Category: Press releases and media engagement

Press releases and media engagement

Federico Caprotti becomes Turing Fellow

Dr Federico Caprotti (Principal Investigator of our smart-eco cities project) recently became a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute for 2018-2020, to continue working on smart cities and urban futures. This is one of 22 prestigious two-year fellowships allowing researchers to spend a proportion of their time at The Alan Turing Institute headquarters in London, …

Press releases and media engagement

Press Release: Public Must Help Shape Smart Cities

(Text from University of Exeter press release 17 October 2018)   The public must play a key role in the ongoing “smart cities” revolution, researchers say. The term smart city refers to places where digital data is collected and used to run services – ranging from traffic lights that minimise queues to health apps that …

Conferences and workshops, Press releases and media engagement

Bordeaux Métropole Event

Our colleagues Eric Jolivet and Rob Cowley presented at a workshop on ‘Smart Cities: studies, rankings and perspectives’ organised by Bordeaux Métropole, as part of the city’s ongoing Semaine Digitale activities, on 1 February 2018. The panel also included Rushi Rama (Future Cities Catapult, UK), Rudolf Giffinger (Professor in the Dept. of Urban and Regional Research at …

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Linjun Xie Wins International ‘Green Talents’ Award

We’re proud to announce that Linjun Xie, a member of our China research team, was recently honoured with a prestigious ‘Green Talents’ award by the German Federal Ministry of Education & Research.  She was one of 25 winners, chosen from a pool of 602 applicants from around the world. Linjun was the only Chinese scholar …

Conferences and workshops, Press releases and media engagement

Australia and China: July Conference Presentations

Our team members presented research at two major conferences in July: the Ecocity World Summit 2017, in Melbourne (Australia) the 2017 (12th) Conference on Urban Development and Planning, held in Haikou City, Hainan Province (China) In Melbourne, Frans Sengers presented a comparative analysis of institutional arrangements for smart city experiments in Amsterdam, Ningbo, and Hamburg (download …

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Spreading the Word Across Asia

28 June 2016 We’ve been sharing our thoughts far and wide during the last few weeks. During May, our team member Philipp Späth gave two lectures in China, at Tongji University (Shanghai), and the Swanport Café (Beijing), on the subject of ‘The Smart City in Germany? Reconsidering the Challenges of Sustainable Urban Development’ (德国智慧城市- 城市可持续发展挑战再考). …