Tao Liu and Qiujie Shi find that migrants are still struggling to understand the eligibility criteria and process of selection for Beijing's household registration hukou system.
Safe and stable urban housing has never been more essential. Several of our researchers have investigated innovative living arrangements that could address several core housing issues.
There is an urgent need to critically engage with how internationally-funded HIV health programmes are being rolled out say Neil Hassan and Andrew Tucker.
Many transitional cities have worked hard to develop planning tools that make a difference in citizens lives. Santiago Mejía-Dugand investigates Medellín's plans to become fully aligned with global sustainability agendas.
Over 120 years after the plague epidemic, the topography of the city still shapes land-use planning and reflects ongoing inequalities.
Venezuelan migrants in Medellin share precarious living conditions with displaced Colombians in marginal settlements. Edwar Calderón looks at their 'rights to the city'.
Samuel Yutong Cai says the benefits of urban green spaces are a no-brainer. But rewilding needs careful planning to avoid adverse health impacts and, if not properly managed, it could make pollution worse.
Informal workers are less likely to be vaccinated due to multiple barriers in the existing vaccination strategy warns Divya Ravindranath and Vikas Kumar
While the pandemic temporarily cleared the skies, it offered one of the best glimpses of what a pollution-free future could look like and introduced us to urban air quality economics.
PEAK Urban researchers share insights on how city transport can recover more equitably and sustainably than before.
As cities navigate how to revive their economy while curbing the spread of coronavirus, understanding how and why restrictions work is critical, says Samuel Heroy.