Urban Futures Salford Manchester. Research in the City

Researching the realisation of a ‘just city’

A funded PhD position is available on the team that helped to launch Platform. The brief will be to look at communication, engagement and environmental governance in Greater Manchester.

Jam & Justice ARC Application Form

The Jam & Justice project are looking for 15 people to join their Action Research Cooperative. You can download the application form here.

Content is King… and Queen and Jack and all the Aces

An opinion piece by Dr Jessica Symons, University of Salford, drawing insight from attendance at a Westminster Media Forum Keynote Seminar: Creative industries in England - regional growth, funding models and policy priorities.

Clean Cities Agenda and the GM business context

The pro-manchester Green Economy group and Transport and Infrastructure Group have organised an expert panel to discuss what a Green Cities agenda actually means for Manchester and the wider local economy.

Research meets Cycling - In the City and for the City

Gabi Schliwa (University of Manchester) and Graeme Sherriff (University of Salford, see contributor profile) share insights from the 12th Cycling and Society Research Symposium held in Greater Manchester and reflect on what cycling research means, and could mean, for the region.

The Manchester (Social) Science Festival

Jess Symons from the University of Salford makes a case for the inclusion of Social Science at the Manchester Science Festival and took part in this year’s event to champion the cause.

‘On the Home Front’: The challenges of domestic energy use reduction

November 5th was about home fires not bonfires this year, as the University of Manchester hosted an event focused on the challenges of reducing household energy use.

Working On Waste in Greater Manchester

Abigail Kemp hears proposals from key stakeholders on tackling the problem of household waste.

Laura Ager speaks to Kolyn Amor, contributor to the Gothic Manchester festival

Crafting the Weird at Gothic Manchester Festival 2015

Laura Ager speaks to Kolyn Amor of Salford's Sacred Trinity church about the darker side of Manchester’s cultural scene.

Collecting accurate data at an urban level

Louise Marix Evans explores what kind of data can provide a meaningful measure of progress towards global urban sustainability?

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