Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies

Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies



Our rich history

The Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), a major hub for study in this subject area, will celebrate its 40th anniversary next year.

We have gained international acclaim over the years for our work, gaining £30 million of research income from the public sector and industry.

You can find out more about our past endeavours by visiting our About Us section.



  • CURDS 40th External Seminar Series 2016-17

    Daniel Haberly (Sussex) Earth Incorporated: Centralization and Variegation in the Global Company Network

    Date/Time: 6 October, 2016

    Venue: CURDS seminar room

  • CURDS 40th External Seminar Series 2016-17

    Vlad Mykhenko (Birmingham) Urban shrinkage with Chinese characteristics

    Date/Time: 13 October, 2016

    Venue: CURDS seminar room