Urban Studies Events
Urban Studies at Glasgow (USG) organises a range of events on a regular basis for the benefit of staff, postgraduate researchers, students, academics from other institutions, policy-makers and practitioners, and members of the public and local communities. Click on the panels below to learn about recent or current events in our various series.
The Urban Studies Seminar Series
is sponsored by the McFie Bequest, and is open to all students and staff of the University as as well as people from outside the University.
Urban Studies Research Workshops
Convened by Dr Sohail Admad and Dr Varun Raturi, our Research Workshops are an opportunity for staff and postgraduate researchers to learn about each other’s work and to develop new research skills together.
City Planning Film Club
Curated by Dr Andrew Hoolachan, the City Planning Film Club is open to postgraduate students and staff.
Urban Theory Reading Group
Convened by Dr David Waite, the purpose of the Urban Theory Reading Group is to introduce or reinforce the importance of urban theory within urban studies.
The purpose of our Impact Lab is to provide a forum for discussion and refection on how knowledge exchange and impact can be developed within the subject area
UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference 2023
Planning on a Crisis Footing is the theme for the 2023 UK-Ireland Planning Conference to be hosted by the University of Glasgow from Monday 4 to Wednesday 6 September 2023.
John Smith Centre Power Hours
Each Power Hour session seeks to examine a different aspect of power in politics and public life
UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Research (CaCHE)
The Centre is a multidisciplinary partnership between academia, housing policy and practice. CaCHE researchers produce evidence and new research that contribute to tackling the UK’s housing problems at a national, devolved, regional, and local level
Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC)
SHLC is an international consortium of nine research partners aiming to strengthen capacity to address urban, health and education challenges in neighbourhoods across fast-growing cities in Africa and Asia
Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC)
UBDC promotes the use of big data and innovative research methods to improve social, economic and environmental well-being in cities