Introducing four new Postdoctoral Research Fellows

The Urban Studies Foundation is pleased to announce that four new Postdoctoral Research Fellows will begin USF-funded projects in 2022. The Fellows will begin their research programmes at host institutions in Italy, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Each three-year project will focus on a range of research themes and cities, including: Cape Town and Johannesburg […]

Seven USF grants awarded for research into pandemics and cities

The USF is excited to announce the outcome of a new seed-funding award for research into pandemics and cities. The Pandemics and Cities research funding scheme ran during late 2021, and aimed to provide four awards of up to GBP 25,000 towards partnered urban research on Covid-19 and other infectious diseases. The scheme was very […]

Recruiting now: USF Trustee (African urban studies)

The deadline for applications to this position is 11th April 2022, at 23:59 GMT. The Urban Studies Foundation (USF) seeks to recruit a specialist in African cities and urban studies to sit on its Board of Trustees, from summer 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter). The successful candidate should ideally be located on the […]

Knowledge Mobilisation Awards

The USF is excited to announce the funding of eleven exciting proposals from our current awardees for knowledge mobilisation projects, which will take place over the coming two years. Each small grant, typically in the region of £5,000, will fund projects in countries including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Greece, India, Nigeria, Tanzania, the United Kingdom and […]

Eleven new International Fellows in 2021

The USF is excited to announce that a record number of International Fellowship awards have been made in 2021, reflecting a significantly increased commitment of funding to the scheme from this year onwards. A total of eleven awards have been made to researchers from Global South countries, in order to support them with the development […]