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FAPESP-ESRC-NWO Joint Call for Proposals on Sustainable Urban Development – deadline 23 September 2014

The aim of this call is to strengthen research cooperation between researchers from the state of São Paulo, Brazil, the UK and the Netherlands by funding joint research projects in the field of Sustainable Urban Development. This joint call asks for an approach from a variety of perspectives and social science disciplines and enables and encourages multidisciplinary research. Three research themes have been identified; Resilience, Social Justice, Governance and democracy as well as the following cross-cutting policy areas: Infrastructure and the built environment; Economies and livelihoods; Poverty, inequality and vulnerability.

The ESRC has made available approximately €2.4 million (£2 million) to fund British aspects of proposals. The provided budget will enable 6-12 projects to be granted funding.

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