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Co-producing Urbanisms

Co-producing Urbanisms
December 2, 2016

Responsible Research and Innovation Award

We are pleased to announce that Mistra Urban Futures has received the first ever European Research Association’s award for Responsible Research and Innovation. The Award was presented at a ceremony in Brussels on 21 November 2016. It is funded by…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
November 9, 2016

Festivals, heritage and the socio-cultural transformation of place

The Urban Institute is partnering with universities across Europe in a cutting-edge collaboration between the arts and humanities and social sciences, funded by the JPI Heritage Plus programme. The CHIME project is a transnational collaboration which examines jazz and improvised…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
November 9, 2016

UI Seminar on Transdisciplinary Urban Research Methods

Professor Beth Perry recently gave a seminar at the University of Gothenburg’s Business School on ‘Beyond Critique: Co-producing Urban Transformations’. The seminar was part of a day-long planning process for the development of a Research School for Transdisciplinary Research as…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
November 9, 2016

Knowledge Matters inception meeting in Netherlands

At the end of October Professor Beth Perry travelled to Utrecht with Professor Tim May of the Sheffield Methods Institute for the first inception meeting of the ‘Whose Knowledge Matters?’ project. The project explores the functioning of citizen knowledge in…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
November 9, 2016

First Steps for the Action Research Cooperative

The Action Research Cooperative is an exciting urban governance innovation that forms the heart of the Urban Institute’s ESRC Urban Transformations grant, Jam and Justice. The Action Research Cooperative (ARC) brings together academics, public and voluntary sector workers, community activists…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
October 24, 2016

Co-production in Action: Towards Realising Just Cities

In September 2016 the Urban Institute, in partnership with the Sheffield Methods Institute, became the lead host for the UK’s participation in the international Mistra Urban Futures centre. Mistra Urban Futures is committed to sustainable urbanisation through co-producing knowledge in…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
September 29, 2016

UI at Royal Geographical Society’s Annual International Conference

Between 31st August and 2nd September the Urban Institute took part in no less than four sessions at the Royal Geographical Society’s Annual International Conference. Dr. Rachel Macrorie chaired an RGS-IBG convened session on ‘Urban Spaces (2): Planning, Modelling & Development’,…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
September 26, 2016

‘Interfacing Infrastructures in Cities: Politics and Spatialities of the Urban Nexus’ workshop

Dr Rachel Macrorie recently participated in a four-day workshop entitled 'Interfacing Infrastructures in Cities: Politics and Spatialities of the Urban Nexus', which was jointly organised by Prof. Jochen Monstad (University of Utrecht, NL) and Prof. Oliver Coutard (LATTS, University Paris-Est,…
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September 9, 2016

Urban Institute hosts INCUT’s final network meeting

From 5th-7th September 2016, The Urban Institute hosted a group of urban scholars from Hong Kong, Australia, France, Germany, Sweden, India and the UK, in the final meeting of the INCUT network (ESRC-funded International Network on Low Carbon Urban Transitions),…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
July 17, 2016

The curse of urban sprawl: how cities grow, and why this has to change

The total area covered by the world’s cities is set to triple in the next 40 years – eating up farmland and threatening the planet’s sustainability. Ahead of the latest Urban Age conference, Mark Swilling, visiting Professor from Stellenbosch University, says…
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