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Co-creation pathways to inform shared governance of urban living labs in practice: Lessons from three European projects (2021)
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Mahmoud, I. H., Morello, E., Ludlow, D., & Salvia, G. (2021). Co-creation pathways to inform shared governance of urban living labs in practice: Lessons from three European projects. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, 3, https://doi.org/10.3389/frsc.2021.690458

Over recent decades Urban Living Labs (ULLs) have become a common space for co-creation processes' experimentation, whereby new approaches for sustainable urban development are highly connected to support evidence-based policy generation. Europe seem... Read More about Co-creation pathways to inform shared governance of urban living labs in practice: Lessons from three European projects.

Exploring alternative pathways toward more sustainable regional food systems by foodshed assessment – City region examples from Vienna and Bristol (2021)
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Vicente-Vicente, J. L., Doernberg, A., Zasada, I., Ludlow, D., Staszek, D., Bushell, J., …Piorr, A. (2021). Exploring alternative pathways toward more sustainable regional food systems by foodshed assessment – City region examples from Vienna and Bristol. Environmental Science and Policy, 124, 401-412. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2021.07.013

The resilience of the food supply system has become a vital issue for many countries especially under substantial international supply disturbances (e.g. the effects of COVID-19 restrictions). Regionalizing diets and increasing food self-sufficiency... Read More about Exploring alternative pathways toward more sustainable regional food systems by foodshed assessment – City region examples from Vienna and Bristol.

Participatory governance in smart cities: The urbanAPI case study (2017)
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Soomro, K., Khan, Z., & Ludlow, D. (2017). Participatory governance in smart cities: The urbanAPI case study. International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 23(5-6), 419-444. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSTM.2017.10009859

Copyright © 2017 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. This paper presents some results from an EU FP7 RTD project urbanAPI, in which three ICT applications target different aspects of participatory urban governance. The 3D Scenario Creator allows urban plan... Read More about Participatory governance in smart cities: The urbanAPI case study.

From top-down land use planning intelligence to bottom-up stakeholder engagement for smart cities – A case study: DECUMANUS service products (2017)
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Ludlow, D., Khan, Z., Soomro, K., Marconcini, M., José, R. S., Malcorps, P., …Metz, A. (2017). From top-down land use planning intelligence to bottom-up stakeholder engagement for smart cities – A case study: DECUMANUS service products. International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 23(5-6), 465-493. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSTM.2017.10009861

Copyright © 2017 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. Intelligence delivered by earth observation (EO) satellites performs a vital role in supporting ICT enabled urban governance, and the creation of decision making tools delivering integrated urban plannin... Read More about From top-down land use planning intelligence to bottom-up stakeholder engagement for smart cities – A case study: DECUMANUS service products.

ICT enabled participatory urban planning and policy development: The UrbanAPI project (2014)
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Khan, Z., Ludlow, D., Loibl, W., & Soomro, K. (2014). ICT enabled participatory urban planning and policy development: The UrbanAPI project. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, 8(2), 205-229. https://doi.org/10.1108/TG-09-2013-0030

Purpose: The aim of this paper is to present the effectiveness of participatory information and communication technology (ICT) tools for urban planning, in particular, supporting bottom-up decision-making in urban management and governance. Design/me... Read More about ICT enabled participatory urban planning and policy development: The UrbanAPI project.

Applying the CoReS requirements development method for building IT tools for urban management systems: The UrbanAPI project (2013)
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Khan, Z., David, L., & Wolfgang, L. (2013). Applying the CoReS requirements development method for building IT tools for urban management systems: The UrbanAPI project

Gathering and managing requirements from stakeholders is an essential task for the successful development of IT tools for any application domain. However, specifying stakeholders’ requirements for a collaborative research and development project in t... Read More about Applying the CoReS requirements development method for building IT tools for urban management systems: The UrbanAPI project.

Evaluating a collaborative IT based research and development project (2013)
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Khan, Z., Ludlow, D., & Caceres, S. (2013). Evaluating a collaborative IT based research and development project. Evaluation and Program Planning, 40, 27-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2013.04.004

In common with all projects, evaluating an Information Technology (IT) based research and development project is necessary in order to discover whether or not the outcomes of the project are successful. However, evaluating large-scale collaborative p... Read More about Evaluating a collaborative IT based research and development project.

Applying the criteria indicators and metrics evaluation method on ICT research: The HUMBOLDT project (2013)
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Khan, Z., Ludlow, D., & Rix, J. (2013). Applying the criteria indicators and metrics evaluation method on ICT research: The HUMBOLDT project. Research Evaluation, 22(1), 30-40. https://doi.org/10.1093/reseval/rvs037

Evaluating an Information Technology (IT) based research and development project from an end-user's perspective is necessary in order to discover whether or not the outcomes of the project are successful. However, it is not straightforward to design... Read More about Applying the criteria indicators and metrics evaluation method on ICT research: The HUMBOLDT project.

The challenge of social networking in the field of environment and health (2012)
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Van Den Hazel, P., Keune, H., Randall, S., Yang, A., Ludlow, D., & Bartonova, A. (2012). The challenge of social networking in the field of environment and health. Environmental Health, 11(SUPPL.1), https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-069X-11-S1-S15

Background: The fields of environment and health are both interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary, and until recently had little engagement in social networking designed to cross disciplinary boundaries. The EU FP6 project HENVINET aimed to establis... Read More about The challenge of social networking in the field of environment and health.

A healthy turn in urban climate change policies; European city workshop proposes health indicators as policy integrators (2012)
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Keune, H., Ludlow, D., Van Den Hazel, P., Randall, S., & Bartonova, A. (2012). A healthy turn in urban climate change policies; European city workshop proposes health indicators as policy integrators. Environmental Health, 11(SUPPL.1), https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-069X-11-S1-S14

Background: The EU FP6 HENVINET project reviewed the potential relevance of a focus on climate change related health effects for climate change policies at the city region level. This was undertaken by means of a workshop with both scientists, city r... Read More about A healthy turn in urban climate change policies; European city workshop proposes health indicators as policy integrators.

An architecture for integrated intelligence in urban management using cloud computing (2012)
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Khan, Z., Ludlow, D., McClatchey, R., & Anjum, A. (2012). An architecture for integrated intelligence in urban management using cloud computing. Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications, 1(1), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1186/2192-113X-1-1

With the emergence of new methodologies and technologies it has now become possible to manage large amounts of environmental sensing data and apply new integrated computing models to acquire information intelligence. This paper advocates the applicat... Read More about An architecture for integrated intelligence in urban management using cloud computing.