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Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research

 

Complete list of latest projects (started within the past year), with the most recent at the top.

Read more at: Innovative ways for stakeholders in the construction industry to successfully adopt digital technologies

Innovative ways for stakeholders in the construction industry to successfully adopt digital technologies

Building on our research project, Understanding the socio-economic inhibitors to the take up of digital innovation in construction, this impact project will collaborate with industry stakeholders to develop industry guidance for overcoming the barriers to the successful implementation of digital...


Read more at: MMC-based housebuilding: Towards a roadmap for customer-centred approaches to POE in the social housing sector

MMC-based housebuilding: Towards a roadmap for customer-centred approaches to POE in the social housing sector

Customer-centric approaches to designing and developing products play an integral role in many industries but, despite the need to address the housing shortage through the rapid building of high quality, greener homes, the UK construction industry has yet to embrace post-occupancy evaluation (POE)...


Read more at: TAPPI 2 Evaluation and Learning Partner

TAPPI 2 Evaluation and Learning Partner

The Technology for our Ageing Population: Panel for Innovation (TAPPI) project aims to improve the way technology is used in housing and care for older people. Led by the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (Housing LIN), the TEC Services Association (TSA) and funded by The Dunhill Medical...


Read more at: The role of hostels in ending homelessness: assessing what works?

The role of hostels in ending homelessness: assessing what works?

As the first stage in developing a robust evidence base about the relative effectiveness and cost effectiveness of different models of hostel provision, our research aims to provide an analysis and typology of current hostel provision in England. Collecting data from existing hostels will alllow us...


Read more at: Are modular homes a good temporary housing solution for people experiencing homelessness?

Are modular homes a good temporary housing solution for people experiencing homelessness?

Modular homes have only recently become a type of temporary accommodation provided for people experiencing homelessness in the UK and our research aims to provide evidence, from the four front runner schemes in Cambridge, about the impact and outcomes of using modular homes to provide temporary...


Read more at: Digital poverty in the UK

Digital poverty in the UK

Digital exclusion is a key aspect of poverty in the UK and is often siloed by policymakers. Digital activties are an increasingly prominent part of everyday life, and our research looks at the need for integrating digital inclusion policy with other policies targeted at addressing poverty, focusing...