Awarded grants for collaborative initiatives between Sheffield and CUS

Spring 2016, the Centre for Urban Studies brought a visit to the University of Sheffield in order to create joint international urban research collaborations. Upon this visit, a special round of grants for collaborative initiatives between the University of Sheffield and Centre for Urban Studies has been launched.

1. Tracing the new Silk Roads: Urban transformations along legal and illegal trade routes

Submitted by: Dennis Rodgers, Rowland Atkinson, Tom Goodfellow

A high-profile, international symposium on ‘urban transformations along legal and illegal trade routes’ that fills an existing knowledge gap, brings together an interdisciplinary research group of Sheffield and CUS members and has very specific output, namely: a multi-year grant application. 

2. Delivering Urban Services for Sustainability and Wellbeing

Submitted by: Joyeeta Gupta, Nicky Pouw, Ewald Engelen, Mirjam Ros Tonen, Karin Pffeffer, Allister McGregor, Ian Bache, Frances Cleaver, Seth Schindler.

This international, high-profile workshop on ‘delivering urban services for sustainability and well-being’ falls under a broader area of academic interest, brings together an interdisciplinary research group of Sheffield and CUS members and has very specific output, namely: a joint edited volume, policy notes, at least one UoA-TUOS grant application.

3. The New Spatial Governance of Problematic Populations in Urban Space: The Case of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom

Submitted by: John Flint, Ryan Powell, Evelyne Baillergeau, Danielle Chevalier, Justus Uitermark.

A high-profile, international workshop on ‘The New Spatial Governance of Problematic Populations in Urban Space: The Case of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom’ fills an existing knowledge gap, brings together an interdisciplinary research group of Sheffield and CUS members and has very specific output, namely: a co-authored journal article, an interdisciplinary grant application; a PhD studentship proposal. 

4. Urban Automation/Automated Cities: Developing a Critical Research Agenda

Submitted by: Simon Marvin, Luca Bertolini.

An international, high-profile research hub on ‘Urban Automation/Automated Cities: Developing a Critical Research Agenda’ fills an existing knowledge gap, has a multidisciplinary research agenda (social and technical), cuts across different domains of urban life, brings together an interdisciplinary research group of Sheffield and CUS members and has very specific output, namely: a joint publication, knowledge exchange platform to provide a programme of comparative research.

Published by  CUS

4 November 2016