Meet Our PhD Students

Find out more about the PhD students working within the Urban Futures Research Domain and their research by clicking on their name below: 

 

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James Angel

Towards Urban Energy Democracy? The Contested (Post)-Politics of Europe’s New Energy Municipalism

Alejandro Barcena

Transformations: the role of power in shaping vulnerability

Lee Butcher

Westminster on Sea: the political and cultural significance of Osborne House, Isle of Wight 

Mengyao Chen

Advanced Producer Services in Beijing and Shanghai

Thomas Cowan

Industry, Work and Urban Planning in Gurgaon

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Archie Davies

Of Crabs and Men in Manguetown: Josué de Castro and the urban ecological politics of hunger

Wolf Ellis

Livelihoods, Food security and income as food

Rebecca Farnum

Nature as Diplomat: Scale, agency and purpose in environmental peacebuilding

Michele Ferretti

Building the ’Smart City’: Unpacking software engineering practices at the interface of code and space

Kelly Gunnell

Ecosystem-Based Adaptation: Mapping and quantifying the role of natural infrastructure in hydrological ecosystem service provision to the world’s cities under scenarios of land use and climate change

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Irene Hakansson

Exploring Transition Pathways to Sustainable, Low-Carbon Societies: Comparative analysis of small-scale ‘sustainability niches and experiments’ related to electricity, mobility and agro-food systems in cities in the UK and the Netherlands

Sabrine Hakam

Examining African ‘Cityness’ to Inform an Urban Theory from the ‘Global South’

Luis Andueza Justiniano

Rivers, Territoriality, and Energy: a study on the political ecology of neoliberalisation and resistance in south-central Chile 

Randa Kachef

Chewing Gum Waste and its Implications for Understanding What Drives Littering and How Best to Deter It

Dong Liu

Social Inequality in Peri-Urban Spaces of Urbanising Cities in China

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Dit Maneepitak

Potential Economic and Social Impact of Land and Building Tax: An evaluation of the property assessment system in Bangkok

Maeve Mcloughlin

In Light of Dieselgate, How can Europe better regulate diesel vehicle emissions?

Pratik Mishra

The Political Ecology of Peri-Urban Water Flows in Relation to Infrastructures of Urban Metabolism in Gurugram, India: The displacement of metabolic infrastructures to the periphery as a marginal and unequal mode of urbanisation in Indian cities

Jacob Fairless Nicholson

Learning Anti-Racism: A cultural geography of anti-racist education in London, 1970-1990

Fiorenza Picozza

“Dubliners”: Deportation, displacement and the freedom of movement in Europe at the time of the Dublin Regulation

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Hannah Schling

Gender, Spatio-Temporality and Social Reproduction: Migrant labour in the Czech manufacturing sector

Alexandra Sexton

Exploring the Biopolitical and Ethical Implications of Alternative Proteins as Food Security Solutions. 

Yang Song

An Investigation of the Ongoing Impact of China’s Hukou Reform on the Second Generation Migrant Workers’ Identity

Aila Spathopoulou

Moving From and Moving Back to the Border: Migrants’ uneven geographies within and against the hotspot regime governing “Borderland Greece”

Persis Taraporevala

Provincialisation and Depoliticisation: The Smart Cities Mission in India

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Simone Vegliò

Spaces, Border, Hierarchies: What shapes for postcolonial Latin America? A ‘decolonial’ geography

Isobel Ward

An Exploration Into the Commodification of Home and the Problematisation of Movement in London

Dominic Weldon

“A Mighty Cobweb”: Graph databases and network analysis in a digital humanities approach to the historical geography of the UK Fixed-Line Network

Can Yildiz

The Roma Spectacle: Foreignness  racialisation and mobility among Roma women in and out of a London prison

Please click here for information on the research projects of past PhD students

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