Events

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..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Business models for sustainable energy & Polyaromatic hydrocarbon based cardiotoxicity

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: Jonatan Pinkse, Professor of Strategy, Alliance Manchester Business School, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research at The University of Manche..

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..

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Life cycle assessment and circular economy principles applied to the agricultural sector & Community Climate Resilience in Manchester

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, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchest..

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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