Mark Deakin
Mark Deakin

Prof Mark Deakin

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Mark is a leading academic who has provided a strong support to emerging scientific and technical developments on Smart Cities. He is author of 12 books and about 100 peer-reviewed publications on Sustainable Urban Development, Urban Technology Management and Smart Cities. These publications include Sustainable Urban Development (Volumes 1-3, Routledge 2005-2009) and Smart Cities: Governing, Modelling and Analysing the Transition (Routledge, 2013). In addition, Mark has directed several research projects dealing with Smart Cities and the Sustainable Development of Urban Environments for the European Commission, Economic and Social Research Council and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council in the UK. He recently completed research projects include: (1) CLUE: Climate Neutral Urban Districts in Europe (European Commission - INTERREG Programme); (2) Smart and Sustainable Cities (European Investment Bank - JESSICA Programme); (3) SmartCities (European Commission - INTERREG Programme); (4) EXPGOV (European Commission - IPTS Programme on Emerging City Governance Models); (5) SURegen: Sustainable Urban Regeneration (EPSRC Sustainable Urban Environment Programme); (6) Online S3: ONLINE Platform for Smart Specialisation Policy Advice (European Commission - Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme). Mark is also in the Editorial Board of 6 academic journals. This includes the Journal of Urban Technology (Taylor & Francis), the Journal of Sustainable Cities and Society (Elsevier) and the International Journal of Intelligent Buildings (Taylor & Francis).

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Modelling The Drivers Of Data Science Techniques For Real Estate Professionals In The Fourth Industrial Revolution Era

Journal Article
Osunsanmi, T., Olawumi, T., Smith, A., Deakin, M., Jaradat, S., Aigbavboa, C., …Oyeyipo, O. (in press)
Modelling The Drivers Of Data Science Techniques For Real Estate Professionals In The Fourth Industrial Revolution Era. Property Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/PM-05-2022-0034
The study aims to develop a model that supports the application of data science techniques for real estate professionals in the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) era. The pre...

Digital Meets Smart: Towards a Technology-Enhanced Approach to Smart Specialisation Strategy Development

Journal Article
Mora, L., Panori, A., Deakin, M., & Ortega-Argiles, R. (2022)
Digital Meets Smart: Towards a Technology-Enhanced Approach to Smart Specialisation Strategy Development. Regional Studies, 56(9), 1421-1428. https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2022.2091775
Conceived in the framework of regional studies on Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) development, this special issue strengthens research efforts oriented towards assembling a...

Triple, Quadruple and N-Tuple Helices: The RIS3 and EDP of a Higher-Order Policy Model

Journal Article
Deakin, M. (2022)
Triple, Quadruple and N-Tuple Helices: The RIS3 and EDP of a Higher-Order Policy Model. Triple Helix, 9(1), 32-42. https://doi.org/10.1163/21971927-bja10030
In the past decade there have been a series of articles on the status of Triple, Quadruple and N-Tuple Helices. In responding to the most recent of these from Leydesdorff and ...

Sustainable Smart City Transitions: Theoretical Foundations, Sociotechnical Assemblage and Governance Mechanisms

Book
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Zhang, X., Batty, M., de Jong, M., Santi, P., & Appio, F. P. (2022)
Sustainable Smart City Transitions: Theoretical Foundations, Sociotechnical Assemblage and Governance Mechanisms. New York City, NY: Routledge
This book enhances the reader’s understanding of the theoretical foundations, sociotechnical assemblage, and governance mechanisms of sustainable smart city transitions. Drawi...

Smart cities: the metrics of future internet-based developments and the renewable energies of urban and regional innovation

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Mora, L. (2020)
Smart cities: the metrics of future internet-based developments and the renewable energies of urban and regional innovation. Journal of Urban Technology, 27(4), 59-78. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2020.1868738
This paper closes a gap in the literature on smart cities relating to the metrics of future Internet-based developments. It achieves this by presenting the findings of a case ...

Assembling Sustainable Smart City Transitions: An Interdisciplinary Theoretical Perspective

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Zhang, X., Batty, M., de Jong, M., Santi, P., & Appio, F. P. (2021)
Assembling Sustainable Smart City Transitions: An Interdisciplinary Theoretical Perspective. Journal of Urban Technology, 28(1-2), 1-27. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2020.1834831
This Special Issue begins with a middle-range theory of sustainable smart city transitions, which forms bridges between theorizing in smart city development studies and some o...

Increasing offsite housing construction in Scotland: An evidence base to support new policy and systems

Report
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., Hairstans, R., Duncheva, M., Calcagno, C., …Lang, V. (2020)
Increasing offsite housing construction in Scotland: An evidence base to support new policy and systems. Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Scottish Enterprise. and the Scottish Government
The purpose of this project is to provide evidence of the potential contribution offsite construction offers to address the challenges faced by the affordable housing sector i...

Exploring Current Trends in Scientific Research on Smart Specialisation

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019)
Exploring Current Trends in Scientific Research on Smart Specialisation. Scienze Regionali-The Italian Journal of Regional Science, 18(3), 397-422. https://doi.org/10.14650/94657
This paper describes current trends in scientific research on Smart Specialisation by answering the following questions: (1) How many scientific publications on Smart Speciali...

Untangling Smart Cities: From Utopian Dreams to Innovation Systems for a Technology-Enabled Urban Sustainability

Book
Mora, L., & Deakin, M. (2019)
Untangling Smart Cities: From Utopian Dreams to Innovation Systems for a Technology-Enabled Urban Sustainability. Elsevier

Smart City Development: ICT Innovation for Urban Sustainability

Book Chapter
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Aina, Y. A., & Appio, F. P. (2019)
Smart City Development: ICT Innovation for Urban Sustainability. In W. Leal Filho, A. M. Azul, L. Brandli, P. G. Özuyar, & T. Wall (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Sustainable Cities and Communities,, 1-17. Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71061-7_27-1
Item is living reference work. No abstract available.

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