Co-identifying and co-analysis of energy briquettes capacity gaps and needs in Kampala

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This blog, authored by Judith Mbabazi and Teddy Kisembo, describes the work of the Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality (KNOW) project in Kampala, Uganda. This is part of its collaborative work with local organisations in cities…

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Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences 2019: Pre-Call Announcement

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The partners for the Open Research Area (ORA) are pleased to announce their sixth joint call for proposals due to open Spring 2019. This notice is being issued now to allow interested researchers to begin discussions…

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Advancing community-led development as a pathway to urban equality

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This blog, authored by Emmanuel Osuteye, Camila Cociña, Barbara Lipietz, Alexandre Apsan Frediani of the the Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality (KNOW) project, showcases the outcomes of a recent workshop in Thailand with its partner, the Asian Coalition…

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ESRC-Alan Turing Institute Joint Fellowship in Urban Analytics

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The ESRC and Alan Turing Institute have just announced their third round of the Joint Fellowship Scheme, focused on two themes: urban analytics, and public policy and innovation. The closing date for applications is 6 June…

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Showcasing Data for Improving Cities

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The Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC), originally founded in 2014 with a five-year ESRC grant, recently received further ESRC funding to continue its important work until 2024. In this blog Rhiannon Law highlights some of the…

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Reimagining the Future for Older People Living in Greater Manchester

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The Experience of ‘Ageing in Place’ over Time: A Longitudinal Perspective, an ESRC-funded project imploring the perspectives of older residents of Greater Manchester on their communities, has recently published a video of their work, ‘Reimagining the…

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Security on the Move’s Upcoming Photo Exhibition of Somali IDP Camps

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Security on the Move: Everyday Security of IDPs in Rapidly Growing Somali Cities is now hosting an exhibition and panel discussion in London on 14 March 2019 at the Arch at the Africa Centre (66 Great…

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The Urban Brain at the Brocher Foundation

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In this blog, reposted from the Urban Brain website, Nikolas Rose describes the outcomes of a recent meeting of the Urban Brain Lab: Mental Health, Migration and the Megacity (M3) team at the Brocher Foundation in Switzerland.…

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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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