Research Centres 2023

Active Travel Academy [ATA]

The ATA is an interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange centre that currently leads projects funded by organisations including NIHR, DfT, and TfL. It hosts the Active Travel Studies journal and organises events including the regular Walking and Cycling@Teatime seminars.

Director: Rachel Aldred

Max Lock Centre

The Max Lock Centre is an international development research unit drawing on planning and design exper tise across the School of A+C and wider development-related exper tise across the University. Focusing predominantly in the global South, for over 25 years it has investigated planning and design solutions for sustainable and inclusive development.

Directors: Tony Lloyd-Jones & Giulio Verdini

Centre for Air Traffic Management Research

CATMR builds on more than 20 years of research into air traffic management, for which the University of Westminster is well known. Working with academia, industry and international organisations, the group is active in projects funded by Clean Sky 2, SESAR and Horizon 2020.

Director: Andrew Cook; Co-Director: Luis Delgado


ProBE provides a research hub, a forum for debate and discussion, and a focus for interdisciplinary and international activity related to the Production of the Built Environment as a social, environmental and historical process.

Director: Rosa Schiano-Phan

MORE is a part of Open Studio project run by the School of Architecture + Cities at the University of Westminster to make its design, research and practice-based work available online while it is happening.

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