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Richard Franey

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October 21, 2021

Schools in the city: register now for the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

As part of the 2021 ESRC Festival of Social Sciences, the Urban Institute is organising a panel debate and online showcase focussed on the role of schools in the city. Drawing on a collaboration with volunteers and staff at Arbourthorne…
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October 20, 2021

Community Assets & Health and Wellbeing: Arbourthorne Community Primary School

The physical and social aspects of the places around us have tremendous potential to impact healthy life expectancy and wellbeing at all points of the lifecourse, and understanding how they interact will be crucial to the Healthy Lifespan Institute (HELSI)…
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October 20, 2021

New article on “Rethinking the geographies of finance for urban climate action”

Enora Robin has published a new journal article in the Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers based on her research funded by the Leverhulme Trust. In 'Rethinking the geographies of finance for urban climate action’ Enora argues that research on the geographies…
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October 20, 2021

New book – Managing Cities at Night

Congratulations to Enora Robin and her colleagues for publishing a new book “New book: Managing Cities at Night: A Practitioner Guide to the Urban Governance of the Night-Time Economy”. The book provides a stimulating analysis of the governance of the night-time economy in cities for…
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GeneralNews
October 11, 2021

Future of Climate Urbanism Lecture Series available on YouTube

The Sheffield Urbanism Lecture series is an initiative of the Urban Institute to generate provocative and nonstandard propositions for understanding processes of urbanization and urban life. It is intended as a space to reimagine both the conceptualizations and narratives of urban studies.…
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October 5, 2021

Bright Minds seminar delivered to Sheffield Alumni

On 29th September Dr Ryan Bellinson and Professor Beth Perry participated in the Bright Minds Webinar organised by the Sheffield Alumni team. The seminars give Sheffield's best and brightest minds the opportunity to share their PhD research. The webinar was hosted by Andrew Harris, Director of Campaigns and…
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EventNews
October 5, 2021

Innovate4Cities 2021: Panel session on innovation, for inclusive, resilient and climate-neutral cities

On 12th October 2021 Professor Vanesa Castán Broto will participate in a panel discussion at the virtual international conference Innovate4Cities 2021. Partner organizations, Cities Alliance, the CLGF and UKRI will be hosting a session entitled Innovation for Inclusive, Resilient and Climate-Neutral Cities on the nexus…
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September 30, 2021

Navigating Interdisciplinarity mini podcast series

In the Navigating Interdisciplinarity mini podcast series we discuss challenges faced and opportunities provided by engaging in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary work, particularly from the perspective of early career researchers. The format of this six-episode miniseries is that of an informal…
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September 3, 2021

New in paperback: Urban Sustainability and Justice: Just Sustainabilities and Environmental Planning

Congratulations to Vanesa Castán Broto and Linda Westman on their new book published by Bloomsbury Books. Urban Sustainability and Justice presents an innovative yet practical approach to incorporate equity and social justice into sustainable development in urban areas, in line with the commitments of the UN's…
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September 3, 2021

Talking photobooks: Standing by Kinshasa

Watch Maliq Simone and his colleagues Laura Kemmer and Alexa Färber talk about "Suturing the City: Living Together in Congo’s Urban Worlds" by Filip De Boeck and Sammy Baloji. ‘Suturing the city’ is a vivid image for the kind of attentive, careful but also painful practices which…
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