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Our second evidence session hosted another diverse range of speakers and yet still managed to develop a coherent narrative that connected the thoughts of the speakers. It was encouraging how well it built on the insights from the last session, where we explored how wellbeing is understood and drives (or does not drive) decision making…
We had our first evidence session of the Local Infrastructure Commission last week, discussing the relationship between infrastructure, wellbeing, needs, quality of life and all manner of other definitions describing the way we live a good life. For simplicity I’ll refer to it as wellbeing throughout this post but recognise that there are many different interpretations….
The Commission now invites you to answer questions on a range of issues related to local infrastructure. We set out below the focus of our evidence review and invite you to answer some or all of the questions we pose in each section. Please remember we would welcome evidence on any number of these questions…
  In this project we’re exploring new ways to engage the public in infrastructure decision making.  One of those ways is using Virtual Reality (VR) to help inspire imagination. This video is an output from a recent series of workshops with the public featuring some of the highlights from their proposals for infrastructure in a…
How do we represent uncertainty and decisions in the models we use to help make decisions? I’ve been to quite a few events in the past couple of months that have been looking at how we better represent reality in energy and infrastructure system modelling so have been dwelling on this question a lot. The events have tried to…