Find out about the latest Spatial Policy and Analysis Laboratory events.
Our September edition of the monthly Sustainable Futures Seminar Series will be held on Thursday 28th September 2-3pm. This event will be a One Bin to Rule Them All Project Special with the following speakers: - Dr Torik Holmes, Research Associate at The University of Manchester's Sustainable Consumption Institute. - Dr Kristoffer Kortsen, Re..
An Inaugural Lecture by Professor Carolyn Abbot Environmental NGOs contribute to the regulatory space in a variety of ways. They can be involved in shaping the rules of regulation by participating in both the drafting of law and policy frameworks within which regulation is developed and, more directly, in the setting of environmental stand..
In Conversation, MUARG and MUI present: In collaboration with the Manchester Urban Institute, Jenny Fisher and James Evans will be in conversation discussing Urban Ageing and Sustainable Cities. The conversation will be chaired by Tine Buffel of MUARG and will explore the connections between ageing in cities and urban sustainability. James wi..
On Wednesday, 11 October join the School of Environment, Education and Development for inaugural lectures from Professor Stephen Walker (Architecture) and Professor Susie Miles (Manchester Institute of Education) from 4.30pm - 6.30pm Our inaugural lectures provide an opportunity to celebrate the achievements and career progression of recently..
Do you have a research project where you are thinking about how to engage external stakeholders in the development of a new digital product or piece of software? Do you have experience in undertaking this sort of research and development? If this is you, or if you want to know more about how you can do this, then join us for an event on Thur..
The Sustainable Futures Challenge Area, Resilient Futures, and Creative Manchester present this special event exploring how the arts and sciences can collaborate in addressing the challenge of climate resilience. A short theatre performance will be followed by a Q&A discussion with an inter-disciplinary panel of respondents. The Boxer’s Gui..
Our October 2023 edition of the Sustainable Futures Seminar Series will feature the following presentations from some of the leading academics working on the new national energy research centres. This seminar will feature the following presentations... - Professor Aoife Foley, Chair in Net Zero at The University of Manchester, will present o..
Have you ever wondered why plastic recycling in the UK is so confusing and chaotic? Join our interactive session to discuss and discover why this is the case and explore solutions. Explore the world of plastic recycling with our interdisciplinary research team involved in the innovative ‘One Bin to Rule Them All’ project. They will be on..
In partnership with the Manchester School of Architecture and the Centre for Ageing Better, Camilla Lewis and Sarah Wilkinson will be drawing on new research to discuss the impact of the cost of living crisis on urban ageing. Camilla has recently completed a pilot study in Greater Manchester exploring the impact of the cost-of-living crisis o..
Manchester Urban Institute is delighted to welcome Mike Emmerich to The University of Manchester on Thursday, 9 November to deliver the biennial Brian Robson Lecture Researching the City - the Economic Transition of Manchester: A Case Study We hope you can join us for what is set to be an inspiring speech... which will close with a small dri..