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TURAS makes national TV and press headlines in Croatia

The TURAS Mobile Green Living Room has generated much media and public attention on its journey through Europe. Nowhere more than Zagreb...
Siobhan McQuaid
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Expo : le « Green Living Room » débarque à Bruxelles

Le 18 septembre, venir voir la performance de théâtre de rue qui se tiendra dans la zone autour du 'Green Living Room'
Siobhan McQuaid
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Collaborating Communities event packed out...

The one day conference and workshop hosted by Dublin City Council and the EU TURAS project has reached maximum capacity weeks beforehand.
Siobhan McQuaid
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London lines up street celebrations to welcome Green Living Room

From face painting to massages, yoga to clay modelling, come along and join the fun at the Green Living Room, Barking Town Square Aug 24/25
Siobhan McQuaid
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TURAS Mobile Green Living Room previewed in ICLEI 2016

The TURAS Mobile Green Roadshow arrives in Bonn for preview at ICLEI 2016 Resilient Cities Conference. Come, relax and smell the flowers:-)
Siobhan McQuaid
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TURAS supports Bridgefoot Park Community Campaign by working with community, local authority and UCD Landscape Architecture Students.

All are welcome to Pop in to our Pop Up Event... a fun way to contribute your ideas for what you would like for Bridgefoot Park.
Roisin Byrne
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New TURAS paper on Nature Based Solutions

New #turasGI research on regionally-focused biodiversity-led multifunctional approach to urban green infrastructure http://bit.ly/1U6Swtf
Stuart Connop
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Derbyshire St Pocket Park designers Greysmith Associates win Landscape Insitute Award

@lukegreysmith and @TowerHamletsNow win #LIAwards for Derbyshire St Pocket Park
Stuart Connop
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The 51st ISOCARP 2015 Congress Cities Save the World – Let’s Reinvent Planning, 17-23 October 2015, The Netherlands – Belgium - Germany

The 51st ISOCARP 2015 Congress Cities Save the World – Let’s Reinvent Planning, 17-23 October 2015, The Netherlands–Belgium-Germany
Nataša Pichler - Milanović
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EU wide market and innovation potential of Helix recognised at EU workshop

EU wide market and innovation potential of Helix Pflanzen recognised at EU workshop, see more at www.plant-systems.com
Anja Dittmann
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Welcome to our new team member - Dr Travis O'Doherty!

New team member: Dr Travis O'Doherty has joined us!
Lucelia Rodrigues
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New TURAS publication on biosolar green roofs

New TURAS publication on green roofs and PVs http://bit.ly/1Jmjd2w @uelSRI #turasGI
Stuart Connop
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New TURAS publication on urban green space

New study: importance of careful designing of urban #greenspace for #ecosystem services provision: http://t.co/wI7u4s6VJU
Marthe Derkzen
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UEL's SRI work with Urban Green Infrastructure SME

@uelSRI established an innovative #turasGI urban greening project. Initial results promising for Aquaten plant irrigation material
Stuart Connop
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Heat Atlases in Local Energy Planning - Leaflet now available

The Heat Atlases in Local Energy Planning leaflet gives a concise overview of heat atlas applications.
Svenja Schuchmann
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PhD studentship opportunities in urban resilience @ UEL

Funded PhD studentships just released by UEL. Prioritising projects on SMART, healthy, liveable and resilient cities http://bit.ly/1Kqf67L
Stuart Connop
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TURAS study finds spider species new to UK on biosolar roof

SRI TURAS study finds new spider species to UK, Tegenaria hasperi, on Olympic Park biosolar roof #turasGI
Stuart Connop
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Reusing Dublin launched

Reusing Dublin successfully launched #reusingdublin
Aoife Corcoran
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Research Fellow Vacancy - Research and Development in Urban Resilience and Sustainability

Want to work with the TURAS team? Nottingham has a research fellow vacancy: goo.gl/WqiXuX
Lucelia Rodrigues
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Connect the Dots in Dublin this Thursday?

Come along to the next Connect the Dots potluck dinner on March 5th and engage with others on vacant space discussions...
Siobhan McQuaid
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Let's create a European Network of agro-ecological regions

Let's create a European Network of agro-ecological regions
Patrick Van Den Abeele
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EC share new orientation towards Innovating Cities with Nature

At the Turas "Resilient Cities" conference, Birgit De Boissezon, EC Head of Unit introduced the new orientation towards "Re-naturing Cities"
Siobhan McQuaid
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TURAS initiatives in new exhibition

Two TURAS initiatives are featured in a new exhibition on flood resilient urban landscapes
Stuart Connop
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Time for a treat from TURAS?

Which TURAS outcome would you like to try?
Siobhan McQuaid
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Belgrade selected to join 100 Resilient Cities

Belgrade selected to join 100 Resilient Cities. More on http://www.100resilientcities.org/blog#/-_Yz45NTk1MidpPTEocz5j/
Petar Nikolov
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3rd award at the 23rd International urban planners' exhibition in Belgrade

3rd award at the International exhibition for the Study on residential preferences of people in Kaludjerica as a suburban area of Belgrade
Jasna Petrić
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Urban Agriculture – Closing the Loop in Nottingham

TURAS puts @NottsNosh in contact with Nottingham celebrity chef @Satbains1 to explore the formation of a cooperative to close the food loop
Lucelia Rodrigues
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Resilience 2014

Check out TURAS at Resilience 2014
Marcus Collier
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Green Infrastructure Workshop in Dublin

Successful TURAS Green Infrastructure workshop in Dublin: nature's technology for building resilience
Marcus Collier
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TURAS Visits New Partners in Taichung, Taiwan

2 new partners from Taiwan join TURAS - bringing unique expertise in GIS and augmented reality!
Marcus Collier
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University of Westminster joins TURAS as an External Partner

Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the University of Westminster joins TURAS as an External Partner
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Green Apple Awards

UEL's TURAS Beetle Bump wins Silver in the Green Apple Sustainable Development Awards 2013
Stuart Connop
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TURAS Beetle Bump wins Green Apple Award for UEL

The innovative TURAS brownfield landscaping Beetle Bump project won UEL a Silver award at the 2013 Green Apple Sustainability Awards for the
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To what extent does green infrastructure improvement act as a catalyst for economic growth?

To what extent does green infrastructure improvement act as a catalyst for economic growth? Assessment of the international and UK evidence
Stefan Webb
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Buglife Case Study on UEL's Beetle Bump goes live

Buglife Case Study on UEL's Beetle Bump goes live
Stuart Connop
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TURAS wins special award

TURAS a winner!
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TURaS Green Wall competition launched in Stuttgart

10 municipalities in the Greater Stuttgart Region have been invited to compete for the creation of an Urban Comfort Zone featuring Green Wall Infrastructure in their municipality.
Eva-Maria Stumpp
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Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn meets TURAS

Visit to TURAS from Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn
Marcus Collier
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Launch of TURaS project

7-8th November 2011: 16 European cities met in Dublin to launch the TURaS project an FP7 initiative on urban resilience and sustainability. The project brings together researchers with local authorities and citizens to work out new approaches to urban environmental challenges.
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Award for Barking Riverside

Barking Riverside wins award for integrating biodiversity into design.
Stuart Connop
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Green Wall Construction Begins

Helix breaks ground on first green wall experiment
Marcus Collier
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NEW! TURAS Work Package 3 Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsIJQdbzGvQ
Marcus Collier
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Official Green Wall opening in Ludwigsburg, 30th of April 2014

Official opening of the Green Wall in Ludwigsburg, 30th of April 2014
Katrin Gölsdorf