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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Zimnina Making: The Urban Nexus of Food, Water, and Energy in the City of Sofia

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Ralitsa Hiteva In the Bulgarian capital city of Sofia, many people prepare pickled vegetables (zimnina) for the winter months. This widespread practice touches on basic service issues like water and energy supply, as well as food…

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Democratising public health and urban sustainability: How can nexus framings be useful?

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Saurabh Arora (SPRU, University of Sussex, UK) and Leandro Giatti (SPH, USP, Brazil) Public health and urban sustainability are inextricably linked. The World Health Organization (WHO) has emphasized this, drawing attention to the critical interdependence of…

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High-Rise Residential Development: An International Evidence Review

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Dr James White, CaCHE Co-Investigator based at the University of Glasgow, will lead an international evidence review on high-rise residential development. This blog provides more information about the project and how to get involved.  The number of…

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Craft metrics to value co-production

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To assess whether research is relevant to society, ask the stakeholders, say Catherine Durose, Liz Richardson and Beth Perry. This article was originally posted on Nature.  Advocates of co-production encourage collaboration between professional researchers and those…

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Municipal What?: Reflections on #municipalsocialism in the 21st century

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Bert Russell provides reflections on a how municipal socialist ideas, practices and projects can contribute to struggles for justice in the 21st century. This piece is reposted from the Urban Institute website.  The “Municipal Socialism in the…

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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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Understanding the complex challenges of Brazil’s cities

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This piece by Andreza de Souza Santos is an introduction to the new edition of UT Connect, looking at different elements of the Brazil-UK research collaboration on cities.  Children living in small municipalities in the state…

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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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