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City research forum

When: September 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Open Data Institute (ODI) Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK

The Cities Research Theme is establishing a City Research Forum between the University of Leeds and Leeds City Council. This Forum will include talks, discussions and networking with refreshments. It is intended that the Forum will meet three times a year[…] Read more »

Urban Justice from the grassroots: lessons from Leeds

When: September 12, 2017 @ 4:45 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Conference Auditorium 1, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK

  Urban Justice from the grassroots: lessons from Leeds will feature campaigners and community groups from Leeds working on the ground to achieve urban justice. The event will focus on initiatives from the grassroots, run by and for citizens in[…] Read more »

Socially Inclusive Cities workshop

When: September 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Room 1.09, Business School (Maurice Keyworth), University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK

The second national workshop for the Socially Inclusive Cities will explore policy and practice strategies to support the inclusion of minority ethnic and religious groups in health, education, local government and police services. It is hoped that there will be[…] Read more »

Future of public parks, policy, practice and research conference

When: July 13, 2017 all-day
Where: British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AH, UK

This one-day national conference draws together innovative thinking and learning from policy, practice and research on ways to maximise the value of parks as public assets in the twenty-first century. It will create opportunities for dialogue, learning and exploration of[…] Read more »

Automation, employment and inequality

When: July 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Shine, Harehills Rd, Leeds LS8 5HS, UK

This participatory workshop will discuss the impact of innovation and automation on employment and inequality on local communities. The event, which has been organised by the Young Foundation and the Science Policy Research Unit, will consider what impact automation is[…] Read more »

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