Technology and Geography in a Paradigm Shift: The Case of Critical & Conflict Materials in ICT

On the 24th of February, City-REDI held its first external seminar of 2021, featuring Professor Simona Iammarino from the London School of Economics and Political Science. The seminar was called “Technology and geography in a paradigm shift: the case of Critical & Conflict Materials in ICT” and was co-authored by Andreas Diemer, Richard Perkins & … Continue reading “Technology and Geography in a Paradigm Shift: The Case of Critical & Conflict Materials in ICT”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – January 2021

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements / meetings On the 4th of February, Professor Anne Green gave a presentation on ‘Labour markets, labour policies and skills development’, at the OECD Spatial Productivity Lab & Productivity Insights Network meeting on ‘Spatial productivity in the post-COVID-19 world’. On the 10th of February, Dr Chloe Billing presented … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – January 2021”

Back Issues of the West Midlands Weekly Economic Impact Monitor

WM REDI has been tasked with providing an up to date monitor of the current COVID-19 economic impacts, on a weekly basis. These reports will help regional partners to shape responses and interventions to boost the region’s resilience so that it can thrive going forward. Each week the focus of the report is based on … Continue reading “Back Issues of the West Midlands Weekly Economic Impact Monitor”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – January 2021

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On the 12th January, Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles contributed as a panellist to the event organised by Connected Places Catapult Event on Innovation Procurement to boost regions in Post-Covid recovery. On the 22nd January, Dr Chloe Billing held the second West Midlands Space Leadership Group Meeting. The meeting was attended by … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – January 2021”

Research Fellow Posts Available at City-REDI / WM REDI

Opportunities for Research Fellows to Work With Us at City-REDI on Our West Midlands Regional Economic Development Institute (WM REDI) Programme of Research To meet the demands of a growing range of policy-oriented research projects we are looking for 4 new members to join the City-Region Economic Development Institute (City-REDI). These posts are at the … Continue reading “Research Fellow Posts Available at City-REDI / WM REDI”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – November 2020

Media engagements Research from Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles and her UK in a Changing Europe team featured on the Andrew Marr Show on the BBC. Andrew Marr referred to modelling that (14:20 in) looks at the impact of Brexit on the car industry in the West Midlands. It was also mentioned on the FT as well. … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – November 2020”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – October 2020

Media engagements Professor Simon Collinson featured on Times Radio on the 22nd October 2020, talking about the impact of Coronavirus on Devolution. The interview starts at 01:36:50. Professor John Goddard was featured in an article called “Covid-19 surge on campuses ‘risks poisoning town-gown relations’” in the Times Higher. Dr Magda Cepeda Zorrilla has been shortlisted … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – October 2020”

Launch of the Birmingham Economic Review 2020

This year’s Birmingham Economic Review – a collaboration between Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and City-REDI / WM REDI, University of Birmingham launched yesterday at a Zoom event with over 180 attendees. [Watch the event on YouTube] The Birmingham Economic Review is an in-depth exploration of the economy of England’s second city and a high-quality resource … Continue reading “Launch of the Birmingham Economic Review 2020”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – September 2020

Events On the 23rd of September, Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles took part in “Brexit and Manufacturing” session of the Centre for Brexit Studies Annual Meeting. On the 30th September, City-REDI / WM REDI and the Civic University Network held a webinar “Civic Universities and Inclusive Local Economic Recovery”. The event featured Lord Robert Kerslake, Lord David Willetts … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – September 2020”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – August 2020

In the Media The National Institute Economic Review paper recently published by Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles and Dr Andre Carrascal-Incera was mentioned in the Observer on the 2nd of August 2020. Events ERSA 2020 conference “Spatial Challenges for the New World“, Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles and Professor Anne Green will be participating in plenary and round table sessions. Reports / publications … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – August 2020”