Skip to main content

Dr Juliet Carpenter

Senior Research Fellow

School of the Built Environment

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

Juliet Carpenter

Juliet Carpenter is a Senior Research Fellow with research interests in urban regeneration, community engagement, participation in planning, innovation and competitiveness in urban-regional economies; regional economic development; EU Structural Funds.

Research group membership

Juliet is a member of the "Spatial Planning Research Group" in the School of the Built Environment.

Research grants and awards

  • 2017-2020, Co-Creation - Funded by Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: RISE programme, PI,
  • 2015-2016, Affordable Housing and Planning Obligations - Funded by the Central Research Fund, Oxford Brookes University
  • 2012-2014, Marie Curie Research Fellow, based at L’Institut d’Urbanisme de Lyon "Urban Regeneration Governance for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Cities: An International Comparison of France and the UK"
  • 2012-2014, Co-investigator (with Dr Christina Horvath, now at University of Bath) on AHRC Research Network related to the social inclusion and cultural expression in the French suburbs - funded by AHRC (

Research projects

  • 2017-2020 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship, based at the University of British Colombia, Vancouver. “Social Sustainability and Urban Regeneration Governance”.
  • 2017, Co-Creation: Addressing Stigmatization in Disadvantaged Urban Neighbourhoods - Funded by Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: RISE programme. PI.

Further information

Co-Creation (EU-funded Horizon 2020 project):



Journal articles

  • Carpenter J, Verhage R, 'Lyon City Profile'
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Carpenter J, 'Giving a voice to the banlieues? Spaces of participation in urban regeneration projects'
    Francosphères (2014)
    ISSN: 2046-3820 eISSN: 2046-3820
  • Carpenter J, 'Regeneration and the Legacy of Thatcherism'
    Métropolitiques (2014)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Simmie J, Sternberg R and Carpenter J, 'New technological path creation: evidence from the British and German wind energy industries'
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics 24 (4) (2014) pp.875-904
    ISSN: 0936-9937 eISSN: 0936-9937
    Abstract Website
  • Carpenter J, 'Social enterprise and urban regeneration: A model for the future?'
    Quality of Life Journal (Calitatea Vietii) (2013)
    ISSN: 1018-0389 eISSN: 1018-0389
  • Simmie J, Conti E, Carpenter J, Povinelli F, Kipshagan M, 'Innovation and new path creation: the role of niche environments in the development of the wind power industry in Germany and the UK'
    European Spatial Research and Policy 19 (2) (2012) pp.87-101
    ISSN: 1231-1952 eISSN: 1231-1952
    Abstract Website
  • Carpenter J, 'Money's too tight to mention? Urban regeneration in a recession and beyond: The case of Oxford'
    Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal (2011)
    ISSN: 1752-9638 eISSN: 1752-9638
  • Valler D, Carpenter J, 'New Labour's Spaces of Competitiveness'
    Local Economy 25 (5) (2010) pp.438-456
    ISSN: 0269-0942 eISSN: 0269-0942
    Abstract Website
  • Durning B, Carpenter J, Glasson J, Butina Watson G, 'The spiral of knowledge development: professional knowledge development in planning'
    Planning Practice and Research 25 (4) (2010) pp.497-516
    ISSN: 0269-7459 eISSN: 0269-7459
    Abstract Website
  • Brownill S, Carpenter J, 'Governance and 'integrated' planning: the case of sustainable communities in the Thames Gateway, England'
    Urban Studies 46 (2) (2009) pp.251-274
    ISSN: 0042-0980 eISSN: 0042-0980
    Abstract Website
  • Carpenter J, Brownill S, 'Approaches to democratic involvement: widening community engagement in the English planning system'
    Planning Theory and Practice 9 (2) (2008) pp.227-248
    ISSN: 1464-9357 eISSN: 1464-9357
    Abstract Website
  • Simmie J, Carpenter J, 'Towards an evolutionary and endogenous growth theory explanation of why regional and urban economies in England are diverging'
    Planning Practice and Research 23 (1) (2008) pp.101-124
    ISSN: 0269-7459 eISSN: 0269-7459
  • Brownill S, Carpenter J, 'Increasing participation in planning: Emergent experiences of the reformed planning system in England'
    Planning Practice and Research 22 (4) (2007) pp.619-634
    ISSN: 0269-7459 eISSN: 0269-7459
  • Brownill S, Carpenter J, 'Participation and planning: Dichotomies, rationalities and strategies for power'
    Town Planning Review 78 (4) (2007) pp.401-428
    ISSN: 0041-0020 eISSN: 0041-0020
  • Carpenter J, 'Addressing Europes Urban Challenges: Lessons From the Eu Urban Community Initiative'
    Urban Studies 43 (2006) pp.2145-2162
    ISSN: 0042-0980 eISSN: 0042-0980

Book chapters

  • Carpenter J, 'Assembling multi-level governance in regeneration: An international comparison between France and Britain' in Cole A, Payre R (ed.), Cities as Political Objects, Edward Elgar (2016)
    ISBN: 9781784719890
    Abstract Website
  • Carpenter J, 'Sustainable urban regeneration within the European Union: A case of 'Europeanization'?' in The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration, Routledge (2013)
    ISBN: 978-0-415-53904-3
  • Carpenter J, 'Integrated urban regeneration and sustainability: approaches from the European Union' in Colantonio A, Dixon T (ed.), Social sustainability and urban regeneration: best practice from European cities, Wiley (2011)
    ISBN: 978-1-4051-9419-8
    Abstract Website

Other publications

  • Simmie J, Carpenter J, Chadwick A , Martin R, 'History matters path dependence and innovation in British city-regions'
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Durning B, Glasson J, Carpenter J, Butina Watson G, 'Professional knowledge development for sustainable communities'
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Butina Watson G, Carpenter J, Brownill S, Durning B, Reeve A, 'Thames Gateway Evidence Review'
    ISSN: eISSN:


Carpenter J and Horvath C (2016) “Voices and Images from the Banlieue: Towards co-creation of knowledge”, PoLIS Seminar, Bath University, 5th May 2016

Carpenter J (2016) “Urban policy, the EU and the UK: future perspectives?”, Cities of Tomorrow, 2nd international Seminar, “After the Riga Declaration, Towards an EU Urban Agenda”, Milan 16th January 2016

Carpenter J, Dlabac O and Zwicky R (2015) “The democratic foundations of the Just City: Comparing urban planning politics in Lyon and Zurich”, AESOP International Congress, 13-16 July 2015, Prague

Carpenter J (2015) “Urban Policy and Regeneration: A UK (and French and EU) Perspective”, Cities of Tomorrow, 1st International Seminar, Seville, 4th December 2015

Carpenter J (2014) « La représentation de la banlieue à travers la co-création des images : L’expérience de Banlieue Network », Journée d’Etudes « Les médiations visuelles de la ville : la photographie comme image, archive, média », Lyon 12 December 2014

Carpenter J (2014) Listening for ‘unheard voices’?: Urban regeneration governance in France and England, IPSA International conference, Montreal, July 2014

Carpenter J (2014) Multilevel governance and the relationship between neighbourhood and city governance mechanisms: An international comparison bertween France and the UK, Triangle International Conference, Lyon, November 2014