Heseltine Institute

Heseltine Institute for Public Policy, Practice and Place

An interdisciplinary research institute focusing on the development of sustainable and inclusive cities and city regions.

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The University of Liverpool’s city-facing public policy institute

The Heseltine Institute brings together academic expertise from across the University with policy-makers and practitioners to support the development of sustainable and inclusive cities and city regions. We have a particular focus on former industrial cities in the process of regeneration, such as the Liverpool City Region.

Knowledge exchange

Our four pillars of work

The Heseltine Institute has four pillars of work: high impact research and thought leadership, knowledge exchange, capacity building, and evidence based public policy.

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Smart cities

Our areas of research

The research agenda of the Heseltine Institute is structured around three overarching themes: 21st Century Cities, Inclusive and Clean Growth, and Public Service Reform.

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