Centre for Urban and Public Policy Research

The Centre for Urban and Public Policy Research is at the forefront of multi-disciplinary research at the intersection of Urban Studies and Social and Public Policy.

Centre members come from the disciplines of economics, social policy, geography, public policy and political science. We combine interests in social and urban theory with practical involvement in current issues of policy in the UK and across the world.


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Centre Head:

Dr David Sweeting

Research Centre Administrator:

Evey Damianopoulou

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We work across disciplines with colleagues from other centres in the School, other UK and international universities as well as with professionals.


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