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Dec 13, 2018

Dr David Greenfield of SOENECS and Joe Tibbetts of CLGdotTV unpick the climate change threat and consider some possible solutions. All against the background of the 2018 Climate Change Summit in Katowice, Poland and Antonio Guterres the UN secretary-general in his address to the conference delegates beseeching the 190...


Dec 12, 2018

When we talk about Smart Places more often that not we mean cities or large towns. But remote communities cannot remain viable unless they can encourage people to stay and even, difficult to imagine, people to move there. Sustainable communities need sustainable businesses not only to provide employment and...


Dec 10, 2018

As Head of Commissioning, Vulnerable Adults, for Essex County Council Rebecca Jarvis recognises that more needs to be done to prepare patients and their families for leaving hospital. Poor support can lead to deterioration in health and wellbeing and at worst, a return to hospital.

Amy Ricketts, a senior designer at...


Dec 9, 2018

Putting in the infrastructure for connectivity is today’s equivalent of the Victorians putting in sewers – you have to make the infrastructure investment to reap the rewards - says Roy Grant, who is Head of Super Connected Cities & Digital Innovation, City of York.

STEP, the City’s Department for Transport funded...


Dec 4, 2018

‘St Albans Unlocked’ is blazing a trail with huge potential benefits for the health and wellbeing of local communities.

Linda Chandler and Amanda Derrick are working with an app called Soundscape, developed by Microsoft to help people with visual impairments find their way from A to B.

Soundscape (an app which is...