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Urban Studies Foundation Symposium

7th December 2018

13 December 2018, University of Glasgow

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3rd December 2018

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Nine ways to improve postincarceration health care access

14 Dec 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Newly released people face medical, mental health, and substance use problems that can lead to unemployment or reincarceration.

UN-Habitat’s State of Sri Lankan Cities Report highlights fast growth of provincial capitals

14 Dec 2018, 8:49 a.m.

COLOMBO, December 2018 – UN-Habitat in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka, launched the State of Sri Lankan Cities ...

Expanding Medicaid Access to Halfway House Residents

14 Dec 2018, midnight

Prior to Connecticut’s 2016 Medicaid policy change, people placed in the state’s halfway houses as part of their reentry preparation ...

NNIP's Guide to Involving Students in Data Services

14 Dec 2018, midnight

Students can play a significant role at data intermediaries, organizations that provide data and analytic services to their community. This ...

Welfare Rules Databook: State TANF Policies as of July 2017

14 Dec 2018, midnight

The Welfare Rules Databook provides tables containing key Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) policies for each state as of ...

The Future of Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

13 Dec 2018, 7:04 p.m.

Technological diversification and Smart Specialisation: the role of cooperation

13 Dec 2018, 10:44 a.m.


New avenues for regional innovation systems – Theoretical advances, empirical cases and policy lessons

12 Dec 2018, 12:56 p.m.


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Bringing urban space back in: A multilevel analysis of environmental inequality in Germany

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