New series of collaborative articles by UT and the Conversation on UK research at Habitat III

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The Urban Transformations Network, UK Economic and Social Research Council (UT-ESRC) is partnering with the Conversation to develop a series of articles on publicly funded UK research at the UN Habitat III summit in Quito, Ecuador. We will…

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The Urban Living Partnerships

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Phase one of the Urban Living Partnership, a first-of-its-kind investment by the seven UK Research Councils and the government’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, brings citizens together with university researchers, local authorities and over 70 partners from…

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Urban Transformations to host Habitat III side event, “Transforming research into practices and policies”

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Transforming research into practices and policies: Dialogues on implementation and evaluation of the new urban agenda A Habitat III Side Event convened by: Urban Transformations Network, United Kingdom Economic and Social Research Council (UK-ESRC) Time: 17…

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Urban Transformations and BBC Brazil launch a new series of articles on the future of cities

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With Brazil’s municipal elections scheduled in a few weeks time, the Urban Transformation Network, United Kingdom Economic and Social Research Council (UT-ESRC) has partnered with BBC Brazil to produce a series of articles exploring the challenges…

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@utconnect first edition, summer 2016

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Welcome to the first issue of @utconnect, a digest highlighting some of the activities of the Urban Transformations team and portfolio members. We are an ESRC network, coordinated from the University of Oxford, showcasing research on…

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People in the driving seat as minister announces £3.9 million urban regeneration partnerships

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People living in the cities of Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Newcastle & Gateshead and York will benefit from a new research and innovation initiative that puts them in the driving seat to help improve their cities’ health,…

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PhD Bursary on securitisation in urban policy making, De Montfort University – deadline 1 July

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De Montfort University is advertising a fully funded PhD opportunity to research on securitisation in urban policy making. The bursary focuses on the impact of security policy on subnational levels of government and the implications for…

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Joint DACAS/ICTP-SAIFR Workshop on Modelling Urban Systems – call for applications (deadline 15 May)

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20-24 June 2016, São Paulo, Brazil – calls for applications ICTP-South-American Institute for Fundamental Research R. Dr. Bento Teobaldo Ferraz 271, bloco IFT 01140-070 São Paulo, Brazil http://www.ictp-saifr.org Committee: Roberto Kraenkel, Deljana Iossifova, Ulysses Sengupta Background…

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Call for Papers: Young people and the ‘New Urban Agenda’: addressing key themes of Habitat III

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This international two day conference will bring together academics working with children and youth to address key themes of Habitat III

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ESRC Future Cities Catapult Partnership Mid-career Fellowship

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Fellowship opportunity working on market enablement for innovation in integrated urban systems

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