Universities of Reading (UK) and Santo Tomas (Philippines) awarded British Council funding

The British Council is supporting a new urban study to map social and green infrastructure assets. Flora Samuel and Eli Hatleskog, in Reading's School of Architecture will be mapping social assets, urban greenery and the connections between them in rapidly changing cities in the Philippines, in partnership with the University of Santo Tomas, thanks to a £120,000 award from the British Council. Click here for further information about the eco-social mapping project.  ...
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Urban metabolism modelling workshop for Brazilian cities

Research Workshop: Urban metabolism modelling for sustainable green infrastructure development in rapidly urbanized mid-sized cities in Brazil, 9-13 July 2018. Dr. Daniela Perrotti (PI), Dr. Vincent Luo, and Dr. Eugene Mohareb (co-Is) have been awarded a Global Challenge Research Fund Pump-Priming Grant to develop the research on 'Urban metabolism modelling for sustainable green infrastructure development in rapidly urbanized mid-sized cities in Brazil: A case study in Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso'. The research will be conducted in collaboration with the Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT), Brazil, Dept of Geography and of Management and Dept. of Environmental Technologies, and the University of Leeds (UoL), School of Civil Engineering. The first action of the research consists of an Interdisciplinary Research workshop at the University of of Mato Grosso, Campus of Rondonópolis (9-13 July 2018). The workshop is co-organized by Daniela, Vincent and Eugene and the Brazilian co-Is, Dr. Fabio Angeoletto, Dr. Jeater Waldemar M.C. Santos, and Dr. Normandes Matos da Silva, and will be attended by...
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