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Co-producing UrbanismsNews
October 16, 2018

Craft metrics to value co-production: comment piece by Beth Perry published in Nature

To assess whether research is relevant to society, ask the stakeholders, say Beth Perry, Catherine Durose, and Liz Richardson. A comment piece co-authored by the Urban Institute's Beth Perry, with colleagues from the University's of Manchester and Birmingham has been…
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Co-producing UrbanismsNews
October 16, 2018

Whose Heritage Matters? New project announced from British Academy Sustainable Development Programme

We are pleased to announce that Sheffield University’s Urban Institute has been awarded funding, in collaboration with the African Centre for Cities (Cape Town, South Africa) and the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (Kisumu, Kenya) for a…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
October 10, 2018

Developing a Food Network for the North?

Alongside Sustainable Food Cities and sponsored by University of Sheffield Sustainable Food Futures (SheFF), the SAFE team organised an event to bring together food system thinkers and actors from across the North of England. Sustainable Food Citieshad been hearing queries from members…
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Co-producing UrbanismsNewsUncategorized
June 15, 2018

Urban Institute Joins the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy

We’re pleased to announce that the Urban Institute have now joined the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy (IOPD) network as a collaborating member. The IOPD is a network of more than 800 cities (91 countries), that want to know, exchange and apply…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
June 1, 2018

Greater Manchester – Scotland Peer Learning Exchange

The Action Research Collective, part of the ESRC funded Jam & Justice project, has just returned from a peer exchange in Glasgow hosted by our Scottish partner, Dr. Oliver Escobar, University of Edinburgh, What Works Scotland Co-Director. The aim of…
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Co-producing UrbanismsGeneral
May 24, 2018

Job Opportunity: Research Impact Officer

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Research Impact Officer (80% FTE) on a 9 month contract to join a research team working on the project, Jam and Justice: Co-Producing Urban Governance for Social Innovation. You will work under guidance…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
April 16, 2018

Mistra Urban Futures Annual Report 2017 Published

We are pleased to announce that the Mistra Urban Futures 2017 annual report is now published. Last year was extremely productive as the Sheffield-Manchester Platform began working with colleagues in Cape Town, Gothenburg, Kisumu, Skåne and Stockholm to launch our comparative research projects to compare the processes and experiences of different platforms in…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
April 9, 2018

New Working Paper Published

Sophie King and Peter Kasaija have recently published a new working paper for the Effective States and Inclusive Development research centre (ESID) entitled State-movement partnership in Uganda: Co-producing an enabling environment for urban poverty reduction? An increasing body of knowledge is…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
April 4, 2018

New Festivals Report Published

​Festivals are international cultural practices, taking plural forms and expressions across the world. They offer an empirical lens to enrich our understanding about how tangible and intangible cultural heritage combine, collide, conflict and cohere. Festivals are a spatially and temporally…
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