Current Research Students

A list of current research students within the department is provided below.

Our students receive financial support to undertake their studies from a variety of sources. These include UK Research Councils (particularly ESRC and EPSRC), University funding (both fee waivers and scholarships offering maintenance funding), and overseas governments and funding organisations (e.g. CONACYT for students from Mexico).

Current students come from a range of countries including Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Iceland, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey and the UK.

Name Research Area Primary supervisor
Fatima Ajia Public communications in the adaptive water utility Liz Sharp
Sinan Akyuz Urban renewal in Turkey Lee Crookes
Salman Aldalbahi The housing market in Saudi Arabia Steve Connelly
Divine Asafo Land acquisition, land conflicts and its effect on housing production in peri-urban Accra, Ghana Paula Meth
Emily Ball Investigating the use of conditionality mechanisms in family-based interventions John Flint
Amy Beckett Expectations and realities of housing-driven economic growth in Doncaster Nicola Dempsey
Ryan Bellinson Realising Just Cities Beth Perry
Simon Benten Spatially sensitive measures of health inequality in England Alasdair Rae
Katherine Blaker Reconnecting planning, people and place in former industrial communities Heather Campbell
Helen Brown Attitudes and perceptions amongst older people of specialist housing Malcolm Tait
Rachael Bust Minerals planning - new goverment, new opportunity? Aidan While
Cihan Cagil The Istanbul International Financial Center and World City Planning in Istanbul Heather Campbell
Fiona Calder Involving customers in directing water supply and sewerage outcomes Liz Sharp
Carlo Chan Urban planning and ageing Malcolm Tait
Annie Cruz-Porter The digital city Heather Campbell
Debjani Dasgupta State-responsiveness, decentralisation and poverty-reduction in West Bengal, India Glyn Williams
Abdulla Difalla Slum development Ryan Powell
Lam Doan Predicting housing demand at the local level - Manchester and Sheffield Craig Watkins
John Erskine The informal economy in Yorkshire coalfield communities John Flint
Uyi Ezeanah Perceptions of housing standards in Nigeria Tom Goodfellow
Dario Ferrazzi Crime, criminality and urban space Rowland Atkinson
Sally Faulkner Vulnerable communities, collective bargaining and climate change adaptation Tom Goodfellow
Farah Haji Mustafa Tourism planning: “Building Marvel” as the main urban tourism product in attracting visitors Aidan While
Charlotte Hoole Deprivation, educational attainment and resilience in Doncaster, South Yorkshire Alasdair Rae
MinKi Jeong The relationship between urban digitisation and creativity in cities Ryan Powell
George Jewitt A better tomorrow: paternalism, totalitarianism, democracy Peter Bibby
Wu-Long Jhuang Contemporary indigenous hunting, wildlife conservation and indigenous development: A case study of the Turku people in East Taiwan Glyn Williams
Han Jiang Zero carbon housing in China Sarah Payne
Sarah Linn Syrian refugees in Istanbul and Amman Steve Connelly
Vanessa Lo Planning for housing in an ageing society Malcolm Tait
Zhen Lu Housing and schools - social justice in China Heather Campbell
Ruth Lucas House price affordability and its impact on family formation choices John Flint
Caroline McCalman Nuclear energy and the implications for environmentalism Steve Connelly
Anthony McLean Integrated urban infrastructures Aidan While
Fatima Mohammed Resettlement and rehabilitation initiatives in Nigeria Tom Goodfellow
Pu Niu ‘Deliberative democracy’ and the integration of the urban village into the city Paula Meth
Elvis Nyanzu Assessing social outcomes of property-led regeneration in urban neighbourhoods Alasdair Rae
Marion Oveson Civic universities and social justice Rowland Atkinson
Vidya Sagar Pancholi Towards substantive public participation in urban governance Glyn Williams
Jenny Patient Realising Just Cities Beth Perry
Alexandra Payling Realising Just Cities Tim May
Paul Raven Making infrastructure legible Liz Sharp
Morag Rose The potentialities of the feminist derive for a ludic urban landscape Rowland Atkinson
Hayyan Rozi Low carbon city planning in Riyadh City, Saudi Arabia Liz Sharp
Paramanathan Sandran The implementation of PPP in transport in Malaysia Peter Bibby
Radmila Schelle A critical analysis of indigenous rights discourses in Brazil Steve Connelly
Rami Shamseen Decentralisation and the growth of core cities Craig Watkins
Jason Slade The relationship between storytelling/narrative and planning Lee Crookes
Milyung Son Culture-led regeneration in North East Asia Aidan While
Taekyung Song Economic and social development in South Korea Aidan While
Emma Stevens Collective action and discourse coalitions of energy and climate change Emma Stevens
Karwan Taha The significance of sustainability in future Erbil City urban planning Steve Connelly
Michael Taster The creation and reproduction of policy relevant spatial knowledge and new publishing models Alasdair Rae
Svenja Timmins Involuntary housing mobility and territorial stigmatisation: the experiences of young people in the UK and Germany Lee Crookes
Daniel Tubridy Future Urban Infrastructure Aidan While
Bjarki Valberg The value of city centres Aidan While
Charlotte Van der Lijn Understanding spatial housing choice and demand Alasdair Rae
Jeni Vine Building cohesive neighbourhoods: conflict and rank awareness Ryan Powell
Chao Wang The involvement of Chinese civil society in environmental planning Steve Connelly
Kirsten Ward Shaping patterns of growth: a study of Green Belt politics and policy in England Malcolm Tait
Noranida Zainal Public participation in regeneration in Kuala Lumpur Tom Goodfellow
Kushtrim Zeqiri Foreign direct investments and economic growth in Kosovo Aidan While
Jiazhe (Cathy) Zhu The health and educational impacts of socio-ethnic migration and neighbourhood dynamicsin Scotland Gwilym Pryce