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Research interests

My research interests include sustainable urban development, urban regeneration, regional development, and water conflicts. I am currently working on projects relating to flood risk management, interest groups in planning, environmental controversies and the uneven impacts of austerity policies.


I am happy to talk to potential students interested in undertaking research degrees.  I have supervised 23 post graduate research students through to successful completion. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hull

Areas of expertise

  • G Geography (General)
  • Planning
  • Hazards
  • urban development

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Sustainable Futures
  • Digital Futures
  • Manchester Urban Institute


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