Economic and Social Research Council, UK

Aims to promote and support high-quality social science research to increase economic competiveness in the UK, improve public services and policy and increase quality of life.

Urban Transformations

An ESRC network, coordinated from the University of Oxford, showcasing research on cities.


Joint Programming Initiative Heritage Plus, European Commission

Adopts a joint multidisciplinary approach with the aim of promoting the safeguarding of cultural heritage sustainability, including tangible, intangible and digital assets. 


Mistra Urban Futures, Sweden

An international research centre, Mistra Urban Futures (2010-2019) aimed to produce knowledge that to develop sustainable urban futures. Funded by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (MISTRA), the Swedish International Development Agency, and other sources.


The UK Realising Just Cities programme has also received support from:

  • The University of Sheffield
  • The British Academy
  • The University of Manchester
  • The University of Birmingham
  • The Arts and Humanities Research Council