  • regional development;
  • spatial planning and housing;
  • and the measurement of neighbourhood dynamics.
Keywords: 
Planning, Cities