City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – July 2021

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On 21st June, Anne Green spoke about ‘The importance of the business, financial and professional services sector for the West Midlands’ at the launch of the Innovation Fund for Professional Services launched by the University of Birmingham together with the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership. Abigail Taylor and … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – July 2021”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – June 2021

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On the 27th of May, Professor Anne Green presented work with Rebecca Riley and other City-REDI colleagues on ‘Megatrends’ to the Midlands Engine Intelligence Community. On the 3rd of June, Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles presented a paper co-authorised with Pei-Yu Yuan at the Regional Studies Association (RSA) Regions in Recovery Global E-Festival in … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – June 2021”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – May 2021

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On the 10th of May, Professor Simon Collinson was a keynote speaker at a Westminster Higher Education Forum event on: “UK universities and their contribution to local and regional development – the developing policy landscape, opportunities, practicalities, and impact”. On the 12th of May, Professor Simon Collinson was a panellist … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – May 2021”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – April 2021

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On the 19th of April, Professor Simon Collinson presented at the CBI national Urban Revival Conference Series looking at how towns and cities can thrive post-pandemic and how businesses can contribute to the revival of urban life. Media engagements The State of Region report, produced by the WMCA and WM … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – April 2021”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – March 2021

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On the 2nd March, Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles presented at the Spatial Analytics + Data seminar on the digital economy and regional inequalities in the UK. On the 9th of March, WM REDI and the West Midlands Combined Authority hosted the Treasury Green Book Roadshow. On the 16th of March, City-REDI … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – March 2021”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – February 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 – February 2021”

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”

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”

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”