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Mike Boultby

Co-producing UrbanismsNews
September 23, 2021

New open access paper on “Leadership and the hidden politics of co-produced research”

UI Director Professor Beth Perry and her colleagues have published a new open access article on the “Leadership and the hidden politics of co-produced research: a Q-methodology study”. Researchers have been encouraged to co-produce research in order to re-shape relations between the…
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Climate UrbanismNews
September 22, 2021

Development of community energy systems in Spain

Our CESET Principle Investigator Vanesa Castán Broto, Professor of Climate Urbanism and member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, recently participated in an interview for Economía  on development of community energy systems to deliver renewable energy in Spain. There is growing support for…
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News
September 21, 2021

Book “Climate Urbanism” edited by the UI team

Climate Urbanism: Towards a Critical Research Agenda, published by Palgrave Macmillan, is edited by the UI’s Vanesa Castán Broto, Enora Robin and Aidan While. The book argues that the relationship between cities and climate change is entering a new and more urgent phase. Leading scholars, including…
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News
September 20, 2021

New special issue of Environment and Planning E features an article on “Decay and Repair”

Dr Jon Silver has recently published an article “Decaying infrastructures in the post-industrial city: An urban political ecology of the US pipeline crisis” in a special issue of Environment and Planning E journal on the theme of decay and repair. Infrastructure is critical…
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NewsUncategorized
September 20, 2021

Global Urbanism Book edited by our visiting Prof Michele Lancione + colleagues by features writing from our team

Global Urbanism is an experimental examination of how urban scholars and activists make sense of, and act upon, the foundational relationship between the ‘global’ and the ‘urban’. What does it mean to say that we live in a global-urban moment, and…
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News
September 20, 2021

New debates paper on the importance of the urban transition

Our Associate Researcher Dr Tom Goodfellow and his colleague have published a new discussion paper “On the conditions of ‘late urbanisation’ in the journal of Urban Studies. The paper argues that we are living through a global urban transition, but the timing…
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News
September 17, 2021

CESET and the Transforming Energy Access Learning Partnership

The CESET team met for their first meeting following the UK summer holidays. The focus of the meeting was on energy learning East Africa. To support the development of CESET’s Regional Energy Learning Alliance, we were delighted to welcome guest presenter Guy Cunliffe…
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News
September 17, 2021

Urban Institute @ the Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference 2021

Urban Institute colleagues participated in a range of sessions at this year's Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference 31 August to 3 September 2021. The international conference brought together hundreds of academics and researchers from around the world to focus on the theme of borders, borderlands and bordering. Jon Silver,  Vanesa Castan Broto,  AbdouMaliq Simone,…
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September 17, 2021

UI members shortlisted for an Early Career Innovation Award

Congratulations to Dr Ping Huang and Dr Linda Westman for being shortlisted for an Early Career Innovation Award for their work for the LO-ACT project. In their statement “A culture led approach to understanding energy transitions in China: The correlative epistemology” Ping and…
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