Current Research Projects

Lead staff member Project Funder Dates
Sam Burgum The London underground: squatting and direct housing action in the Alpha Territory Leverhulme Trust Oct 2017 - Oct 2020
Tom Goodfellow Urban development and the new 'scramble for Africa' ESRC Feb 2017 - Jul 2019
Tom Goodfellow Addressing the housing challenge in Ethiopia's industrial revolution Research England Feb 2019 - Jul 2019
John Henneberry Improving Wellbeing through Urban Nature NERC Jun 2016 - Jun 2019
Katie Higgins Successful business people and families in the North West Urban Studies Foundation May 2018 - May 2021
Charlotte Hoole Urban divisions post-Brexit ESRC Oct 2019 - Sep 2020
Cath Jackson Real estate, place adaptation and innovation within an integrated retail system (REPAIR) ESRC Oct 2018 - Sep 2021
Jim Kaufman Conditionality, activation and welfare to work ESRC Oct 2019 - Sep 2020
Melanie Lombard Improbable dialogues: participatory research as a strategy for reconciliation Newton RCUK-Colciensas May 2018 - Apr 2020
Paula Meth Living the urban periphery ESRC/NRF/Newton Fund Feb 2016 - Jun 2019
Aidan Mosselson Unseen Infrastructures: post-colonial migration, unseen labour and maintenance and repair in British cities Newton International Fellowship Mar 2018 - Mar 2020
Sarah Payne Green and blue infrastructure business cases NERC Oct 2018 - Mar 2020
Lindsay Sawyer Power, authority and land in Lagos Leverhulme Trust Sep 2018 - Aug 2021
Liz Sharp Mobilising citizens for adaptation NERC Jan 2019 - Jan 2020
Liz Sharp Blue Green Infrastructure through Social Innovation (BEGIN) Interreg North Sea Region Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Liz Sharp Twenty65 EPSRC Dec 2015 - Nov 2020
Malcolm Tait Working in the public interest ESRC Dec 2017 - Mar 2020
Zheng Wang Rebuilding the community after displacement British Academy Mar 2019 - Jan 2021
Craig Watkins UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) ESRC, AHRC, Joseph Rowntree Foundation Aug 2017 - May 2022

Recently completed projects

Lead staff member Project Funder
Rowland Atkinson Social inequalities and urban fragmentation strategies Newton Mobility Grant
Rowland Atkinson War in peacetime: urban violence and social trauma Max Batley Fund
Rowland Atkinson Challenging the stigmatisation of poverty and place-based disadvantage Australian Research Council
Rowland Atkinson Life in the 'Alpha Territory': London's 'super-rich' neighbourhoods ESRC
Rowland Atkinson Alpha territoriality in Hong Kong and London ESRC and Hong Kong Research Grant Council
Peter Bibby The future of rural settlement English Heritage
Peter Bibby Rural Urban Classification DEFRA
Heather Campbell Making knowledge that matters ESRC/N8
Steve Connelly Translation across borders AHRC
Lee Crookes Making air pollution in Sheffield visible RCUK
Gordon Dabinett Spatial planning systems and market towns in the UK Rural Research Institute, Korea
Richard Dunning New behavioural business practices RICS
Ed Ferrari Real Time Information plus ESRC/South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
Ed Ferrari Affordable housing need in Scotland Shelter Scotland
Ed Ferrari Travel to School: Understanding the interface between local housing markets and education markets ESRC
Ed Ferrari Strategic Housing Market Assessment Rotherham MBC
Ed Ferrari Sheffield Strategic Housing Market Assessment Sheffield City Council
Ed Ferrari Evidence: Dissemination housing research to practitioners ESRC
John Flint The Big Society, localism and housing policy - seminar series ESRC
John Flint Welfare conditionality: sanctions, support and behaviour change ESRC
Tom Goodfellow Cities and dominance: urban strategies for political settlement maintenance and change DfID
Tom Goodfellow The political economy of property taxation Institute of Development Studies
Tom Goodfellow Taxing the urban boom in Tanzania Norwegian Embassy Dar es Salaam
Tom Goodfellow Embedding property tax in the social contract: the Lagos experience Institute of Development Studies
John Henneberry Freedom to re-use property RICS
John Henneberry The English experience of 'soft' densification PUCA
John Henneberry Valuing attractive landscapes in the urban economy (VALUE) INTERREG
John Henneberry VALUE ADDED INTERREG
John Henneberry SEEDS INTERREG
Andy Inch Changing the culture of Scottish planning RICS
Cath Jackson The implicit pricing of property attributes RICS
Cath Jackson Changing priorities in investor decision-making: the sustainability agenda RICS
Paula Meth Experiences of domestic violence within decent settlements British Academy
Tom Moore Review of the Urban Community Land Trust project National Community Land Trust Network
Tom Moore Scaling-up social lettings: scope, impact and barriers Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Tom Moore Mitigating poverty for low income private renters Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Sarah Payne Land: value to capture? RICS Education Trust
Sarah Payne Green growth: increasing resilience in cities through delivery of GI-based solutions NERC
Sarah Payne Examining housebuilder behaviour in a recovering housing market British Academy
Sarah Payne Green shoots, green homes? RICS
Sarah Payne Towards zero carbon housing futures ESRC
Alasdair Rae Addressing transport barriers to work in low income neighbourhoods Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Alasdair Rae Connecting urban labour and deprived neighbourhoods Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Alasdair Rae Housing market search behaviour Bank of England
Alasdair Rae Links between housing and poverty over the lifecourse Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Alasdair Rae Searching for housing markets British Academy
Liz Sharp Reshaping the domestic nexus ESRC
Malcolm Tait Designing for Wellbeing in Environments for Later Life (DWELL) EPSRC
Craig Watkins Research in the incidence and value of s106 and CIL Dept for Communities and Local Government
Craig Watkins The value of planning RTPI
Craig Watkins Attitudes and behaviour towards the New Homes Bonus Dept for Communities and Local Government
Craig Watkins Ways of neighbourhood working and seeing - seminar series Economic and Social Research Council
Craig Watkins Construction, economic development and planning policies British Academy/Newton Fund
Aidan While Infrastructure and planning Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Aidan While Tackling poverty through planning and housing policy in city regions Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Aidan While Learning the lessons of the 'Voluntary Right to Buy' pilots National Housing Federation
Glyn Williams Mobility in the peripheries: a scoping project HEFCE
Glyn Williams Megaprojects and the reshaping of urban futures British Academy
Glyn Williams Self-help or social transformation? The role of women in local governance Research Council of Norway