Mobilising Landscape Education: Research Colloquium

Cemore welcomes you to our latest Research Colloquium hosted by our visiting researcher Margherita Cisani! 19th March, 1pm-3pm, Bowland Seminar Room 08. Landscape education is a topic that is recently gaining momentum: it is the object of forthcoming...
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Is there an App for that? Data Mobilities and Disaster CeMoRe @ Campus in the City: 9 and 13th March 2019

Imagine how communities and emergency agencies will respond to disasters like Storm Desmond in the future. Mobile technologies, drones, sensors, artificial intelligence, data analysis and mapping techniques will play an ever greater role, as will citizen…
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Serious Play: Futures of Disaster Risk Management 5-7 April 2019

Monika Buscher is presenting serious gaming as a method for training incident commanders in humanitarian response, and leading a set of workshops at the Bavarian Disaster Risk Management Congress. 11. Bayerischer Katastrophenschutz-Kongress mit 7....
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Mobilising Social Science: ESRC IAA Launch 2 April 2019

We are excited to inform you that Lancaster University recently received formal confirmation of funding for our Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Impact Acceleration Account (IAA). Cemore Director Monika Buscher, the Academic Lead for the ESRC IAA says:...
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Book Launch: Bicycle Utopias – Cosmin Popan 19 February 2019

Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009),...
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THE CENTRE FOR MOBILITIES RESEARCH

Cemore initiated the new mobilities paradigm in the social sciences, arts, humanities and sciences. It was the first such centre (founded in 2003 by John Urry and Mimi Sheller) and continues to be at the heart of this burgeoning global field. Mobilities research develops a deeper and broader understanding of contemporary challenges through social science as a transdisciplinary endeavour.  It encompasses the analysis of the global, national and local movements of people, objects, capital, information and material things combining together to engender the economic and social patterning of life.

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