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The Centre for mobility and spatial planning (AMRP) is a multidisciplinary and international oriented research-teaching group of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at the Ghent University. AMRP is focused on the elaboration of co-evolutionary planning in reference to new spatial challenges, such as cohousing, sustainable mobility, evolutionary (mainport) economy, resilient water management, energy transition, urban health and climate change, according to the principles of actor-relational governance.  Object of attention are the unique features of the Flemish urban landscape as part of the ‘horizontal metropolitan conditions’ of the Eurodelta of the Rhine, Meuse and Scheldt. 

AMRP is involved in the Institute for Sustainable Mobility (IDM) of the Ghent University, facilitator of the platform 'denktank klimaatadaptatie Vlaanderen (DKA) and coordinator of the present ‘Policy Research Center on Spatial Development Flanders’ (Steunpunt Ruimte). The center organizes prestigious international congresses on a regular basis and awards an annual prize for the best paper and PhD in the field of Spatial Development and Mobility.

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Vacature academic researcher Watermanagement

The departments search for an academic researcher with the topic: watermanagement. You can find the vacancy on: https://www.ugent.be/en/work/vacancies/scientific/academic-researcher-watermanagement-spatial-6axgj.

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Resistance against zone 30 is growing

60% of the Belgians are against the speedlimit of 30 km/hour. That's a quadruplication from 2016. Dirk Lauwers tries to find an answer in "De Standaard".

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No drivers license, less job opportunities

If you have no drivers license, you have less change to find a job in Flanders (-72%). This is one of the conclusions of the phd of Koos Fransen (De Standaard). 

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