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Manchester Urban Institute

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Manchester Urban Institute runs a wide variety of different events and activities, and collaborates with a range of local, national and global partners.

Upcoming events

Annual Teddy Chester Lecture: Evidence and policy in a world of fake news

17:30 - 19:30 07 November 2018

This annual lecture marks the contribution of Teddy Chester, who was the first professor of social administration at The University of Manchester. From his appointment in the early 1950s to his retirement in the 1970s, he was an influential pioneer in management development, using evidence and research with policy makers, and working with clin..

Commuting patterns and urban expansion of neighbourhoods in the Beijing metropolitan region: a spatial perspective - Professor Cecilia Wong, University of Manchester

12:00 - 14:00 13 November 2018

The Manchester China Institute Lunch Time Seminars Series 2018-2019 Professor Dr Cecilia Wong School of Environment, Education and Development - University of Manchester Tuesday 13th November 2018, 12:00-14:00pm Committee Room A, Whitworth Building "Commuting patterns and urban expansion of neighbourhoods in the Beijing metropolitan regio..

Urbanisation, Infrastructures and Everyday Life

01 - 03 May 2019

Keynote speakers: Prof Em Clara Greed (UWE) Dr Christoph Luethi (EAWAG) Prof Nicholas Rose (King's College London) Dr Farhana Sultana (Syracuse) Countries undergoing rapid urban transformations experience shifts in various infrastructural systems. However, there are explicit tensions between the apparent need to develop national infrastructu..

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