Urban Dynamics Lab

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Inclusive Growth – Inclusive Places?

Friday, 22 September 2017

What is inclusive growth and can it be quantified and modelled to help policymakers make economic development decisions that include Continue reading

Inclusive and Healthy Mobility

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Inclusive and Healthy Mobility – Understanding Trends in Concessionary Travel in the West Midlands The way we travel on a Continue reading

Pedestrian demand and transport evaluation

Monday, 12 June 2017

A paper on Estimating pedestrian demand for active transport evaluation and planning recently published by Urban Dynamics Lab Research Associate Continue reading


The angular nature of road networks

Carlos Molinero, Elsa Arcaute, Rob Murcio

Quantifying Retail Agglomeration using Diverse Spatial Data
Duccio Piovani, Vassilis Zachariadis, Michael Batty

Estimating pedestrian demand for active transport evaluation and planning

Ashley Dhanani,  Lusine Tarkhanyan, Laura Vaughan

Diverse cities or the systematic paradox of urban scaling laws

Clémentine Cottineau, Erez Hatna, Elsa Arcaute, Michael Batty

The geography of Twitter topics in London

Paul Longley, Guy Lansley

Cities and Regions in Britain through hierarchical percolation

Elsa Arcaute, Carlos Molinero, Erez Hatna, Roberto Murcio, Camilo Vargas-Ruiz, A. Paolo Masucci, Michael Batty

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