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Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research

 

At any one time, CCHPR will be working on a number of different research projects. Our current research programme is listed here.

Read more at: Tackling digital exclusion: identifying policy and practitioner responses to support digitally excluded households

Tackling digital exclusion: identifying policy and practitioner responses to support digitally excluded households

CCHPR are partnering with CHS Group and others to conduct impact work with a specific focus on tackling digital exclusion.


Read more at: Modular homes for the homeless

Modular homes for the homeless

We are exploring the role that modular homes can play in housing the homeless, focusing on an innovative Cambridge-based scheme.


Read more at: The housing market and the wider economy

The housing market and the wider economy

Our collaborative research programme for Places for People will take an in depth look at the housing market and the complexity of its relationship with society and the wider economy.


Read more at: Understanding the socio-economic inhibitors to the take up of digital innovation in construction

Understanding the socio-economic inhibitors to the take up of digital innovation in construction

Transforming construction is a social, cultural, economic and political challenge, and not just a technical problem, and our project will focus on the key social and cultural factors inhibiting digital uptake in the construction sector and which are holding back transformation across the...


Read more at: How can smart technologies meet the demand of an ageing population?

How can smart technologies meet the demand of an ageing population?

The increase in the proportion of older people has been described as “one of the most significant social transformations of the twenty-first century” (United Nations, 2015), with huge implications for government health and social care budgets. Our research for the Dunhill Medical Trust, which...


Read more at: Construction Innovation Hub

Construction Innovation Hub

Dr Gemma Burgess, Acting Director of CCHPR, is a Co-Investigator on the £72m Construction Innovation Hub, a partnership between the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB), the Building Research Establishment (BRE), and the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC).


Read more at: Building Better Opportunities - New Horizons

Building Better Opportunities - New Horizons

CCHPR has been commissioned to evaluate the New Horizons programme. New Horizons combines elements of financial inclusion, digital inclusion and employability delivered by employees hosted delivered from hubs in Peterborough, Wisbech, Kings Lynn and Cambridge with rural outreach. This project is...


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