Urbanisation, transport and the built environment

The climate crisis has amplified heat throughout urban areas and cities with population growth, greenhouse gases and economic activity all driving factors in the rising global temperatures. Liverpool researchers have pioneered novel approaches to help make our cities more hospitable now and for future generations.

Soft Computing to Accelerate fulfilment & Logistics Efficiency

Soft computing to accelerate fulfilment & logistics efficiency

The SCALE project: developing novel last-mile logistics delivery system that leverages the power of multiple localised storage depots and multi-modal delivery options

Melting metropolis

Melting metropolis: Everyday Histories of Heat and Health in London, New York, and Paris since 1945

Melting Metropolis is a Wellcome-funded project exploring how Londoners, New Yorkers and Parisians have thought and felt about heat and its impact on their health.

University part of new £21.3m UK Maritime Research Hub

Liverpool joins new £21.3m UK Maritime Research Hub

The UK National Clean Maritime Research Hub (UK-MaRes Hub) is a national research partnership aiming to decarbonise the UK maritime sector.

Chloe Gray

Using low-cost sensors to improve air pollution monitoring - a three minute thesis!

Chloe Gray is investigating the properties of a type of air pollution called particulate matter (PM) which is pollution made up of tiny particles of solids or liquids that are in the air such as dust, dirt, soot, smoke or drops of liquid.

Cities Alive: Designing Cities That Work for Women

Cities Alive: Designing Cities That Work for Women

University of Liverpool planners contributed to a report launched in 2022 that called for urgent action to remove the gender bias built into cities and improve women’s safety, their health, and access to education and employment.