The Place Based Climate Action Network (PCAN) Fund – 1 July deadline

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The ESRC-funded Place-Based Climate Action Network (PCAN) Fund aims to stimulate engagement on place-based action beyond the five platforms. It provides small grants to researchers and research users, thus opening the Network to a wider community.…

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‘Urban Energy Landscapes’ now published

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The ESRC-funded project Mapping Urban Energy Landscapes (MUEL) in the Global South, focusing on low carbon, inclusive energy systems in cities in China, India, Mozambique and Peru, explored how urban areas could improve their future energy…

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PEAK Urban through the eyes of its researchers

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The PEAK Urban (Building Capacity for the Future City in Developing Countries) programme, a multidisciplinary collaboration between researchers in China, Colombia, India, South Africa and the UK, now features more than 40 interviews with team members…

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The PARCOUR Project to Feature in a Special Issue of European Planning Studies

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The Public Accountability to Residents in Contractual Urban Redevelopment (PARCOUR) project, a three-year collaborative project between the University of the West of England (USW), the University of Amsterdam and Universidade de São Paulo, has now been…

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Housing for asylum seekers and refugees in Europe

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Governance and the Local Integration of Migrants and Europe’s Refugees (GLIMER) will be hosting an evening of presentations and discussion as part of Refugee Festival Scotland in Edinburgh on 26 June 2019. The event, ‘Housing for…

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An Evening with Jam and Justice – 3 July

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The Jam & Justice Action Research Collective are getting to ready to share findings and wider lessons, and celebrate the outcomes of our projects in Greater Manchester. Places are limited, so register now to reserve a place here.…

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Healthy Urban Mobility (HUM) final conference

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The three-year Healthy Urban Mobility (HUM) project took place in Oxford (funded by the ESRC) and three cities in Brazil (funded by FAP) and explored the links between health, wellbeing and mobility. The event on 12…

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Sixth call of the Open Research Area (ORA)

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The ESRC is pleased to announce the call for proposals as part of the 6th call of the Open Research Area (ORA). The 6th round of ORA is based on an agreement between the Agence Nationale…

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Urban Informality: An International Workshop

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The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity at De Montfort University is hosting an international workshop on ‘Urban Informality’ on Thursday 27 June 2019 at De Montfort University, Leicester. This event will seek to trace the…

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Applications Open for ESRC’s Festival of Ideas

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Our Festival of Social Science 2019 will run from 2-9 November 2019, with events being held across the UK. Events will cover a wide range of topics. The call for the 2019 Festival is now open. Applications close on 10 May 2019. There…

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