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Urban Flows Observatory

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) is pleased to be partnering with the Urban Flows Observatory at the University of Sheffield to help develop a globally leading understanding of the flows of energy and resources across South Yorkshire.

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Sheffield Methods Institute (SMI)

The University of Sheffield’s SMI is committed to innovative research methods to address the major challenges facing societies today. SCR MCA is currently supporting PhD research into education outcomes across South Yorkshire. For more information email:

Covid-19 Economic Recovery

Researchers at the University of Sheffield are Developing an interactive tool for the identification of neighbourhoods at high economic recovery risk post COVID-19 crisis. Read more about the tool and browse through the analysis on their website:

Inclusive Growth

SYMCA commissioned the Centre for Regional, Economic and Social Research (CRESR) understand how inclusive growth can be embedded in strategies, policies and programmes within the region. The research presents key findings from the research and makes recommendations for incorporating inclusive growth in strategic policy at SYMCA.

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Yorkshire, Humberside and the North East Productivity Forum 

Eight Regional Productivity Forums (RPFs) have been launched across the UK, as part of the £32 million ESRC-funded Productivity Institute. Each will inform and shape the development and implementation of the Institute’s research agenda and practical business interventions.

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Cities Team ONS

The Centre for Subnational Analysis includes a team of around 20 staff across ONS sites that conduct analysis on economic, social and spatial data topics. They work across departments to drive delivery of analysis for smaller geographies across the UK.

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