Manchester Urban Institute runs a wide variety of different events and activities, and collaborates with a range of local, national and global partners.
The Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation presents Dr. Carina Fearnley, Associate Professor in Science and Technology Studies, and the Director of the UCL Warning Research Centre. The 2009 L’Aquila 6.3 magnitude earthquake sent a ‘shockwave’ through the hazard scientific community, causing scientists to become increasingly concerned..
Professors Diana Mitlin and Sam Hickey (University of Manchester), Martin Atela (Partnership for African Social and Governance Research, Nairobi). Chaired by Dr. Admos Chimhowu With over 40% of people in African already living in towns and cities, providing decent housing, services and jobs was a huge challenge – even before Covid-19 hit...
PEM Seminar Series-Dr Ian Mell (University of Manchester)-Re-examining ANGSt in 2020: green space metrics, perceptions and equity in planning
Re-examining ANGSt in 2020: green space metrics, perceptions and equity in planning
Planning Support Systems
PEM Seminar Series-Prof Claire Colomb (UCL) “Our city is not for sale”. The politics of regulation of platform-mediated short-term holiday rentals in European cities
“Our city is not for sale”. The politics of regulation of platform-mediated short-term holiday rentals in European cities In the space of a few years, short-term (“holiday”) rentals have become a contentious issue in many cities around the world. Their proliferation was facilitated by the emergence of new forms of ‘platform capitali..
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