Building a UK-Brazil research partnership on migration

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On 21 November 2017, Professor Michael Keith and Dr Andreza de Souza Santos travelled to Brasilia, Brazil where they held meetings with the Migration Observatory at the University of Brasilia to discuss an upcoming project which will connect…

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Launch of the new Living the Urban Periphery website

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Living the Urban Periphery: Investment, Infrastructure and Economic Change in African City-Regions is a three-year research programme examining the little understood dynamics of the urban margins in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on two city regions…

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Building closer collaboration between Mexico and the UK

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Dr Nicola Headlam of Urban Transformations delivered a keynote speech at a joint National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT) in Mexico and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Smart Cities Workshop in Mexico City.…

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‘Cities in Transition: Unequal Innovation in African Cities’

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Urban Transformations will be hosting a workshop on ‘Cities in Transition: Unequal Innovation in African Cities’ on 31 January 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. The event will bring together a range of speakers to explore the…

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Urban / Living laboratories in research and policy

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The UT team and esteemed speakers today discuss Urban Living Labs at the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC)

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Forthcoming UT event on ‘Research and metropolitan health in unequal cities’ in Brazil

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Urban Transformations will be hosting with its partners, People’s Palace Projects and Casa Rio, an event on ‘Research and metropolitan health in unequal cities‘. Bringing together a range of participants and speakers, it will take place…

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Governing in and against austerity – A new report on CURA’s research on austerity governance

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The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity has launched a new dissemination report, outlining some of the key findings from its Collaborative Governance under Austerity: An Eight-Case Comparative Study project. Spanning cities in the UK (Leicester), Europe (Athens,…

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An invitation from the Birmingham Urban Living project for artists to improve their city

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The ESRC-funded Urban Living Birmingham project is inviting artists and creative organisations to submit proposals for innovative programmes that engage citizens in the design of imaginative approaches to urban service delivery. Spanning transport, employment, health, environmental…

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New report from Urban Transformations on Urban Living Labs

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Urban Transformations has recently published a publication on the emerging landscape of ‘urban living labs’ in the UK, Europe and globally. Comparative International and Urban Living Labs – The Urban Living Global Challenge: A Prospectus is…

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Forthcoming workshop on ‘Scaling Migration Through the European City-Regions’ in Brussels

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Date: 11th September 2017, Monday Duration: 10:00-15:45 Venue: Maison des Cultures et de la Cohésion Sociale, Molenbeek, Brussels, Belgium Address: Rue Mommaerts 4, 1080 Brussels, Belgium. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/scaling-migration-through-european-city-regions-tickets-35661064203 The latest in the series ‘Bridging European Urban Transformations’…

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