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24/11/2015 13:17

24 November 2015 

On-line recruitment agency Totaljobs have conducted a survey of opinion concerning night tube amongst workers and hospitality employers in London. The survey reveals general optimism and some unanswered questions and concerns about security on the network and the effects on residential communities. 

Click here to read the Totaljobs Blog. 

 

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06/10/2015 15:12

Phil is invited speaker at the Battle of Ideas Festival 2015 to be held on 18 October at The Barbican, London. 

Phil will join a panel to discuss issues around the '24-hour city' raised by the soon-to-be-implemented night tube services in London which will run throughout the night at weekends. 

Other participants include representatives of Transport for London and the Night-time Industries Association. 

For further details see: Battle of Ideas: Up all night: can we handle a 24-hour city?

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16/04/2015 10:57

Phil was an invited speaker at this event in Nantes on 13-14 April 2015. The conference, one of the first of its kind in Europe, brought together political descision-makers including several Deputy Mayors of French cities, urban governance practitoners, NGOs working with young adult drinking/drug use, academics, researchers, journalists , key thinkers and commentators from across France. 

The conference was organised by the 'Collectif Culture Bar-Bars' the 'national federation of cafe cultures' (who represent French bar operators and live music promoters), in partnership with the City of Nantes and the Paris-based European Forum for Urban Security who are continuing their interest in developing effective pan-European nightlife strategies through information sharing between cities. Click here for further details 

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30/01/2015 16:17

Urban Studies, the international scholarly journal, has published its Special Issue on the 'Geographies of the Urban Night' (February 2015 Volume 52/3).

Phil contributed a Commentary on the work by numerous authors in the collection, together with an article he co-authored with Professor Fiona Measham of Durham University. 

This is the first collection of academic writing on the evening and night-time economy to appear in a major international journal, making it essential reading for professionals, researchers and students in this field of study. 

Further information may be found on the Urban Studies Journal Blogspot 

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13/11/2014 15:51

The European (EFUS) and the Italian Forum for Urban Security (IFSU) are to debate 'strategies for the management and prevention of conflict in public spaces’ at a conference in Bologna on 5 December 2014. Phil has been invited to present at this event. He will speak on the subject of 'Measurement and policy responses to crime and public nuisance in the evening and night-time economy', drawing from his experience of various research projects which have grappled with the issues of how to improve the evidence base to support public policy decision making.

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10/10/2013 10:38

Nantes, France, 14 June 2013 – Ten European cities presented their recommendations for improving the prevention and management of binge drinking among young people in public spaces, and called for a balanced approach taking into consideration public health and public order.

The conference was organised jointly by the European (Efus) and French Forum for Urban Security (FFSU) and held in Nantes (France) on 13 and 14 June 2013. Click here for further details

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29/04/2013 13:24

On 25 April 2013, the community of Hoylake in the Wirral hosted a discussion event concerning the future development of their town's evening and night-time economy. Phil was a guest speaker at this event, speaking alongside Alex Smith, Programme Manager of the Purple Flag Accreditation Scheme. Phil was able to give independent impartial advice both to those members of the audience hoping to promote more vibrant nightlife activities, as well as those residents concerned to address any issues of public nuisance. Representatives from the local council (officers and members), as well as a local police Sargeant, also spoke at the event. The event is to be followed by the drawing up of further proposals for supporting a welcoming night-time offer in the town.  

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30/01/2013 15:21

The Final Conference of a European Research Council (ERC) - funded research project led by Prof Kira Kosnick of Goethe University Frankfurt was held in January 2013. Phil was an invited speaker at the conference, which explored issues of social diversity and dominance in the night-time economy internationally. 

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