Professor, Head of Built Environment
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Angelidou, M. (in press). How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study. Journal of Urban Technology, 26(2), 89-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2018.1525265
Overcoming the dichotomous nature of smart city research is
fundamental to providing cities with a clear understanding of how
smart city development should be approached. This...
Deakin, M. (2018). Smart Cities: Metrics for a Future Internet-based Governance of Urban and Regional innovation Systems. Scienze Regionali-The Italian Journal of Regional Science, 17(1), 39-56. https://doi.org/10.14650/88816
This paper summarizes the outcomes of a literature review on smart cities and goes on to provide an overview of the critical insights it offers. Bypassing mainstream academic ...
Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2017). The embedded intelligence of smart cities: urban life, citizenship and community. International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age, 4(4), 62-74. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJPADA.2017100105
This paper reviews Mitchell’s thesis on the transition from the city of bits to e-topia. The review finds it wanting and suggests the problems encountered with the thesis rest...
This project aims to develop an e-policy platform augmented with a toolbox of applications and online services, which will assist national and regional authorities in the EU in elaborating or revising...
Researching and drafting of a case study on exploring emerging ICT-enabled governance models in EU Cities: City of Manchester
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The overall aim of the SURegen consortium is to undertake research to develop a prototype Regeneration Simulator Workbench (RSW) that meets the decision-making challenges that Sustainable Urban Regene...
Mora, L., Bolici, R., & Deakin, M. (2017). The First Two Decades of Smart-City Research: A Bibliometric Analysis. Journal of Urban Technology, 24(1), 3-27. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2017.1285123
This paper reports on the first two decades of research on smart cities by conducting a bibliometric analysis of the literature published between 1992 and 2012. The analysis s...
Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2016). Smart cities: Under-gridding the sustainability of city-districts as energy efficient-low carbon zones. Journal of Cleaner Production, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.12.054
This paper reviews the literature on smart cities. Offering a critical synthesis of the material, it advances a Triple Helix inspired account of smart cities as future interne...
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
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Deakin, M., Mora, L., & Reid, A. (2017). Smart specialisation strategies in the post-linear era of research and innovation. In P. Ketikidis, & A. Solomon (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development, 529-539
Smart specialisation can be considered an entrepreneurial discovery process which makes it possible to identify where regions can benefit from specialising in specific areas o...
Economic and Social Research Council
Previous evidence-based reviews of neighbourhood renewal have suggested, ‘learning from what works’ provides the means to close the skills gap and raise the competencies of the core occupations respon...