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

Urban Infrastructural Configurations

16:30 - 09 December 2021

We are running a 2021-22 Reading Group on urban infrastructural (re)configurations. We are interested in infrastructure and the everyday, focusing on the human-infrastructure interface. Authors will join us for the discussion of their work (Session 1-3). The future reading list will be co-developed with reading groups members as we progress...

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:15 27 January 2022

This event will see separate talks from Dr Neil Dixon and Dr Aled Roberts, of The University of Manchester's Institute of Biotechnology Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event Chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Aled Roberts, Research Fellow at The University of Manchester - Green space: How off-world construction technologies could promote su..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:15 10 February 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Joe Ravetz and Professor Richard Kingston Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event Chair (TBC) 14:05: Joe Ravetz, Research Fellow at The University of Manchester - Beyond COP26 - tools for a ‘collective climatic intelligence’ 14:30: Professor Richard King..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:15 10 March 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Dr Ian Mell and Professor Kevin Taylor Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event Chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Ian Mell, Reader in Environmental & Landscape Planning at The University of Manchester | Translating research into effective Green Infrastructure practice: Po..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:15 24 March 2022

This event will see separate talks from UoM's Professor Allan Matthews and Dr David Jones of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event Chair (TBC) 14:05: Professor Allan Matthews, Professor of Surface Engineering and Tribology at The University of Manchester | Topic tbc 14:30: Dr David J..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:15 21 April 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Dr Jen O’Brien and Dr Andrew Welfle Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event Chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Jen O’Brien, Academic Lead of Sustainability Teaching and Learning at The University of Manchester | Education for Sustainable Development in a Living Lab ap..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:15 12 May 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Professor Matthew Paterson and Dr Sarah Mander Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event Chair (TBC) 14:05: Professor Matthew Paterson, Professor of International Politics at The University of Manchester | Climate politics between purification and complexity 1..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:15 26 May 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Professor Jonatan Pinkse and Professor Holly Shiels Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event Chair (TBC) 14:05: Professor Jonatan Pinkse, Professor of Strategy at The University of Manchester | Business models for sustainable energy 14:30: Professor Holly Shie..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series

14:00 - 15:15 09 June 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Dr Alejandro Gallego Schmid and Dr Jenna Ashton Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event Chair (TBC) 14:05: Dr Alejandro Gallego Schmid, Senior Lecturer in Circular Economy and Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment at The University of Manchester | Life cycle a..

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