Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies

Events

Current Events

We hold events throughout the academic year including talks from esteemed leaders in the field.

  • WellGreen: Improving Urban Greenspace for Mental Wellbeing

    Dr Vikki Houlden presenting at the Newcastle University Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (NU-KESS) on Improving Urban Greenspace for Mental Wellbeing. NU-KESS aims to promote evidence led policy making and provides a forum for researchers to present their research findings to local decision makers.

    Date/Time: 8 April 2020, 13:30-14:30

    Venue: Collingwood Suite, Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QH

  • Regional Studies Association Student & Early Career Conference 2017

    Date/Time: 2nd-3rd November 2017

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building

  • Debating 'The Northumbrians. North-East England and Its People: A New History' by Dan Jackson

    A seminar debating the claims of Dan Jackson's new book 'The Northumbrians. North-East England and Its People: A New History' and what they mean for the regional development hosted by the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) and chaired by Louise Kempton Senior Research Associate in CURDS.

    Date/Time: 6 February 2020, 17:00-19:00

    Venue: Courtyard Cafe Private Dining Room

  • Performing City-Region Building: Imagineering, Devolution and a Crisis of Consensus

    Dr Charlotte Hoole, Urban Studies & Planning, University of Sheffield

    Date/Time: 12 March 2020, 16:00-17:00

    Venue: Stephenson Building, 3rd floor, Room STB.T12 (3.04)

  • Urban Growth Strategies in Rural Regions: Building the North Wales Growth Deal

    Dr David Beel, Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University

    Date/Time: 30 April 2020, 16:00-17:00

    Venue: Henry Daysh Building, Seminar Room 3.76

  • Is fixing infrastructure in the London global city-region undermining the rest of the UK? Professor Andy Pike, CURDS, Newcastle University

    Andy Pike presenting an INSIGHTS Public Lecture on whether fixing the infrastructure in the London global city-region is undermining the rest of the UK

    Date/Time: 5 December, 17:30-18:45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • Inequality, Well-Being and (Inclusive) Productivity Growth

    Professor Leaza McSorley, Business & Management, University of Sunderland

    Date/Time: 5 March 2020, 15:00-16:00

    Venue: Henry Daysh Building, Level 3, Seminar Room 4.76

  • From Metro-phobia to Metro-philia? Regional Empowerment and the new Irish National Planning Framework

    Dr Niamh-Moore Cherry, School of Geography, University College Dublin

    Date/Time: 13 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

    Venue: Devonshire Building, Room G21/22

  • CURDS Seminar Series 2019

    Prof Chun Yang, Hong Kong Baptist University

    Date/Time: 12th June 2019 16:00-17:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.58.

  • "Geographies of Development"

    Dr Rory Horner, University of Manchester "Geographies of Development"

    Date/Time: Thursday 15th February 2018 16:00

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building

  • "Operationalising inclusive growth: from platitudes to priorities"

    David Waite, University of Glasgow "Operationalising inclusive growth: from platitudes to priorities"

    Date/Time: Thursday 23rd November 2017 16:00

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building

  • P3s Contract Markets, and the Implications for Conceptualizing Neoliberalism

    Date/Time: 14 March 2017 16:00

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building

  • CANCELLED - Urban World: But in What Sense Post-Political?

    Gordon MacLeod, Durham University

    Date/Time: 09 March 2017 16:00

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building,

  • CURDS 40th External Seminar Series 2016-17:

    Urban shrinkage with Chinese characteristics

    Date/Time: 13th October 2017 1600

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building

  • Constructing the democratic economy

    Andrew Cumbers and Robert McMaster, University of Glasgow

    Date/Time: 16 February 2017

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building,

  • The evolving role of finance in South Africa’s energy sector

    Lucy Baker, University of Sussex

    Date/Time: 19 January 2017 16:00

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building

  • CURDS 40th External Seminar Series 2016-17: Earth Incorporated: Centralization and Variegation in the Global Company Network

    Daniel Haberly (Sussex) Earth Incorporated: Centralization and Variegation in the Global Company Network

    Date/Time: 06/10/16 16:00

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building

  • CURDS 40th External Seminar Series 2016-17

    Richard Kingston (Manchester): Data driven decision support – Greater Manchester’s strategic public transport investment

    Date/Time: 08/12/16 16:00

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building

  • CURDS 40th External Seminar Series 2016-17: Urban Analytics: City Structure, and Function

    Alex Singleton (Liverpool): Urban Analytics: City Structure, and Function

    Date/Time: 15/12/16 16:00

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building

  • Calming Finance: Using roads, traffic and infrastructure to understand financial market collapse and recovery

    Chris Muellerleile (Swansea): Calming Finance Using roads, traffic and infrastructure to understand financial market collapse and recovery

    Date/Time: 10/11/16 16:00

    Venue: Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Claremont Bridge Building