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‘We have seen the future and it looks edgy’ – notes on Foresighting a Future for Cities

Joe Ravetz, the Co-director of CURE, reports on the CURE annual forum that was co-organised with cities@manchester. The event took place in Manchester on the 24th of June 2015.

‘We have seen the future and it looks edgy’ – notes on Foresighting a Future for Cities

Joe Ravetz, the Co-director of CURE, reports on the CURE annual forum that was co-organised with cities@manchester. The event took place in Manchester on the 24th of June 2015.

From austerity traps to devolution opportunities: the role of city foresight

Joe Ravetz, Co-director of CURE discusses the ‘City Foresight Platform’, an innovative platform for a strategic transformation of cities, economies, governance and technologies.

From austerity traps to devolution opportunities: the role of city foresight

Joe Ravetz, Co-director of CURE discusses the ‘City Foresight Platform’, an innovative platform for a strategic transformation of cities, economies, governance and technologies.

CURE researchers helping to create smart city districts across Europe

CURE is proud to announce the launch of the €25 million Triangulum project. One of the principal investigators of the project, our colleague James Evans gives a brief summary of the project.

CURE researchers helping to create smart city districts across Europe

CURE is proud to announce the launch of the €25 million Triangulum project. One of the principal investigators of the project, our colleague James Evans gives a brief summary of the project.

Exploring vulnerabilities in the Anthropocene: the energy-climate nexus

The EVALUATE team is organising a conference session on energy and climate vulnerability at the largest geography conference in the UK. Paper proposals need to reach us by the 11th of February!

Exploring vulnerabilities in the Anthropocene: the energy-climate nexus

The EVALUATE team is organising a conference session on energy and climate vulnerability at the largest geography conference in the UK. Paper proposals need to reach us by the 11th of February!

CURE and cities@manchester to host double feature seminar with top urban researchers

Professor Jenny Pickerill (University of Sheffield) and Professor Steve Graham (Newcastle University) will give back-to-back talks featuring their recent scholarship on Tuesday next week.

CURE and cities@manchester to host double feature seminar with top urban researchers

Professor Jenny Pickerill (University of Sheffield) and Professor Steve Graham (Newcastle University) will give back-to-back talks featuring their recent scholarship on Tuesday next week.

CURE at the 2015 AAG in Chicago

Federico Cugurullo from CURE compiled a list of sessions and call for papers which have been organised by CURE members for the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), which will take place in Chicago between 21st and 24th of April 2015.

CURE at the 2015 AAG in Chicago

Federico Cugurullo from CURE compiled a list of sessions and call for papers which have been organised by CURE members for the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), which will take place in Chicago between 21st and 24th of April 2015.

CHARISMA workshop report: Community retrofit for housing professionals

Jenni Cauvain, a team member of the CHARISMA project reflects on the current issues related to community retrofit and social housing in Greater Manchester, which were debated at the recently organised workshop.

CHARISMA workshop report: Community retrofit for housing professionals

Jenni Cauvain, a team member of the CHARISMA project reflects on the current issues related to community retrofit and social housing in Greater Manchester, which were debated at the recently organised workshop.

Quality of whose life? Prosperity by another name?

In his third post on this blog, Joe Ravetz, Co-director of CURE, gives a critical overview of prosperity indexes. He formulates and develops the idea of synergistic prosperity.

Quality of whose life? Prosperity by another name?

In his third post on this blog, Joe Ravetz, Co-director of CURE, gives a critical overview of prosperity indexes. He formulates and develops the idea of synergistic prosperity.