The NEXCITIES Project Partners

University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a public research university in Nottingham, United Kingdom. It was founded as University College Nottingham in 1881, and was granted a royal charter in 1948. The University of Nottingham belongs to the elite research intensive Russell Group association.

The University of Nottingham saw its position as one of Britain’s leading research universities confirmed with the results of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 – the UK’s definitive guide to research quality and excellence. The University ranked 8th in the British Top 10.


Michèle Clarke

Michèle Clarke is a Professor of Geography in the University of Nottingham. She has worked on energy, environment, water and smart city policies in south and east Asia, most recently in metro Manila and across India.

Her expertise includes the environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.

She is the mentor for the SDGs and in-country development for Project NexCities. 

Converting wastewater into nutrient-rich fertilizer for a better city of the future