PLUS UK

University of the West of England, Bristol; Cities Research Centre
www.built-environment.uwe.ac.uk

The Faculty of the Built Environment (FBE) at UWE has a broad programme of research activities and well established international reputation in the areas of urban governance, environment and planning, construction and property. It has 120 academic staff and a 10 million budget. Its four research centres, Cities, Environment and Planning, Healthy Cities and Urban Policy, and Construction and Property, maintain a strong international research profile through involvement with a range of national and international networks. They aim to disseminate research outputs to academic, community, professional and practitioner audiences. In the area of urban governance, research expertise includes city governance, public participation, citizen empowerment, local authority leadership, community development, environmental planning and sustainable development.

At national level, FBE receive funding from well-established governmental and non-governmental funding sources, including the Economic and Social Research Council, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, Scottish Office.

Within the international arena, FBE clients and sponsors include the European Commission, the European Environment Agency, the International Council for Local Environment Iniatives, the UN Economic Commission for Europe, World Health Organisation and OECD.

The FBE is home to the European Urban Research Association (EURA), which draws together scholars from over 20 countries. EURA is a thriving research network that aims to provide a European forum for research on towns and cities, encouraging interdisciplinary and cross-country research and cooperation and bridging the gap between academic, professional and policy interests. In addition, FBE maintains an extensive range of international contacts via its involvement in various European networks and collaboration with assorted organisations, including the World Health Organisation Healthy Cities Network.

 

Murray Stewart
Murray Stewart in Heidelberg
Faculty of the Built Environment, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY, UK 
Tel: +44 (0)117 344 3379 Fax: +44 (0)117 344 3899
Email:
Murray.Stewart@uwe.ac.uk
David Sweeting Faculty of the Built Environment, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY, UK 
Tel: +44 (0) 117 344 3195 Fax: +44 (0)117 344 3899 
Email:
David.Sweeting@uwe.ac.uk
Laurence Carmichael Faculty of the Built Environment, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 117 344 3045 Fax: +44 (0)117 344 3899 
Email:
Laurence.Carmichael@uwe.ac.uk
Robin Hambleton 

Visiting Professor of City Management, UWE

Dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago.

 Robin Hambleton was the original leader of the PLUS Project. He retains an interest in extending the PLUS project to the USA in due course'.

Email: robinh@uic.edu

 

 
Bristol City Council
www.bristol-city.gov.uk/
Carew Reynell Head of Paid Services, Bristol City Council, The Council House, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 117 922 4420 Fax: +44 (0) 117 922 2515
Email: carew_reynell@bristol-city.gov.uk
Helen Ball  Head of Scrutiny & Equalities Division, The Council House, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR, UK 
Tel: +44 (0)117 922 2894 Fax: +44 (0)117 922 2024 
Email:
Helen_ball@bristol-city.gov.uk
Stoke-on-Trent City Council
www.stoke.gov.uk
Dr Ita O'Donovan Council Manager, Stoke-on-Trent City Council, PO Box 636, Civic Centre, Glebe Street, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 1RN, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1782 232602
Email: ita.odonovan@stoke.gov.uk
Andrew Powell Community Renewal Manager, Stoke-on-Trent City Council, PO Box 636, Civic Centre, Glebe Street, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 1RN, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1782 233097
andrew.powell@stoke.gov.uk

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