City REDI to host two fringe events at the Labour and Conservative party conferences

City REDI is hosting fringe events at the Labour and Conservative party conferences this autumn, called “Devo Question Time: Connectivity and Growth”. The events, being organised by Devo Connect, focus on transport and connectivity, which have become vital issues where Metro Mayors can have a real impact on the economic growth of their cities. With … Continue reading “City REDI to host two fringe events at the Labour and Conservative party conferences”

City REDI and the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) to produce economic review of the region

City REDI and GBCC are working together to produce the second annual Birmingham Economic Review. It promises to build on the first review which provided a unique insight into Birmingham’s economic geography, skills, key sectors and opportunities and challenges facing the region. Professor Simon Collinson, director of City-REDI, said: “This report, and our broader partnership … Continue reading “City REDI and the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) to produce economic review of the region”

Get in touch with the City-REDI team

Keep up-to-date with all the latest City-REDI news by following us on Twitter and LinkedIn: City-REDI Twitter: @CityREDI LinkedIn Professor Simon Collinson Twitter: @profsicollinson LinkedIn   Professor Anne Green Twitter: @Anne_E_Green LinkedIn   Professor Raquel Ortega Argiles Twitter: @r_ortegaargiles LinkedIn   Dr Chloe Billing Twitter: @BillingResearch LinkedIn   Dr Catherine Harris Twitter: @dr_catharris LinkedIn   Dr Max Nathan Twitter: … Continue reading “Get in touch with the City-REDI team”

AnalystFEST #2

12 July 2017 from 09:30 to 12:30 Room G11, Alan Walters Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT  After the successful first event earlier this year, City-REDI and the Black Country Consortium would like to explore the use of the AnalystFEST network to think about the future development of the WMCA Performance Management Framework. We are keen to … Continue reading “AnalystFEST #2”

General Election 2017: Edgbaston Constituency Candidate Hustings

Local residents will have the chance to question the candidates standing for the Edgbaston seat in the General Election at our hustings taking place from 18:00 – 19:30 on Tuesday 30 May in the Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building. Following 20 years as the constituency’s MP, Gisela Stuart (Labour) is stepping down from Parliament … Continue reading “General Election 2017: Edgbaston Constituency Candidate Hustings”

City-REDI in the News

In the last month, City-REDI have featured in the Financial Times and Study International News: Study International News – “University of Birmingham: Birmingham Business School – Making research relevant”. This article, which features Professor Simon Collinson, highlights the work of City-REDI in developing an academic understanding of major city regions across the globe to develop … Continue reading “City-REDI in the News”

Forthcoming Event: Understanding Brexit – Brexit and migration: implications for Birmingham

Tuesday 2 May 2017, 18.00 – 20.00  Impact Hub Birmingham, 58 Oxford Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5NR  This event will discuss the implications of Brexit for Birmingham in terms of migration. Birmingham is one of the most diverse cities in the UK, having experienced major migration flows over many decades. What does Brexit mean for … Continue reading “Forthcoming Event: Understanding Brexit – Brexit and migration: implications for Birmingham”