Research interests: understanding processes of social, economic and political change in less-developed countries.
Research interests: the governance of place, space and territory; devolution and decentralisation in both a UK and international context; exploring the role of partnership working and network management in the governance of territory.
Research interests: international business management, economic geography and migration studies.
Research interests: environmental sustainability, and more specifically, community action, energy and climate change and sustainable environments.
Research interests: educational futures, digital cultures, university futures, engaged and co-produced research.
Dr Jon Fox, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Research interests: nationalism, ethnicity, racism and migration.
Research interests: geographies of education and learning, the application of spatial statistics and geodemographics in marketing, public policy and urban geography.
Research interests: individual and family-based theoretical interventions to lifestyle behaviour change.
Research interests: Urban Economics, Labour Economics, Political Economy and Economic History; spatial disparities in the distribution of human capital, innovative activities and entrepreneurship that explain differences in regional economic development.
Research interests: dynamic slope hydrology and stability modelling with a particular focus on urban landslide risk management in the Humid Tropics; engaged by The World Bank as Consultant Landslide Risk Management Specialist.
Research interests: cross-national comparative research on Housing Assets and Intergenerational Dynamics in East Asian Societies, which is an ESRC funded project.
Research interests: governance and social policy, cities and citizenship; Co-Editor of the ISI ranked International Journal of Social Policy.
Research interests: contemporary and classical social theory, built & urban space and political ecology.
Research interests: how law, legality and maps construct space, place and ‘the local’; property, planning and environmental law.
Research interests: global and transnational history in the twentieth century.
Research interests: participatory, co-produced research with community and voluntary organisations and cultural institutions; space, place and future cities.
Research interests: trying to better understand how the places in which individuals live interact with the outcomes that they experience over their life course.
Research interests: housing policy and the housing system, also touching on complexity and systems thinking, urban technologies, infrastructure and place-based leadership.
Research interests: Housing Law and Policy and Social Theory.
Research interests: access to urban water services in comparative perspective, the rise of the regulatory state in the developing world, sub-national and local dimensions of climate change policy in developing countries.
Research interests: energy and climate service business models; energy and climate policy; sustainability.
Research interests: molecular and isotopic proxies for biogeochemical processes in modern and ancient sediments.
Research interests: British history from 1700 to 1860, especially the history of radicalism and protest movements and the comparative study of famines and famine relief c.1700 to the present.
Research interests: empirical analysis of firm location decisions, productivity, innovation and the effects of foreign direct investment; Applied Microeconomics and Industrial Economics.
Research interests: the social and political history of South Africa, and more specifically the relations between South Africa and the rest of the world over the course of the past century.
Research interests: local and urban governance studies.