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Tiny Housing Development: A Vaccine for Unaffordable Housing Delivery in Africa (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Osunsanmi, T., Deakin, M., Jaradat, S., & Olawumi, T. (2023). Tiny Housing Development: A Vaccine for Unaffordable Housing Delivery in Africa. In Towards a sustainable construction industry: The role of innovation and digitalisation (370-381). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-22434-8_37

The menace of unaffordable housing delivery has spread like a virus across the countries within the African continent. The virus has infested numerous activities and is responsible for the slum development and other social vices on the continent. Tow... Read More about Tiny Housing Development: A Vaccine for Unaffordable Housing Delivery in Africa.

Digital Meets Smart: Towards a Technology-Enhanced Approach to Smart Specialisation Strategy Development (2022)
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 technology-enhanced approach to S3 policymaking. First, it sheds light on... Read More about Digital Meets Smart: Towards a Technology-Enhanced Approach to Smart Specialisation Strategy Development.

Triple, Quadruple and N-Tuple Helices: The RIS3 and EDP of a Higher-Order Policy Model (2022)
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 Lawson Smith (2022), this article examines the respective status of the Tri... Read More about Triple, Quadruple and N-Tuple Helices: The RIS3 and EDP of a Higher-Order Policy Model.

Sustainable Smart City Transitions: Theoretical Foundations, Sociotechnical Assemblage and Governance Mechanisms (2022)
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. Drawing on empirical evidence stemming from existing smart city research, the bo... Read More about Sustainable Smart City Transitions: Theoretical Foundations, Sociotechnical Assemblage and Governance Mechanisms.

Smart cities: the metrics of future internet-based developments and the renewable energies of urban and regional innovation (2020)
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 study that overcomes the methodological shortcomings that otherwise exist i... Read More about Smart cities: the metrics of future internet-based developments and the renewable energies of urban and regional innovation.

Assembling Sustainable Smart City Transitions: An Interdisciplinary Theoretical Perspective (2020)
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 of the foundational assumptions underpinning transition management and syste... Read More about Assembling Sustainable Smart City Transitions: An Interdisciplinary Theoretical Perspective.

Increasing offsite housing construction in Scotland: An evidence base to support new policy and systems (2020)
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 in Scotland. Funding for the project is drawn from the Construction Scotland... Read More about Increasing offsite housing construction in Scotland: An evidence base to support new policy and systems.

Exploring Current Trends in Scientific Research on Smart Specialisation (2019)
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 Specialisation have been produced since this concept emerged and what are their cha... Read More about Exploring Current Trends in Scientific Research on Smart Specialisation.

How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study (2018)
Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Angelidou, M. (2019). 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 paper introduces a research methodology for conducting the multiple-case s... Read More about How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study.

Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Carnegie, E., Reid, A., Deakin, M., & Inglis, G. (2018, September). Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry. Paper presented at Space and Poverty (Salzburg Conference in Interdisciplinary Poverty Research)

Regenerative spaces (good for health, environment and the planet) are essential for human flourishing. Findings from previous research suggest an association between spatial patterning and health outcomes (Hagedoorn et al. 2016; Meijer et al. 2012; P... Read More about Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry..

Intelligence and co-creation in smart specialisation strategies: towards the next stage of RIS3 (2018)
Report
Komninos, N., Kakderi, C., Panori, A., Garcia, E., Reid, A., Cvijanović, V., …Mora, L. (2018). Intelligence and co-creation in smart specialisation strategies: towards the next stage of RIS3. European Commission

The white paper on “Intelligence and Co-creation in Smart Specialisation Strategies” outlines some key conclusions from the Online S3 project, funded under the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Commission. The Online S3 project has produced an o... Read More about Intelligence and co-creation in smart specialisation strategies: towards the next stage of RIS3.

Combining Co-Citation Clustering and Text-Based Analysis to Reveal the Main Development Paths of Smart Cities (2018)
Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019). Combining Co-Citation Clustering and Text-Based Analysis to Reveal the Main Development Paths of Smart Cities. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 56-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.019

Bibliometrics is a powerful tool for analyzing knowledge domains and revealing their cognitive-epistemological structure. Different mathematical models and statistical techniques have been proposed and tested to carry out bibliometric analyses and de... Read More about Combining Co-Citation Clustering and Text-Based Analysis to Reveal the Main Development Paths of Smart Cities.

Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices (2018)
Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019). Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 70-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.035

Recent studies reveal a deep-rooted division in research on smart cities, which surfaces as a set of dichotomies that question whether smart city development should be based on a: (1) technology-led or holistic strategy; (2) double or quadruple-helix... Read More about Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices.

Smart City Development Paths: Insights from the First Two Decades of Research (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018). Smart City Development Paths: Insights from the First Two Decades of Research. In A. Bisello, D. Vettorato, P. Laconte, & S. Costa (Eds.), Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions: Results of SSPCR 2017 (403-420). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75774-2

More than 20 years have now passed since the concept of smart city first appeared in a scholarly publica-tion, marking the beginning of a new era in urban innovation. Since then, the literature discussing this new concept and the ICT-oriented urban-i... Read More about Smart City Development Paths: Insights from the First Two Decades of Research.

Smart Cities: Metrics for a Future Internet-based Governance of Urban and Regional innovation Systems (2018)
Journal Article
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 readings of the subject and offering a critique of the Smart City Ranking,... Read More about Smart Cities: Metrics for a Future Internet-based Governance of Urban and Regional innovation Systems.

Stylized Facts on Smart Specialisation Research (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018). Stylized Facts on Smart Specialisation Research. In M. Bozina Beros, N. Recker, & M. Kozina (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development (176-185)

Smart Specialisation has generated a paradigmatic change in regional innovation policies and the European Union has shown a strong interest in supporting research that investigates the developments of this new science-related topic. This paper helps... Read More about Stylized Facts on Smart Specialisation Research.

The Research and Innovation of Smart Specialisation Strategies: The Transition from the Triple to Quadruple Helix (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Deakin, M., Mora, L., & Reid, A. (2018). The Research and Innovation of Smart Specialisation Strategies: The Transition from the Triple to Quadruple Helix. In M. Bozina Beros, N. Recker, & M. Kozina (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development (94-103)

This article suggests the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EPD) that underlies Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) is not so much caught in the transition from the Triple to the Quadruple Helix, as rooted in a divisio... Read More about The Research and Innovation of Smart Specialisation Strategies: The Transition from the Triple to Quadruple Helix.