ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize: Applications Now Open

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The ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize is an annual opportunity to recognize and celebrate the success of ESRC-funded researchers in achieving and enabling outstanding economic and/or social impact from excellent social science research. All finalists have a…

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A Series of Policy Briefings from the Consuming Urban Poverty project

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The Consuming Urban Poverty project (Governing Food Systems to Alleviate Poverty in Secondary Cities in Africa) recently launched a series of four policy briefings examining different aspects of food insecurity in urban Africa. This draws on…

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JPI Urban Europe: Addressing the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

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Following the JPI Urban Sustainable Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy (FEW) Nexus call, a number of ESRC-funded projects were approved with a focus on developing more equitable and efficient approaches to urban resource management. Alleviating the growing pressures…

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Urban Transformations in India

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Earlier this year, following a major call by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), together granted some £2 million in funding to five exciting projects exploring…

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Consuming Urban Poverty’s 16 November event on food security in African cities

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The Africa Research Institute is hosting a book launch on 16 November, 12.30 – 2.30 pm, in London for two major publications, “Urban food systems governance and poverty in African cities” and “Tomatoes & taxi ranks:…

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Call for Applications: Academy of Science of South Africa / British Academy ‘Urban Lives’ Workshop

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Call for applications: 14 November deadline Gauteng, South Africa, 21-23 February 2019 The Academy of Science of South Africa and the British Academy are inviting applications from early career researchers in the humanities and social sciences…

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Methodological Issues and Emotional Labour in Co-Produced Research – a post-doc workshop

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The Jam and Justice project, together with the Sheffield Methods Institute, the Urban Institute, Mistra Urban Futures and partners in Birmingham and Manchester, is hosting a one and a half day workshop for post-doc and early…

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A new edition of UT Connect focusing on Brazil-UK urban research

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Urban Transformations has just published its latest edition of UT Connect, following on from previous issues focusing on aspects such as European partnerships, British cities and Habitat 3. The latest volume examines different aspects of Brazil-UK…

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Videos of ‘The Good City’ conference now available

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Between 18 and 20 April 2018 Urban Transformations hosted a major event, ‘The Good City: Urban Transformations, Comparison and Value’, bringing together a broad range of leading urbanists to explore some of the key challenges facing…

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A new edition of UT Connect: ‘Bridging European Urban Transformations’

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The latest volume of UT Connect, following on from previous editions such as the Habitat III special issue and a UK-themed edition, showcases the outcomes of the Bridging European Urban Transformations initiative. Organised in collaboration with a range…

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