The Centre for Urban Research and Education (CURE) is a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, primarily from Carleton University, who share an interest and commitment to strengthening municipal and urban affairs. With diverse experience, expertise and perspectives, the CURE network carries out collaborative research in areas including community governance, citizen engagement and local capacity building around planning for infrastructure to support social, economic, and environmental sustainability.
Areas of expertise
- Infrastructures and funding
- Transportation and public transit
- Local governance and citizen engagement
About CURE’s Research
Formed in 2004, the Centre for Urban Research and Education was established to facilitate individual and group research and education activities in urban public policy and management. Housed in the Faculty of Public Affairs, it brings together faculty members from the following units:
- School of Public Policy and Administration
- Geography and Environmental Studies
- Sprott School of Business
It also incorporates existing research units, notably the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation (3CI). It collaborates with 1125 @ Carleton Social Innovation Hub and the Centre for Governance and Public Management.
Vision and Goals
Vision: We are committed to strengthening governance, policy making, and management in urban areas through collaborative research, community engagement, and education.
- Build a network of local, national, and international researchers and practitioners interested in urban and municipal issues, who support the Centre and participate in its programs.
- Conduct and facilitate collaborative research which addresses urban priorities and issues.
- Share and provide opportunities for sharing research, knowledge, resources and information, among organizations, communities and students interested in urban and municipal issues.
Monday, June 20, 2016
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: Invitation to a Luncheon on Corporate Social Responsibility
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (Ottawa Chapter) cordially invites you to the June AGM & Luncheon. Guest Speaker: Duncan...
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (Ottawa Chapter) cordially invites you to the June AGM & Luncheon. Guest Speaker: Duncan Wilson, Port Metro Vancouver Theme: “Corporate Social Responsibility” When? 11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 23, 2016 Where? 50 O’Connor Street Conference Room “B”, 3rd Floor Ottawa, ON Members: $20...
Monday, June 20, 2016
Opening celebration of Percy Station on Saturday June 25th at 2pm
By: Atelier Ruderal In 2015, a fire destroyed some of our favorite places to eat and experience the arts and culture of Ottawa at the corner of Somerset West and Percy Street. The City of...
By: Atelier Ruderal In 2015, a fire destroyed some of our favorite places to eat and experience the arts and culture of Ottawa at the corner of Somerset West and Percy Street. The City of Ottawa launched a pilot project to transform streetside parking spots into temporary structures that enhance city life. As artists and...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Milieu to take part in New Cities Summit in Montreal on June 8th 2016
Luisa Ji and Lee-Michael Pronko, both CURE team members, will be attending as invitees to the 2016 edition of the New Cities Summit in Montreal. This year the summit brings together Urban...
Luisa Ji and Lee-Michael Pronko, both CURE team members, will be attending as invitees to the 2016 edition of the New Cities Summit in Montreal. This year the summit brings together Urban Tech leaders from around the world to participate in workshops and have global conversations on technology and the challenges, opportunities and best practices...