Intergenerational Income Mobility in the UK

On the 24th of March, City-REDI held its third external seminar featuring Dr Bertha Rohenkohl from the University of Sheffield. Intergenerational Income Mobility in the UK: New evidence using the BHPS and Understanding Society Abstract: Using a new dataset combining the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) and Understanding Society (UKHLS), this paper examines the degree … Continue reading “Intergenerational Income Mobility in the UK”

Event: Harnessing the Potential of Createch in the West Midlands – 22nd April 2021, 13:00 – 14:20

Creative industries can be a catalyst of innovation across all sectors, enabling transformative new products and services which can drive regional economic growth, wellbeing and quality of life. In particular, the integration of technology and creative industries (‘Createch’) can satisfy consumer demands and solve societal challenges. Perhaps harnessing virtual production, VR or AR and theatre … Continue reading “Event: Harnessing the Potential of Createch in the West Midlands – 22nd April 2021, 13:00 – 14:20”

Treasury Green Book Roadshow – Presentations and Video From the Event

On the 9th of March 2021, WM REDI and the West Midlands Combined Authority hosted the Treasury Green Book Roadshow. The roadshow was the first step to developing a network of empowered, knowledgeable people to improve business case development in the region. Evidencing, exploring and choosing the right options to fix an issue, aiming for … Continue reading “Treasury Green Book Roadshow – Presentations and Video From the Event”

Unusual Suspects: The Role of Municipalities in Catalysing Innovation

On the 10th of March, City-REDI held its second external seminar series of 2021 featuring Professor Kevin Morgan from the University of Cardiff. The seminar “Unusual Suspects: The Role of Municipalities in Catalysing Innovation” focuses on research Professor Morgan is undertaking with colleagues from the Centre for Innovation Policy Research at Cardiff University. Abstract: This … Continue reading “Unusual Suspects: The Role of Municipalities in Catalysing Innovation”

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”

Treasury Green Book Roadshow – 9th March 2021, 16:00 – 17:30

Reviewing the recently published revised version of the Treasury’s Green Book. 9th March 2021, 16:00 – 17:30 on Zoom Following on from the launch of the revised green book, WM REDI and the West Midlands Combined Authority are hosting a Treasury Green Book Roadshow. This is the first step to developing a network of empowered, … Continue reading “Treasury Green Book Roadshow – 9th March 2021, 16:00 – 17:30”

Workshop Series: Megatrends and Cities – Understanding the Future

In 2020 The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has published the Annual State of the Region report in collaboration with WMREDI partners. This identified a number of major trends which will affect the region in the future. The WMCA and partners are now exploring trends in more detail in collaboration with City-REDI (in part supported … Continue reading “Workshop Series: Megatrends and Cities – Understanding the Future”

The City-REDI REsearch SYmposium (CRRESY)

On October 21st, City-REDI hosted its biannual research symposium. The online event has seen a range of presentations from City-REDI researchers showcasing some of the diversity of research in the Institute. Below is the programme of presentations, accompanied by the abstracts. Readers are encouraged to contact the presenters for more information on their research. CRRESY … Continue reading “The City-REDI REsearch SYmposium (CRRESY)”

Evaluation During COVID-19: Building Capacity and Fresh Approaches at the Regional and National Level

George Bramley, Senior Analyst, City-REDI / WM REDI and Council Member of the UK Evaluation Society writes about the benefits and importance of evaluation during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how we can use online software to make networking and information sharing more effective. The demand for evaluation is increasing within the region and nationally. Not … Continue reading “Evaluation During COVID-19: Building Capacity and Fresh Approaches at the Regional and National Level”

City-REDI / WM REDI Research E-Symposium

On May 27, 13.00-16.00, researchers from City-REDI/WM REDI will be presenting their ongoing work at the institutes. You are most welcome to join our webinar and find out about our research. Please register here The programme and abstracts for the e-symposium are below: Time Title Presenter 13.00 – 13.10 Introduction & Welcome Professor Simon Collinson … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Research E-Symposium”