CURA’s Urban Methodologies Summer School

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The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity (CURA) Urban Methodologies Summer School is now open for applications. The Summer School will feature leading academics delivering sessions on novel and innovative approaches to cities and urban politics.…

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Two PhD Positions Available with the WASTE FEW ULL project

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The University of Coventry has recently announced two fully funded 3.5 year studentships, closely linked with the WASTE FEW ULL project. These are ‘System dynamics modelling of linked circular economies‘ and ‘Agent‐based modelling of linked circular…

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SHLC’s Capacity Development Acceleration Fund

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The GCRF Centre for Sustainable Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC) is pleased to launch a new fund to strengthen the capacity of early career researchers to understand and address global challenges in fast-growing cities in developing countries.…

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The Economic Implications of Brexit on European Regions

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The ESRC-funded project The Economic Impacts of Brexit on the UK, its Regions, its Cities and its Sectors, recently added to the Urban Transformations portfolio, will be hosting an event in Brussels on 22 February 2019, ‘The…

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Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality Small Grants Fund now open

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The KNOW Small Grants Fund has just been announced. The Fund will award grants that enable UK-based scholars at UK universities, policy research institutions, and NGOs with a research portfolio to conduct research relating to the…

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Extension agreed for Urban Transformations to continue until 2020

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Originally scheduled to end in 2018, the Urban Transformations programme has received an extension from the ESRC to continue its activities until June 2020. The portfolio recently welcomed another 10 projects to the portfolio, including a…

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Applications for ‘Future Cities’ PhD Studentships Now Open

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The University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow have announced the launch of a collaborative series of PhD studentships of ‘Future Cities’, spanning some 20 different projects exploring various areas of cutting edge urban research. The…

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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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