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AESOP Heads of School Meeting & Guru 25 Conference

The School recently hosted the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) Heads of Schools Meeting between 18-20 April  This is the first time the meeting has been held within the UK, welcoming about 90 delegates from 45 universities from across Europe and beyond.  The event also marked the launch of the 25th anniversary of the School’s Global Urban Research Unit (GURU) with a keynote speech by Emeritus Professor Patsy Healey OBE. 

“Thanks to excellent team efforts, the event proved to be a major success in showcasing our research and teaching strengths and reaffirming our commitment to European and international collaborations.” Prof Simin Davoudi, Director of GURU.  

published on: 1 May 2018