I have research interests in a range of fields encompassing Spatial Planning, Local and Regional Economic Development, Urban Theory and Politics, and Sub-national Governance and Policy.
Research group membership
Coordinator of Planning, Policy and Governance research group
Research grants and awards
Examples of recent projects:
The Leverhulme Trust: Global Science Scapes: Dimensions of Transnationalism Network Lead, with partners at University College London, Stanford University, National Taiwan University, Korea University, University of Twente and National University of Singapore, September 2014 - February 2017. Project website available at globalsciencespaces.org
RTPI South East Branch The Past in the future: the role of planning cultures and legacies in delivering growth in the South East September 2014 - July 2015. Primary Investigator, with Prof N.Phelps, UCL.
DCLG Research into Attitudes and Behaviour towards the New Homes Bonus January 2014 - April 2014, Co-investigator with partners at the University of Sheffield, Herriot-Watt University and Hannah Hickman Consultancy.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation Planning obligations: what factors deliver affordable homes and what alternatives are there? September 2013-June 2014, Co-investigator, with Sue Brownill (PI), Yougha Cho, Ramin Keivani
RTPI (SPIRE) Delivering growth? Planning and growth management in the South East August-November 2013. Primary Investigator, with Prof N.Phelps, UCL
RICS Education Trust Planning for growth in the South East: Pilot study of ‘Science Vale UK, Oxfordshire’ July 2011-June 2012. PI, with Prof. N.Phelps, UCL