City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – January 2022

Media engagements On 27th January, Professor Simon Collinson and Ellie MacDonald were interviewed by ITV productions as part of a series of films being made for the West Midlands Growth Company. Reports / publications released Abigail Taylor contributed to a new report published by the Centre for Inequality and Levelling Up (CEILUP) at the University … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – January 2022”

City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – November 2021

Events  4th November 2021, WMREDI held a Board Meeting and a number of the Board Members joined us for the Civic University Agreement signing event. 8th November 2021 – Professor Simon Collinson chaired an event at the Chartered Association of Business Schools Annual Conference 2021 called ‘Boosting innovation and productivity across the UK’. 15th November … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – November 2021”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – October 2021

Events  City-REDI and the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce held a launch event for the Birmingham Economic Review on 21 October 2021. Media The Birmingham Economic Review received coverage in the Express and Star and Business Live.  Reports / publications released The Birmingham Economic Review 2021 – produced by City-REDI, University of Birmingham and the … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – October 2021”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – September 2021

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles will be presenting at the Innovation Places Summit 2021, organised by Connected Places Catapult on the 23rd of September 2021. Media engagements / News City-REDI / WMREDI are involved in a University of Birmingham partnership with UAE Ministry policymakers to help with its regional economic development. … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – September 2021”

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”