Urban

17 Jun 2016
With funding from the European Research Council, Professor Rob Kitchin of Ireland’s National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis is finding out how to leverage Big Data to improve city life.
16 Jun 2016
The traffic jam was enormous. As French winter holidaymakers headed to the Alps in February, 1980, cars strangled the city of Lyon with one of the world’s longest recorded traffic jams - a full 175 kilometres.
15 Jun 2016
Automobile air pollution is a well-recognised source of illness in urban environments. In response, smart cities monitor and move to reduce it.
Mette Sørensen
11 Feb 2016
ERC-funded research is uncovering unknown health hazards of noise. Mette Sørensen, senior researcher in the Department of Environment and Cancer at the Danish Cancer Society, says scientists have not been thorough in investigating the effect of traffic noise on other types of diseases.