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Richard Franey

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December 3, 2020

Regional Energy Learning Alliance Webinar Series 2021

The Regional Energy Learning Alliance (RELA) is a broad network of practitioners, policy makers, researchers and people interested in the future of community energy in East Africa. We are delighted to announce that we have finalised our exciting programme of…
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December 2, 2020

Dr Enora Robin awarded a Leverhulme Trust Fellowship

We are delighted to announce that our Research Associate Enora has been awarded a three-year Early Career Fellowship (2020-2023). "Off-Grid Cities: the financial mediations of life off the grid in African cities" will explore how different forms of finance mediate the uptake of off-grid solar energy in…
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December 1, 2020

Sheffield Urbanism Lecture Series 2020 available on YouTube

We are delighted to announce that the first Sheffield Urbanism Lecture Series is now available on YouTube. For those who missed it first time around or those who want to listen to the lectures again, please access via the links below The…
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November 5, 2020

New CESET website is ‘live’!

We are excited to announce the launch of the new Community Energy Systems for Just Energy Transitions (CESET) website! Funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund, CESET is a 3-year international project exploring the potential of community energy to accelerate inclusive…
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October 14, 2020

Life of a cookstove project

Professor Vanesa Castán Broto of the Urban Institute at the University of Sheffield and local Sheffield film maker to Sean Lovell have produced a film called ‘Life of a cookstove: energy stories from Mozambique’. Funded by the Festival of the Mind 2020, the film explains how cooking happens in…
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October 13, 2020

Research Associate Position Available

The full-time 33 month Research Associate post is now 'live' on the University of Sheffield website https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CBW813/research-associate The closing date is 4th November 2020. SUI Research Associate
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Action Stations: Image courtesy of An Even Better Arbourthorne and Arbourthorne Community Primary School
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September 29, 2020

New Project: An Even Better Arbourthorne

This project connects learning institutions across Sheffield to address socio-economic disadvantage in Arbourthorne, through sharing knowledge and expertise, fostering relationships and supporting community capacity-building. There is clear evidence of the link between educational outcomes and place-based disadvantage. A complex ecosystem…
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August 4, 2020

Urban Institute September School

During September 2020 the Urban Institute is hosting a September School with our partners across the globe to deliver a series of workshops on interrelated sequential themes that address intellectual and political challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. Free…
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June 8, 2020

The Urban Surrounds: from extinction to abolition.

 The first ‘Sheffield Urbanism’ Lecture Series The Urban Surrounds: From Extinction to Abolition” is a series which attempts to examine spaces and temporalities of urbanization from the viewpoints of abolitionist histories and sensibilities, and in ways that attempt to circumvent the…
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May 13, 2020

New article on energy access published in Springer Nature Energy

We are delighted to announce that Vanesa Castán Broto and Joshua Kirshner’s timely article on the importance of energy access in maintaining health during pandemics is now freely available in  Nature Energy. Energy plays a central role in responding to emergencies…
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