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Paradoxical integration: Is social integration the approach for connecting refugees and asylum seekers to cities?

Paradoxical integration: Is social integration the approach for connecting refugees and asylum seekers to cities?

09 February 2016

In the face of increasing forced migration, cities have the imperative to deal with refugees and asylum seekers. Their presence in contemporary European cities challenges the ability to create inclusive communities. In this ...
Social protection for inclusive development in the Afar Region of Ethiopia

Social protection for inclusive development in the Afar Region of Ethiopia

08 February 2016

By Zeremariam Fre (PhD) Consortium leader and principal investigator
“Resilient Barrios Altos” workshop begins in Lima

“Resilient Barrios Altos” workshop begins in Lima

The Workshop "Resilient Barrios Altos" held by the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería (UNI) has begun in Lima and will continue through the month of February. This workshop was brought about by an ...
The Bartlett Enterprise Development Fund is now open

The Bartlett Enterprise Development Fund is now open

The Bartlett Enterprise Development Fund (BEDF) provides funding for activities that generate, or support enterprise collaborations, impact-related activities, and life learning initiatives. Projects should demonstrate measurable impact to all partners, and a clear ...
Mapping Food Safety and Environmental Hazards

Mapping Food Safety and Environmental Hazards

The Urban Zoonoses research project is investigating the effects of close interactions between people and animals in urban and peri-urban Nairobi on the spread of pathogens such as Escherichia coli, Campylobacter and Salmonella ...

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DPU/UKNA Roundtable Symposium

DPU/UKNA Roundtable Symposium

19 - 10 February 2016

The DPU will be hosting a UKNA symposium on Asian cities and the challenges of sustainable development, specifically the challenge to "make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable."  The symposium ...
Challenging Practice: Designing in Uncertain Global Times

Challenging Practice: Designing in Uncertain Global Times

05 March 2016

RIBA Accredited CPD event
Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

14 March 2016

The presentation presents a story of a city where nature strives, yet thrives. It draws on original socio-ecological field research, coupled with archival analysis, satellite remote sensing, and oral histories to examine changes ...