CUPS staff contribute to Springer Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-being Research
The recently published Springer Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-being Research contains entries on contextual indicators, ecological fallacy, economic and social indicators, environmental impact assessment, indicator methodology, indicator selection criteria, land-use planning, monitoring, neighbourhood change, policy evaluation, spatial analysis, spatial planning, strategic environmental assessment, sustainable development indicators, trend analysis, and the United Kingdom from a range of CUPS staff.
Ying Ying Tian joins CUPS
Dr. Ying Ying Tian, an urban designer/architect, has joinged CUPS as an Honorary Research Fellow. She currently serves as Director of JTP Cities China and Associate of John Thompson & Partners (JTP). CUPS staff would like to welcome her and look forward to working with her on future research endeavours.
Nuno Pinto joins CUPS
The Centre is pleased to welcome Nuno Pinto, a Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Management, to CUPS. Nuno was the recipient of the Breheny Prize for the best paper in 2010 in Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, a leading academic journal in the field of urban modeling and urban planning.
Our Research currently covers three broad themes:
- Evaluation of area-based urban policy initiatives;
- Territorial spatial planning;
- Spatial analysis and public participation GIS.
The most recent CUPS Report can be viewed in PDF format by following this link: CUPS Report 2012/13.
Our development of new methodologies changed the way governments and international organisations monitor their spatial planning policies.
The Centre has a staff of twenty-one, including academics, associates and research staff.
CUPS has a thriving postgraduate research community. We welcome enquiries from prospective research students.