Established in 1996 the Sustainable Housing and Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) is a multiple award-winning research and consultancy unit based within the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences at the University of Salford.
We collaborate extensively with other research teams within the University and with a wide range of public, private and third sector organisations.
Our work navigates through complex issues in the built and human environment and aims to address societal issues, providing an evidence base for effective policy making at the local, regional, UK and European levels.
Our team combines a range of backgrounds including social policy, urban geography, housing management, psychology, sustainability, health, social care and social work. As applied social scientists we offer a wealth of expertise and provide research and consultancy services under three core themes:-
Please do not hesitate to contact us to find out more about what we do, discuss potential collaborations, or talk through your requirements.