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The Urban Institute is an international research centre which examines how cities are responding to the challenges and opportunities of intensified urbanisation, technological innovation and resource constraint. With critical social science expertise, we are recognised for the imaginative, generative, and propositional nature of our research agenda focussed on the socio-technical, political, cultural and ecological dynamics of contemporary urban life. We are committed to interdisciplinary comparative research in the Global south and north, working with urban labs around the world in equitable partnerships.
Submit abstracts for a Special Session on Varieties of Experimental Governance
As part of the 2022 RSA Winter conference, UI’s Professor Vanesa Castán Broto and her colleagues are organising a special session on Varieties of Experimental Governance.
Meet Prince Guma – newest member of the UI team
Dr Prince Guma is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Urban Institute. His current work is on the GlobalCORRIDOR project, led by Dr Jonathan Silver.
Yannis Kallianos joins Urban Institute
The Urban Institute welcomes new Research Associate Yannis who will work on the GLOBALCorridor Project funded by the European Research Council.
Manchester Offshored: a new report from Sheffield University Management School and University of Sheffield researchers launched
Adam Leaver, Richard Goulding and Jonathan Silver launch a new public interest report on the Manchester Life partnership between Manchester City Council and the Abu Dhabi United Group.
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