Events

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

Manchester Urban Institute Research Showcase

12:00 - 13:00 18 May 2022

Join us for a series of forward-looking conversations about urban research at the University of Manchester. In each session, two leading academics from the Manchester Urban Institute's research themes will present important issues and research priorities over the coming years, as well as opportunities for colleagues to collaborate on research..

A Celebration of Urban Books

17:00 - 19 May 2022

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to invite you to the Manchester Urban Institute’s Celebration of Urban Books, on 19th May 2022. We look forward to seeing you for conversations, drinks and canapes! We are spotlighting MUI authors and editors of books published between 2020 and 2022. Festivities will begin at 17.00, in the lobby of Humani..

Can Southern cities generate inclusive/distributive development? Urbanization pathways in Africa today

12:00 - 13:30 23 May 2022

Urban-economic geographers have called for a more robust, comparative project to examine and elucidate the drivers of, and prospects for, more just, distributive, and progressive urban development pathways in the Global South. Such work is critical given the features of urbanization processes today – marked by patterns of stalled industrial..

BASS Annual Lecture by Professor Helen Pankhurst CBE

11:00 - 12:00 26 May 2022

For the BA Social Sciences Annual Lecture, Helen Pankhurst will be giving a participatory lecture on women’s lives, past, present and future. The session will start with some reflections on the suffragette movement, given her legacy, reflect on the changes since 1918 and explore priorities going forward. The lecture will be informed by f..

Manchester Urban Institute Research Showcase

12:00 - 13:00 01 June 2022

Join us for a series of forward-looking conversations about urban research at the University of Manchester. In each session, two leading academics from the Manchester Urban Institute's research themes will present important issues and research priorities over the coming years, as well as opportunities for colleagues to collaborate on research..

Connectivity & inclusivity in Higher Education -Pilot Study 2

10:00 - 15:00 15 June 2022

Would you like to make your work easier, more inclusive and appealing to more people? Why not come along to this interesting and innovative workshop organised by the Women In Environmental Sciences (WiES) network titled: Connectivity and inclusivity in Higher Education EDIA. There is a great need for equality, diversity, inclusion, and access..

ECR Symposium on the environments impact on health

09:30 - 17:00 28 June 2022

An in-person event to connect researchers in the area of the environments effect on health About this event Health and well-being are intimately linked to the state of the environment. At The University of Manchester, we have lots of early career researchers working on issues relating to the environment and its effect on health, but they are..

'(Re)making infrastructures in response to sustainability and climate emergencies: challenges, strategies, and opportunities'

11:00 - 16:00 30 June 2022

This in-person workshop, collaboratively organised by Torik Holmes (Sustainable Consumption Institute, UoM), Rebecca Windemer (UWE, Bristol), and Carla De Laurentis (Cardiff Metropolitan University), will bring together researchers to discuss current and longer-term climate and sustainability emergencies as socio-technical challenges connected..

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