Jeff Zifan Wu

Jeff Zifan Wu

Thesis title: Digitisation of life: addressing behavioural shortcomings in agent-based activity-travel models Abstract: Participation in activities has become less constrained to physical location and time in the digital era. Such activities as teleworking, distance...
Rachel Taylor

Rachel Taylor

Thesis title: Cities of refuge and resistance: Everyday urban spaces, social inclusion & the hostile environment. The shaping of the urban lives of people seeking asylum in London Abstract: The research will explore the factors governing the urban lives of people...

Amelia Kramer

Thesis title: Making the difference: friendship, geographies of care and food insecurity Abstract: There are suggestions that our social world is shrinking under austerity, as the spaces that support social interaction (from play groups to libraries) continue to close...

Mattias Koli

Thesis title: What does the 21st Century Settlement look like? Abstract: The Settlement Movement in England began in the early 1880s providing neighbourhood services such as education, training, home medicine and recreational activities. Pembroke House is one of the...
Jacob Stringer

Jacob Stringer

Thesis title: Renters unions against the neo-liberal city: can new renters’ organisations in Barcelona and London build mass movements? Abstract: My project seeks to understand the rise of renters unions and their capacity to build mass housing movement organisations...
Deivi Norberg

Deivi Norberg

Thesis title: The Crisis of Affordable Workspace in London Abstract: The unaffordable commercial rent levels in London have been slowly but steadily dismantling the unique and vibrant commercial fabric of the city. Independent shops, decades-old family businesses and...

Sam Murphy

Thesis title: Improving Efficiency and Equity of Ambulance Services through Advanced Demand Modelling  Abstract: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Etiam et purus a risus ultrices dapibus. Curabitur sit amet elit quis ipsum tincidunt dapibus...

Liam Kirkpatrick

Thesis title: Investigating the Cultural Ecosystem Services of Urban Water Bodies and their use in Environmental and Land Use Planning Abstract: This is an interdisciplinary PhD exploring the use of Cultural Ecosystem Services (CES) for improving environmental policy...

Laura Roberts

Thesis title: Staying Afloat? Making Home and Creating Place on London’s Canals and Rivers (a CASE project with the Canal & Rivers Trust and The Geffrye Museum) Abstract: The past 30 years have seen dramatic changes to London’s residential landscapes and...

Conor Moloney

Thesis title: Playing or being played? Abstract: Play and playfulness are increasingly conspicuous in contemporary urban spaces. In work spaces play is used to foster creativity, socialise and retain employees, build emotional intelligence and alleviate boredom, and...

Joris Gort

Thesis title: Spontaneous urban initiatives and collective socio-environmental assemblages: an investigation into non-dualistic conceptions of municipal governance in Almere, Netherlands. Abstract: In the midst of debates in urban studies and political ecology around...
Hana Riazuddin

Hana Riazuddin

Thesis title: Growing up during neighbourhood change: The impacts of urban regeneration on the psychosocial health of young people in South London Abstract: Hana’s study will examine the effects of urban regeneration understood as a process of neighborhood...