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Litter makes people think crime is more prevalent

Our latest 'rubbish research' proves seeing litter makes people anticipate more incivilities and think crime is getting worse

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Membership of the IPM gives you recognised professional standing. As an IPM member you are at the forefront of developments within place management research, policy and practice. As part of the Manchester Metropolitan University, the IPM invests its income in developing its members, through research, education and networking. If you are serious about improving places then we are serious about you. We will give you the information you need, raise the profile of your work and influence policy makers to help you make places better.

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IPM Conference, Manchester 7th-8th September

INCLUSIVE PLACEMAKING: We want to understand more about placemaking as a participatory and inclusive practice which connects individuals into networks of place-based action and results, in the context of austerity, devolution, and local responsibility. Preliminary programme now available.

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What is place management?

We have defined place management as "a coordinated, area-based, multi-stakeholder approach to improve locations, harnessing the skills, experiences and resources of those in the private, public and voluntary sectors". Put simply, it is the process of making places better and the Institute exists to support people who are doing or wish to do precisely that.
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BIDs

IPM announce exciting new partnership with BIDS.

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Latest News

7 reasons to join us in Manchester in September for a programme of placemaking

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Latest Journal

Journal of Place Management and Development, the IPM's Official Journal. Volume 10 Issue 2 now out

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