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Manchester Urban Institute


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

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"

Celebrating authored and edited urban books as part of the MUI internal launch
6 December 2016
Monday 5 December 2016 saw the internal launch of the Manchester Urban Institute (MUI).

CUPS to be renamed the Spatial Policy and Analysis Laboratory
5 December 2016
The Centre for Urban Policy Studies will become the Spatial Policy and Analysis Laboratory as part of the University's new Manchester Urban Institute.

Project starts promoting sustainable development in metropolitan regions of China
5 December 2016
Work has started on a three year research project on eco-urbanisation, aiming to produce a coherent framework for promoting sustainable urban development in China.

Annual Report published
3 October 2016
The SPAL Annual Report for 2015/16 is now online, highlighting our main achievements for the year.

Manchester Urban Institute plans launch events
18 November 2016
The newly established Manchester Urban Institute (MUI) is delighted to confirm two early evening launch events for 2017.

Greater Manchester Metro Mayor – Policy Hustings
16 March 2017
As the political campaigns for Greater Manchester Mayor gain momentum The University of Manchester and IPPR North have invited all candidates to a policy focused hustings where they will be grilled on their visions for Greater Manchester.