Sustainable Smart City Researches
To ensure sustainable development, which becomes more and more important, sustainability strategies to adopt these developments should be prepared at the country, region, and city scale. On this notion, studies that examine the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of settlements in depth are needed. To create sustainable cities, studies such as measuring the existing sustainability infrastructure of cities and examining the best sustainable city practices should be carried out by the universities and researchers.
What is the Role of Universities
Universities are obliged to carry out researches and lectures at the highest level for the problems and solutions of a country and/or city, to produce and disseminate science to move the society forward. Together with the faculties, institutes, and research centers, the universities should carry out studies for the communities.
What Should Universities Do
Universities should lead the necessary studies for the existence of the city and society in a more livable and sustainable future. It should cooperate with other institutions and organizations in the research, education, project development, and implementation stages of these studies. As DSEIN- Sustainable Smart Cities lnitiative, we cooperate with universities in research, education, and project studies on sustainability and smart cities.