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Cities, Energy, Environment, Planning, Policy, Research, Sustainability

Questions to guide sustainability transition – the critical role of governance

Posted on 15 December 2020 by Rhys Phillips

Dr Carla De Laurentis, an ESRC Post Doctoral Fellow in the School of Geography and Planning, was invited to submit a research question to the Energy-SHIFTS Energy Efficiency Working Group to identify future priorities for energy-Social Sciences and Humanities research. Her question has made the shortlist of the top 100. Here, Carla discusses the question
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Communities, Design, Planning, Policy, Property, Public space, Student experience, Undergraduate, Urban planning

Championing women in property and planning

Posted on 30 June 2020 by Rhys Phillips

Second-year Urban Planning and Development student Tamika Hull recently won the 2020 South Wales Women in Property Student Award. Tamika was nominated by Dr Ruth Potts, a lecturer in Spatial Planning, based on her performance in the first year where she was the highest-scoring female. We spoke to Tamika, who will compete in the national
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Communities, Policy, Research, School news, Wales

Home-grown foreign language anxiety

Posted on 11 June 2019 by Rhys Phillips

Final-year students Holly and Myfanwy are celebrating the publication of their first research paper, written in conjunction with Dr Maxwell Hart. The paper, which looks at issues of home-grown foreign language anxiety, was published in the Wales Journal of Education. Here, Holly and Myfanwy, tell us about the genesis of their research and the road
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Cities, Communities, Planning, Regional development, Urban politics

Urban innovation in Canada: a few lessons

Posted on 3 December 2018 by Rhys Phillips

Professors Kevin Morgan and Rick Delbridge visited Toronto and Ottawa to explore and begin to map the changing role of universities and cities in urban innovation networks. Current developments in urban innovation present us with opportunities but may require new ways of thinking and acting. The Canadian capital and Toronto are instructive examples because both
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