Furthering strategic urban research

2011 - 2014
URBAN-NEXUS will build upon and strengthen the relationship between researchers, urban policy makers, research policy makers, practitioners, SME's, and civil society organisations through engagement, collaborative prioritisation, integral dialogue and knowledge transfer. URBAN-NEXUS will comprise three vertical strands on adapting to climate change, health and quality of life and sustainable land use. There will also be two horizontal strands on integrated urban management and integrated information and monitoring. Structured dialogue linking sustainable urban development research to a policy-oriented understanding will be facilitated through a series of workshops (Dialogue Cafes), Synthesis Papers and social media tools.