Research projects and funding

The Centre for Urban and Built Ecologies (CUBE) hosts a range of active interdisciplinary researchers who are engaging in research projects focusing on environmental, social and cultural ecologies of cities.

Research projects and funding, 2020–21, 2021-22

  • Transformation Fund 2021–22, London Metropolitan University: £24,150, to develop a partnership between Architecture of Rapid Change and Scarce Resources and UN-Habitat, to develop interpretive mapping as an aid to urban practice and investigation in Northern Kenya. 
    Partners: UN-Habitat
    Principal Investigator: Dr Bo Tang
  • Rescaling Fund 2021–22, London Metropolitan University: £8,878 to complete Phase 1 of the Wild Ways study: a scoping review of the existing literature on urban rewilding behaviour, coded using the COM-B behaviour model.
    Principal Investigators: Sian Moxon, Dr Justin Webb
  • Transformation Fund, London Metropolitan University: £9,945 to transform and expand AAD Cities into a centre for knowledge exchange, adding entrepreneurial and impactful capacity to its existing research production through robust online infrastructure.
    Principal Investigators: The Cities Research Group – Dr Jane Clossick (lead), Prof Mark Brearley

  • Strategic Priorities Fund, London Metropolitan University: £4,950 to support final dissemination, policy-engagement and impact step in the Southwark Audit on industrial land, undertaken by AAD Cities in Summer 2019.
    Principal Investigators: The Cities Research Group – Dr Jane Clossick (lead), Prof Mark Brearley; Nicolas Palominos (Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, UCL)