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Completed students

Dominic Aitken
Title of study: Trust and Participation in Urban Regeneration.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC
Supervisor(s): Ian Cole, David Robinson and Paul Hickman

Francesca Albenese
Title of study: Decision Making in the Housing Association Sector: The Case of Asset Management.
Funded in collaboration with: The Housing Corporation.
Supervisor(s): Ian Cole, Paul Hickman.

Aimee Ambrose
Title of study: Understanding non-technological barriers to improving the energy efficiency of domestic buildings.
Supervisor(s): Paul Hickman

Tom Archer
Title of study: The collective ownership and reuse of empty housing and land.
Funded in collaboration with: REF
Supervisor(s): David Robinson, Ian Cole.

Karl Baker-Green
Title of study: Community Regeneration: The Information society in deprived areas of South Yorkshire.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC
Supervisor(s): Tony Gore

Jessica Baxendale
Title of study: Understanding 'what works?' Evidence Based Regional Policy Making in England.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC
Supervisor(s): Peter Wells, Paul Lawless and Ian Wilson.

Ellen Bennett
Title of study: The impact of public service delivery on voluntary and community organisations.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC (1+3)
Supervisor(s): Peter Wells and Tracey Chadwick Coule.

Janis Bright
Title of study: Governnance and Housing Policy: A Case Study of Isolated Northern Towns.
Funded in collaboration with: Faculty of Development and Society (Sheffield Hallam University)
Supervisor(s): Paul Hickman ( and Stephen Hall, University of the West of England)

Vicky Cooper
Title of study: Governance and the Construction of the Subject: The Case of Supporting People.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC
Supervisor(s): John Flint and Chris Allen.

Julian Dobson
Title of study: Can urban anchor institutions become low carbon leaders?
Supervisors: Peter Wells and Will Eadson.

Will Eadson
Title of study: Spatial Practices of Governing Carbon.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC
Supervisor(s): Peter Wells and Tony Gore.

Seham Elmansuri
Title of study: Courtyard Housing in Tripoli: Tradition, Modernity and Users Perceptions.
Funded in collaboration with: Libyan Government Educational Trust.
Supervisor(s): Barry Goodchild, Richard White and Alan Patterson.

Chris Elton
Title of study: Re-designing Rural Governance: New Institutions for Old?
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC CASE Studentship in collaboration with Humber and Wolds and Yorkshire Rural Community Councils.
Supervisor(s): Peter Wells and Tony Gore.

Mike Foden
Title of study: Reclaiming unwanted things: alternative consumption practices, social change and the everyday.
Funded in collaboration with: Faculty of Development and Society (Sheffield Hallam University.
Supervisor(s): Tony Gore and Richard White.

Patricia Hamm
Title of study: Support for Families through Community Involvement: A Study of Tinsley Sure Start.
Funded in collaboration with: Tinsley Sure Start.
Supervisor(s): John Flint and Paul Hickman.

Kiri Langmead
Title of study: The role of governance function in social enterprise: driver of radical socioeconomic change, source of social value or means to an end?
Funded in collaboration with: Sheffield Hallam University.
Supervisor(s): Richard White, Peter Wells and Chris Dayson.

Lindsey McCarthy
Title of study: (Re)Negotiating the Self: Homeless Women's Constructions of Home, Homelessness and Identity.
Funded in collaboration with: REF
Supervisor(s): Kesia Reeve and Rionach Casey

Richard McHugh
Title of study: Third Spaces, Radical Education in ‘Outsider’ Identity Group Cultures.
Funded in collaboration with: Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University.
Supervisor(s): Paul Hickman and Ryan Powell.

Martin McNally
Title of study: Understanding housing market analysis: the role of local stakeholder institution.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC Case Studentship in collaboration with West Yorkshire Housing Partnership.
Supervisor(s): Ian Cole, Paul Hickman and David Robinson.

Russell Moore
Title of study: Condominium development and gentrification in Bangkok, Thailand: a study of housing pathways.
Funded in collaboration with: Private funding.
Supervisor(s): Barry Goodchild, Angela Maye-Banbury and Paul Hickman.

Tom Moore
Title of study: A review of Community Land Trusts in England and Wales: emerging lessons and policy implications.
Funded in collaboration with: Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University.
Supervisor(s): John Flint (Director of Studies) and Peter Wells.

Sophia Negus
Title of study: Blurring the boundaries between the 'deserving' and 'undeserving': experiences of in-work conditionality
Funded in collaboration with: Sheffield Hallam University
Supervisor(s): Paul Hickman and Lindsey McCarthy

Ioannis Prinos
Title of study: Perceptions of Social Exclusion, Social Economy and the State in Greece and the UK.
Funded in collaboration with: Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University.
Supervisor(s): Peter Wells, Ryan Powell and Chris Dayson.

Sonia O'Toole
Title of study: Agency, Identity and Housing Experiences: Young Black Caribbeans in Leeds.
Funded in collaboration with: The Housing Corporation.
Supervisor(s): David Robinson and Ian Cole.

Rachel Palmen
Title of study: Participation, Power and Democracy: A Comparative Study of Community Engagement Processes.
Funded in collaboration with: Neighbourhood Renewal Unit.
Supervisor(s): Paul Lawless and Sarah Pearson.

Gordon Parker
Title of study: Learning to work: the intermediate labour market response to social exclusion.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC
Supervisor(s): Tony Gore.

Sioned Pearce
Title of study: Territorial Rescaling, Devolution and New Forms of Governance: Communities First in Wales.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC
Supervisor(s): Peter Wells, Rionach Casey and Tony Gore.

Jenny Preece
Title of study: Residential mobility, work and belonging in low-income communities.
Funded in collaboration with: REF
Supervisor(s): Paul Hickman and Richard Crisp, David Robinson.

Jamie Redman
Title of study: An Investigation into Young Jobseeker's Experiences of Benefit Receipt in an Era of Conditional Welfare, Insecure Labour Markets and Pejorative Welfare Narratives.
Funded in collaboration with: Sheffield Hallam University
Supervisor(s): Del Fletcher and Richard White.

Alessia Ruggiero
Title of study: Transforming Sub-National Economic Governance in England: from Competitive Regions to Competitive City-regions?
Supervisor(s): Peter Wells, Tony Gore and Karen Escott.

Tom Shore
Title of study: Spaces of informalization: the geography of behaviours and manners at music festivals.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC
Supervisor(s): Ryan Powell and Tony Gore.

Beth Speake
Title of study: Compounding vulnerability? The impact of the post-2012 welfare regime on women survivors of sexual violence
Funded in collaboration with: Sheffield Hallam University
Supervisor(s): Kesia Reeve and Angela Maye-Banbury

Angela Spinney
Title of study: A Comparative Investigation of Policy Responses to Homelessness in England and Australia.
Supervisor(s): Sarah Blandy and Judy Nixon.

Mark Stevens
Title of study: Property, propriety and affect: a study of class (dis)entitlement in neighbourhood spaces.
Funded in collaboration with: ESRC
Supervisor(s):Kesia Reeve and Ryan Powell.

Lucy Taylor
Title of study: The dehumanising of failed asylum seekers: challenging prevailing narratives and restrictive social policy.
Funded in collaboration with: Sheffield Hallam University
Supervisor(s): David Robinson and Kesia Reeve.

Christine Whittle
Title of study: Social Exclusion and the Role of Transport Intervention.
Funded in collaboration with: Objective 1.
Supervisor(s): Ted Kitchen and Russ Haywood.

Abigail Woodward
Title of study: Getting by? The lived experiences of a Pakistani Muslim community

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