Governing Smart Cities

A Special Issue of the journal Information Polity

Professor William Webster, with Professor Albert Meijer, have recently published a special issue of the journal Information Polity (Vol.24, No.3) on ‘Governing smart cities’. The special issue takes a critical look at some of the emergent governance issues in smart city environments. The issue places significance on social, institutional and historical contexts alongside technological issues and features research from the SmartGov research project.

Are we there yet?

Evaluating the success of citizen e-participation in government initiatives

CRISP has been successful in helping secure research funding with Muscat College in Oman to assess citizen engagement with e-participation initiatives. The Project Team includes Dr. Tamanna Dalwai, Dr. Menila James, Professor William Webster, Dr. Abdullah Mohammed Alshukaili and Dr. Arockiasamy Soosaimanickam. The research is funded by The Research Council (Sultanate of Oman) via the Block Funding Programme (Grant No: BFP/RGP/ICT/18/172) with the project running from July 2019 to July 2020.

Further information to follow.