Author Archives: Ale Okada

Urban Inquiries: First pilot was successfully implemented !

The first pilot of Urban Inquiries was successfully implemented at Stantonbury School This presentation below describes the study and explains the Urban Inquiries project for the International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation Urban Inquiries, RRI and Partnerships from Alexandra Okada

Electric cars in Milton Keynes

What are the electric cars’ concerns? What do they think about benefits and requirements? Brian Matthews, head of transportation services and Sara Bailey, parking strategy & implementation manager, both from Milton Keynes Council, discuss about electric cars based on their own experiences.

Designing smarter future cities

MK:Smart is a large collaborative initiative, partly funded by HEFCE (the Higher Education Funding Council for England) and led by The Open University, which will develop innovative solutions to support economic growth in Milton Keynes.   MK:Smart also comprises ambitious education, business and community engagement activities, including: Business engagement: University Campus Milton Keynes (UCMK) will […]

How the OU is helping to shape future cities

What’s the role of The Open University in making Milton Keynes a ‘smart city’? Can future, smart MK be open, accessible and inclusive? Martha Lane Fox, Chancellor of The Open University and Chair Go-ON UK, talks about MK Smart project, led by The Open University, which will develop innovative solutions to support economic growth in […]