LSE’s Marshall Institute awarded a research grant to UPD Research Student Jeanne Firth. The Marshall Institute aims to increase the impact and effectiveness of private action for public benefit through research, teaching and convening. Grants are given to empirical research (qualitative and quantitative) and the theoretical underpinnings (economic, social, political, moral) of private action for public benefit….
UPD cluster’s former research student Yimin Zhao has recently published ‘Space as Method: Field sites and encounters in Beijing’s green belts’ in the journal City: Analysis of Urban Trends, Culture, Theory, Policy Action. This publication follows Yimin’s successful completion of this PhD thesis, which he defended in September 2017. Article Abstract: Great urban transformations are diffusing…
As part of this year’s annual American Association of Geographers’ (AAG) convening, UPD Research Student Yimin Zhao won third place (tie) in the China Geography Specialty Group’s student paper competition and received a travel stipend from the group. Yimin’s winning paper is entitled ‘Space as Method: Field Sites and Encounters in Beijing’s Green Belts’. Paper…
UPD cluster Research Student Mara Nogueira-Teixeira recently won the ‘Best Paper at the PhD Level’ in the Latin America Specialty Group’s competition at the AAG annual meeting in Boston, April 2017. Mara’s paper is entitled: ‘Conserving the (segregated) city: the role of the middle-classes in shaping urban space, the case of Belo Horizonte/Brazil’ Paper Abstract: Since…
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