Urban Dynamics Lab


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Urban Dynamics Lab: Spatial analytics for urban and regional development

The Urban Dynamics Lab at UCL is part of a five year EPSRC-funded research project (UK Regions Digital Research Facility) bringing together expertise from across UCL (Space Syntax, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Geography and Computer Science), to explore and address questions at the intersection of city and regional economic development and urban modelling, data analytics and computing.

The project is firmly based on a commitment to applied research and exploring avenues for policy impact within the UK regions in co-design with Local and Central Government, as well as project partners. 

The project is supported by a range of partners, including Bank of England, Greater London Authority, SAS, Intel, Future Cities Catapult, Core Cities, Centre for Cities, Space Syntax Limited, and will involve the implementation of a policy engagement and outreach programme across the regions The UKRDRF grant is part of the RCUK's Digital Economy programme and works in conjunction with other Digital Economy Centres across the UK.