Development Planning Unit, University College London (DPU)

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The Development Planning Unit at University College London is an international centre specialising in academic teaching, practical training, research and consultancy in the field of urban and regional development, planning and management. It is concerned with promoting sustainable forms of development, understanding rapid urbanisation and encouraging innovation in the policy, planning and management responses to the economic, social and environmental development of cities and regions, especially in Asia, Africa and Latin America. DPU staff are involved in applied research, complimentary to teaching and consultancy work. In addition to contributing to widening the debate on important and new issues in development, research projects seek to build up expertise and ‘knowledge in practice’.