The City Index: Comparing The Major Three Cities in the West Midlands

Reen Blake-Carr uses the WMREDI City Index Model to compare the performance of three major cities in the West Midlands – Birmingham, Coventry, and Wolverhampton. View the City Index, part of the WMREDI Data Lab. About the City Index The City Index looks at different cities in the region and evaluates them based on 10 … Continue reading “The City Index: Comparing The Major Three Cities in the West Midlands”

Launch of the City Index

On 2nd September 2022, we launched the City Index, part of the new WMREDI Data Lab. The event featured a presentation by Josh Swan who led the development of the data dashboard, followed by a Q&A session. The City Index is an interactive dashboard tool developed by our team that assesses 61 English cities on … Continue reading “Launch of the City Index”

Launch of the Civic Index

On 30th August, we launched the Civic Index, part of the new WMREDI Data Lab. The event featured a presentation by Josh Swan who led the development of the data dashboard, followed by a Q&A session. What is the Civic Index The Civic Index project is an interactive dashboard tool in which Universities can assess … Continue reading “Launch of the Civic Index”

Addressing the Climate Emergency in Birmingham: Using the Civic Index to Build University-Civic Collaborations

Hannes Read discusses how Universities and regional authorities can use the Civic Index to improve collaboration between these partners and help drive regional economic development. The Civic Index: A Tool Linking Economy, Environment, Institutions, and Place Collaboration between higher education and local/regional authorities is proven to be an important part of local and regional economic … Continue reading “Addressing the Climate Emergency in Birmingham: Using the Civic Index to Build University-Civic Collaborations”