• To promote a creative research environment for those working in urban and metropolitan studies

  • To support links between the urban research and policy communities

  • To facilitate visits by urban scholars from outside the LSE

  • To publicise and distribute LSE research on urban and metropolitan issues

  • To look ahead towards broadening involvement:

LSE London aims to involve more LSE academics with interests in urban and metropolitan research. Efforts are now being made to plan future activities that support and disseminate the research of this broader set of urban-related LSE research, especially by providing opportunities for interaction between those with related interests.