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22nd Oct 2018

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Spaces of visibility in the smart city: Flagship urban spaces and the smart urban imaginary by Federico Caprotti

How is the smart city rendered visible? Analyzing the iconic nature of Bristol’s Data Dome and Glasgow’s Operations Centre.


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Event - UKCRIC Future Research Leaders Workshop in Birmingham on 5 November 2018

A career-development and networking event for the infrastructure and cities research community. Attendees at this workshop will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about UKCRIC and its industrial-scale experimentation and testing, urban observatories and simulation and visualisation facilities

  • Discuss collaboration and inter-disciplinary working

  • Network with other researchers and showcase current research

  • Influence future research priorities for national infrastructure

  • Kick-start collaborative projects which utilise UKCRIC facilities

Further details and registration:


Job opportunityAssociate Professor in Human Geography at Durham University

The Department of Geography at Durham University seeks to appoint an exceptional scholar as an Associate Professor with research and teaching interests in the broad field of Human Geography whose work will complement and extend the current work in any one (or more) of our research clusters (Economy and Culture; Geographies of Life; Politics - State – Space; Urban Worlds). Closing date: midday 8th November 2018.

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Job opportunity -  Urban Analytics Lecturer post in Urban Studies at University of Glasgow (full time and open ended post) 

Urban Studies at the University of Glasgow is currently recruiting a Lecturer in the field of Urban Analytics with a closing date of November 15th 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to play a leading role in the development and delivery of our new MSc in Urban Analytics, developed by the ESRC-funded Urban Big Data Centre.

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