ISULabaNtu end of project event

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The ISULabaNtu project is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (UK) and the National Research Foundation (South Africa) under the Newton Fund Urban Transformations Programme. The project explores community-led upgrading processes in environmental management…

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Applications open for the 2020 STEPS Summer School

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The ninth and final STEPS Summer School on Pathways to Sustainability will take place on 11-22 May 2020. Applications for the Summer School are open now. The deadline for applications is 26 January 2020. Applications are invited…

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SOLSTICE: Call for proposals on society and climate change

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Climate change is one of the most pressing global challenges facing society. ESRC is participating in a JPI Climate joint transnational call, SOLSTICE, which aims to enable the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) research community to take the…

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Living the peripheries – Photo exhibition

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Take a visual journey through the changing landscapes of seven peripheral neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, and the city regions of Ethekwini and Gauteng (including Johannesburg) in South Africa. Taken by South…

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Urban KNOW small grants fund now open – apply before 18 November

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Urban KNOW is pleased to announce the opening of the second round of the KNOW Small Grants Fund. The Fund will award grants that enable UK-based scholars at UK universities, policy research institutions, and NGOs with…

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SHLC Capacity Development Acceleration Fund now open

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Applications are now open for SHLC’s Capacity Development Acceleration Fund and Visiting Research Fellowship. The SHLC small grants fund supports a visiting research fellowship programme, as well as pilot research, knowledge mobilisation and research management projects, to help…

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Picture this – Living in the world’s largest cities

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What is it like to live in one of the world’s largest and fastest growing cities? What might a person living in Govanhill, Glasgow, have in common with a person living in Daryaganj, Delhi? This photography exhibition at…

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Planning for impact in international development research projects

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How do we create meaningful and relevant impact in international research projects funded by Overseas Development Assistance (ODA)? How is ODA-related research impact different to that measured in the UK’s Research Excellence Framework (REF)? Where can…

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Lecture: Skill diversity and the evolution of formal employment in cities (4 November)

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What drives formal urban employment in a developing economy with informality? In this PEAK Urban lecture, Eduardo Lora investigates a model that combines two sources of urban agglomeration economies: complementarities at the firm level between workers…

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Seminar series: City networks and migration governance

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The Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) in partnership with the Maison Française d’Oxford will be hosting a series of seminars this autumn themed around ‘City Networks and Migration Governance’. These will take place every…

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