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Read about the latest events and activities in the Manchester Urban Institute and associated research groups.

James Scorer: Comics and the Latin American City
28 April 2017
James Scorer secures Leverhulme funding for an international network on Comics and the Latin American City

James Scorer: Comics and the Latin American City
28 April 2017
James Scorer secures Leverhulme funding for an international network on Comics and the Latin American City

MUI Director Kevin Ward - talks in April and May
21 April 2017
Kevin's activities over the next few weeks.

Dr Tom Gillespie secures a British Academy / Leverhulme Research Grant
4 April 2017
BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant for 'Exploring transnational gentrifications in urban Africa: a pilot study of Accra, Ghana'

Manchester Urban Institute researchers amongst contributors to Greater Manchester mayoral policy briefing
6 April 2017
MUI researchers contribute to GM mayoral policy briefing curated by Policy@Manchester

Carbon Landscape scheme receives £2m from Heritage Lottery Fund
4 April 2017
The Carbon Landscape – Restoring Great Manchester Wetlands to the Community

Dr Colin Lorne secures an RGS-IBG grant
6 April 2017
The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) have awarded a Small Research Grant for a pilot project on Spatial Politics and the English NHS.

Over a dozen urbanists from Manchester are in Boston to talk about their research.
5 April 2017
This year's American Association of Geographers annual conference takes place in Boston between 4 and 10 April.

Ray Lucas interview on Monocle 24 radio
31 March 2017
MARG's Ray Lucas interviewed about Sensory Urbanism

Lord Blunkett talks Brexit at launch of Manchester Urban Institute
16 March 2017
Former Home Secretary Lord Blunkett has visited The University of Manchester, to speak at a launch event for the Manchester Urban Institute.

Manchester Urban Institute launches
16 February 2017
The evening of Tuesday, 7 February 2016 saw the successful external launch of the Manchester Urban Institute (MUI).

Deljana Iossifova to serve as Director on Urban Studies Foundation board
26 January 2017
MARG's Deljana Iossifova has been invited to serve as a Director ('Trustee') on the Board of the Urban Studies Foundation (USF).

Łukasz Stanek to give keynote talk in Brussels
18 January 2017
MARG's Łukasz Stanek will give a keynote talk at the conference "Theory's History 196X-199X. Challenges in the Historiography of Architectural Knowledge"

MUI's Dr Jonathan Darling provides evidence in asylum accommodation inquiry
12 September 2016
Evidence from an ESRC-funded investigation into asylum accommodation and service provision presented to Home Affairs Committee