The Co-Creation consortium is made up of 4 Universities and 3 NGOs:
Oxford Brookes University is the lead partner, with researchers from the School of the Built Environment, and the Departments of Social Science and Geography. The team brings together multidisciplinary interests including urban geography, sociology, anthropology and urban design.
The University of Bath is the other EU academic partner, with team members from the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies (PoLIS) and the Department for Health. They bring expertise in politics, cultural visions of urban neighbourhoods, and health and wellbeing.
The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) is the Brazilian partner in the project, involving the Department for Social Sciences, which brings together researchers from different disciplines such as urban sociology, anthropology and political science.
The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) is the Mexican partner in the project, drawing on the expertise at the Centre for Political Science Studies (CEP). Researchers work on issues related to urban governance, citizenship and quality of life.
European Alternatives is a Paris-based NGO, which promotes the objectives of democracy, equality and culture beyond the nation State in Europe. European Alternatives runs cultural, artistic and European citizens’ engagement projects throughout the EU, in particular promoting active citizenship, cultural and youth projects.
Tesserae is an independent organisation based in Berlin, engaged in social, urban, territorial and media practice. They design innovative tools and methodologies for the holistic investigation of the urban environment and develop activities such as workshops and training in the urban and social field.
City Mine(d) is a non-profit association based in Brussels, with 20 years’ experience of providing an innovative platform for urban interventions. Its work on issues of citizenship and democracy has gained international acclaim for its impact on urban governance, its pioneering role in social innovation, and its alternative approach to urban development.