PhD students

Current PhD students

  • Katie Sumner (2015 start) Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures (Main supervisor)
    Disrupting the Rhythm: disruption and energy demand
  • Vaibhav Kaul (2014 start) University of Sheffield Vice-Chancellor’s Indian Scholarship (Main supervisor)
    Understanding and enhancing the adaptation and resilience of remote high-altitude Himalayan communities to hydrometeorological extremes in a changing climate
  • Ava Maria Shackleford (2013 start) ESRC White Rose (Main supervisor)
    Growing Sustainable Food Systems from the Grassroots
  • Lewis Cameron (2012 start) ESRC White Rose Social Sciences DTC Studentship (Main supervisor)
    Optimising Energy Access for Sustainable Development in Remote Regions.
  • Trevor Ballance (Co-supervisor)
    Employing Social Practice Theory in the Understanding of Sustainable Practices at a Japanese University

Former PhD students

  • Dr Ian Humphrey (2011 start) Faculty studentship (Main supervisor)
    Digging for sustainability: Socio-cultural perspectives on alternative food initiatives
  • Dr Jo Oldfield (2010 start) EPSRC (Co-supervisor)
    Planning for low carbon communities
  • Dr Huw Birch (2010 start) EPSRC E-futures DTC studentship (Co-supervisor)
    Methods for predicting and controlling the benefits and behaviours of renewable energy
  • Dr Hannah Lambie-Mumford ESRC White Rose (Main supervisor)
    Emergency food provision in the UK: Understanding its rise and implications
  • Dr Rosie Emeny (2014) ESRC (Primary supervisor)
    Performing the Rural Through Materialities : Thinking Critically About Cars
  • Dr Nick Piper (2014) ERC (Co-supervisor)
    Consuming popular food media 
  • Dr Robin Lovelace (2013) EPSRC (Co-supervisor)
    The energy costs of commuting: a spatial microsimulation approach
  • Dr Annabel Townsend (2012) ESRC (Co-supervisor)
    Spilling the Beans: quality and waste in the speciality coffee industry
  • Dr Anna Krzywoszynska (2012) ESRC
    We produce under this sky
  • Dr Joby Williams (2011) ESRC (Co-supervisor)
    'The Ethic of Regard': Artisan Practice and The Stuff of Food