Find a supervisor.
You can find a human geography supervisor by looking at the table below.
Supervisors are categorised by their research cluster.
Initially, you should identify and approach a potential supervisor with compatible research interests and expertise. They will be able to help you to develop your proposed research ideas into a strong and viable project.
|Dr Dimitris Ballas||Social and spatial inequalities; the geography of happiness and well-being; European identity; spatial microsimulation; socio-economic applications of Geographical Information Systems|
|Dr Megan Blake||Food Poverty; Food in cities; Neoliberalism and Food; Food and 3rd sector organisations ; Urban Food Plans; Food and consumption; Food and tourism; Local Food; Consumer/retailor food waste; food and family practices.|
Area focus: East and Southern Africa but not limited to those areas
|Dr Jessica Dubow||Cultural/Critical Geography, Critical Theory, Continental Philosophy, Aesthetics, with specific emphasis on themes of exile, displacement, migration. Also, postcolonial theory, visual studies, South African history/culture.|
|Professor David Evans||Food losses in agricultural production; retailer involvement in initiatives for sustainable and healthy diets; (comparative approaches to) relationships between modes of food provisioning and patterns of food consumption; the distribution of responsibilities along commodity chains; food, ethnicity and nation.|
|Dr Desiree Fields||Urban geography, urban theory, financialization, digital urban geographies, housing, homelessness|
|Dr Daniel Hammett||Citizenship, activism, active citizenship, geopolitics, global south, civil society, global citizenship, cosmopolitanism.|
|Professor Peter Jackson||Social and cultural geography, Geographies of consumption, Food security.|
|Dr Juan Miguel Kanai||Varieties of urban Entrepreneurial Regimes including eco-entrepreneurialism and homo-entrepreneurialism; Culture-led regeneration; planetary urbanization; territorial design and infrastructure networks;|
|Dr Dorothea Kleine||Digital geographies, ICT4D, development theory, Fair Trade and ethical consumption.
Particularly, in the following areas:
|Professor Richard Philips||
Religious, ethnic and cultural difference; Transnational and multicultural sexuality politics; Geographies of curiosity; The world after empire; Historical geographies of sexuality; Geographies of race, racism, cultural racism and anti-racism
|Professor Jenny Pickerill||Eco-housing, eco-communities, environmentalism and community economies|
|Professor David Robinson||Housing; homelessness; urban transformations; new migration; community change; geography and public policy.|
|Dr Seth Schindler||Urbanization in the global South, infrastructure, urban metabolism, urban political ecology|
|Dr Deborah Sporton||Population and Development, International Migration and Asylum Seeking.|
|Dr Matt Watson||Theories of practice, sustainability and social change, especially in relation to energy, food, water, mobility, waste. Cultural geographies of energy and environment - reducing demand, reducing carbon intensity.|
Physical Geography applicants are invited to work on the projects listed below. These research projects have been curated by our research groups as areas for potential growth. Click on an item in the table below to learn more.