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use partners with other institutions, networks, and urban awards to address complex global challenges and promote the work of local governments, citymakers and civil societies.
Partner institutions and network
Western Sydney University
The Institute for Culture and Society is one of four flagship institutes at Western Sydney University, Australia. It researches transformations in culture and society in the context of contemporary global change. The Institute champions collaborative engaged research in the humanities and social sciences for a globalising digital age. The Institute is the largest dedicated research concentration of its kind in Australia.The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) at Western Sydney University is the key academic partner of use. ICS is involved in the strategic development of the platform through the Circles of Social Life project.
use partners with urban award organisations who recognise and celebrate innovative actions taken by local governments, citymakers and civil societies.