Upcoming Dates and Events

Find out about upcoming dates and events within the Competence Field Metropolitan Research.

Upcoming Events

Planning of a documentation for the conference - "Smart Metropolitan Solutions - Ways to Climate-Neutral and Resilient Cities"

On December 6, 2021, the participants addressed the questions "How can smart city approaches be used to meet current challenges of climate-neutral and resilient urban development from a social, technical and ecological perspective? What (un)desired side effects are associated with the smart city concept? How can resilience and sustainability be thought intelligently together?". These and other questions were the focus of the virtual conference "Smart Metropolitan Solutions - Pathways to Climate Neutral and Resilient Cities", hosted by the Competence Field Metropolitan Research (KoMet) of the Ruhr University Alliance in cooperation with the Emschergenossenschaft as part of the 3rd KoMet Day.

Currently, a booklet is being produced as a follow-up to the 3rd KoMet Day, presenting the contributions and summarizing the discussion of the concluding Digital Fishbowl.

If you have any questions, please contact the office of the Competence Field Metropolitan Research at metropolenforschung_at_uaruhr.de .

Ruhr Lecture 2021/22 Insights into the Research Field 'Mobility and Logistics' - Research Questions, Challenges and Solutions

This winter semester 2021/22, the Ruhr Lecture will focus on the topic "Mobility and Logistics". The researcher of the research field “Mobility and Logistic” from the competence field metropolitan research (KoMet)  will give the lectures on six Mondays (October25th, November 22nd, December 13th 2021, January 10th, January 17th, January 24th 2022) between 4 and 7 pm during the lecture period. As always, the lecture series will be held in English and will also take place completely virtually.

The access data for the virtual lecture series can be obtained by contacting metropolenforschung_at_uaruhr.de (not before October 2021).

Since 2013, the RUHR LECTURE has been organized by the Institute of Geography at Ruhr-University Bochum and the Faculty of Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University. They are now joined by the Joint Center "Urban Systems" at the University of Duisburg-Essen. As of the winter term 2016/17, the RUHR LECTURE is organized by the Competence Field „Metropolitan Research“ of the University Alliance Ruhr (UAR).

Program Ruhr Lecture 21/22

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