How do citizens and the government manage changes in large urban areas? Who in fact 'makes' the city and when and where do we see this in practice?
What does this research involve?
We investigate how residents deal with changes in their environment. The aim of this research project is for stakeholders to gain understanding of civic initiatives and to use them to realize changes.
Challenges of being a social impact researcher
The smart city must now become inclusive
Resilient people form the heart of every vibrant city. The basic building blocks of resiliency such as optimism, community relatedness, and emotional regulation can aid adolescents in reaching their full potential.
The goal is to generate impact through research and co-creation: together with citizens, social entrepreneurs and policy makers.
Dr. Brian Godor talks about the Fairplay / Feyenoord project which investigates the social impact of football and how it can make youths more resilient.
Studio Erasmus - Brian Godor on the effectivity of community programs in football clubs
VCC and ISS researching the impacts of COVID-19 in The Hague
Building urban resilience through urban agriculture?
Urban farming as a sustainable solution to cities’ over-dependence on international food chains
Frugal innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic
Finding smart, simple and affordable solutions to overcome resource constraints