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The Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Department of Politics and International Relations are organising a full programme of seminars with visiting speakers this semester.

A new paper by Dr Chiara Luchino takes a quantitative look at the performance of various eco-city initiatives in China to date, finding that in many cases they are falling below expectations.

A new paper by Professor John Zacharias reviews the limited progress on eco-cities in China to date and suggests alternative pathways towards urban sustainability.

Proposals for contributions are invited for Monsoon Waters, the second in a series of symposia convened by Monsoon Assemblages, taking place at the University of Westminster on 12-13 April 2018. The submission deadline is 8 January 2018.

A new book, Sustainable Cities in Asia, has been published, edited by Federico Caprotti and Li Yu, partners of the SMART-ECO project.

This year's Graduate School Annual Lecture will be held on Thursday 23 November at 5pm, in Fyvie Hall, 309 Regent Street.

The Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Department of Politics and International Relations are organising a full programme of seminars with visiting speakers this semester.

Claire Tranter, Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Westminster, who was announced recipient of the highly competitive BPS POST Postgraduate Award last year, has now successfully finished her Fellowship by publishing a briefing note on migration.

The Centre for the Study of the Production of the Built Environment (ProBE), has published their updated business plan for 2017.

The University of Westminster is committed to supporting postdoctoral and early career fellowships. We are keen to consider eligible applications from suitable PhD students and early career researchers of postdoctoral standing, whether or not they have a current affiliation with the University.

A new essay by Yonn Dierwechter, Tassilo Herrschel and Gerd Lintz introduces the concept of ‘smart city-regional governance’.

Academics from the ProBE research group to present research on post-war building workers at the Scottish Oral History Centre.

Dr Colin Gleeson, Principal Lecturer in the Department of Property and Construction in the University’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, has been a joint author of a recently published data analysis of heat pump installations from the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme.

Applications are now open for funded research studentships at the Centre for the Study of Democracy.

A new paper by three members of the International Eco-Cities Initiative investigates the role of the public in smart city initiatives.

The Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture at Westminster Law School was delighted to continue its ongoing collaboration with Sheridans at this sold out event held in the historic Boardroom at the University of Westminster on 6 March.

Dr Kathlyn Wilson, Professor Peter Urwin and Dr Angela Wright have been awarded a research contract from Imperial College London.

We are delighted to congratulate Roisin Curran on achieving her Doctorate in Professional Studies (Higher Education Practice) degree at Westminster Business School. She achieved her doctorate on 23 February 2017 for her work on ‘A Framework for Student Staff Partnership in Higher Education’.

Dr Colin Gleeson, Reader in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Westminster Business School Research Associate Melahat Sahin-Dikmen and Professor Linda Clarke from the Westminster Business School have been appointed for a two-year, ten-country research project on Vocational Education and Training for Low Energy Construction (VET4LEC).

The Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies (WIAS) hosted on Friday 3 March a discussion between Indian politician Shashi Tharoor and Professor Daya Thussu, Co-Director of the India Media Centre at the University of Westminster.

Social Media: A Critical Introduction (2017) is a critical guide for all students and scholars of media studies and sociology. This new edition published by Sage includes timely new chapters on China and the digital ‘sharing economy’.

The Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Department of Politics and International Relations are organising a full programme of seminars with visiting speakers for Semester 2.

On 6 December the Graduate School welcomed Professor Carenza Lewis to give this year’s Annual Lecture.

Critical Digital and Social Media Studies is a new book series edited by Professor Christian Fuchs on behalf of the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies and published by the University of Westminster Press (UWP). We invite submissions of book proposals that fall into the scope of the series.

Loraine Leeson’s Active Energy project has received the Best Arts and Green Energy award from Regen SW.

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