Two new post-docs in urban transitions and energy efficiency

We have just advertised two Research Associate posts in urban transitions and energy efficiency at the Geography discipline and the Centre for Urban Resilience and Energy at the School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester. You will have the opportunity to work within two exciting new EU-funded projects: Triangulum (with James Evans) and COMBI (with Stefan Bouzarovski andContinue reading “Two new post-docs in urban transitions and energy efficiency”

Moving beyond the polemic: Shale gas as a focal point for discussion on key energy issues

Unconventional gas exploitation has recently become a hot political issue across Europe (and the UK in particular), supplementing the intense public interest and controversy that it has continuously attracted in the US. University of Manchester doctoral researcher Craig Thomas reflects on his own work on the issue, as well as relevant recent and forthcoming work within the Centre forContinue reading “Moving beyond the polemic: Shale gas as a focal point for discussion on key energy issues”

CURE launch lecture

We are delighted to announce our official launch lecture. It will be delivered by Professor Harriet Bulkeley, and is titled Just Energy Transitions. Building on her own work on climate change and cities, Harriet will outline some of the key current challenges and opportunities at the nexus of urban energy transitions, climate and justice. The description of Harriet’sContinue reading “CURE launch lecture”

Another CURE-led call for papers for 2014 AAG: Energy and the socioecological production of space

Visitors to this blog may be interested in this call for papers for the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, which will take place between the 8th and 12th of April 2014 in Tampa, Florida. Energy and the socioecological production of space Organizers: Matt Huber (Syracuse University) Saska Petrova (University of Manchester) Energy is oftenContinue reading “Another CURE-led call for papers for 2014 AAG: Energy and the socioecological production of space”

Revamping urban-energy.org

As of today, this site has a new structure – from our initial aim to act as an information vehicle for the EVALUATE project, we are now starting to work towards providing a wider virtual home for the wide variety of energy and cities-related scholarship at the University of Manchester. The transformation, however, should notContinue reading “Revamping urban-energy.org”