News and stories about Vital Cities and Citizens
The KnowledgeWorkPlace Organisation in a Smart City conducts research aimed at finding solutions for the smart organisation of metropolitan issues.
Africa's cities are growing very rapidly. What does this mean for the residents of all these new districts? How do they get access to basic amenities like tap water, electricity, roads and safety?
Shirley Nieuwland, doctoral candidate within the Erasmus Initiative Vital Cities and Citizens, studies sustainable tourism in cities.
In May 2019, Prof. Dr. Victor Bekkers signed the ‘Green Deal Aquathermy’ on behalf of Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Dr. Asya Pisarevskaya, dr. William Voorberg and prof. dr. Peter Scholten of the Erasmus University Rotterdam participate in a newly awarded a European Horizon 2020 project: SPRING.
Dr. Maria Schiller and prof. dr. Peter Scholten from the Erasmus University Rotterdam participate in a newly awarded Horizon Europe 2020 project WHOLE-COMM
A multidisciplinary research team, including Jurian Edelenbos from the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, has been awarded a ZonMw COVID-19 research grant.
Dr. Amanda Alencar was awarded the Stichting Erasmus Trustfonds Grant for her research project "Refugee settlement, place-making and digital technologies in the cities of Rotterdam and Amsterdam".
In order to transform cities into more sustainable and just environments, we need actionable knowledge that is relevant and accessible to as many people as possible.
In an informal settlement in Nairobi, called Mathare, community-led organisations joined hands to develop a people-driven urban planning project: the Mathare Special planning Area Research Collective.