The Cities, Environment and Development grouping comprises five disciplinary pathways: Human Geography; International Development; Social and Policy Studies of Energy and the Environment; Urban Planning and Project Management; and Urban Studies, Transport and Architectural Space.

Use the links below to view profiles of our current students:

Human Geography
Evelina Gambino (2017 Cohort)
‘A Stretched-Out Hand between Europe and Asia’. Logistical Infrastructure and National Imaginations in Contemporary Georgia
Prof Andrew Barry
Markus Löning (2017 Cohort)
Understanding the new digital retail landscape
Prof Paul Longley
Terje Trasberg (2017 Cohort)
A scale-based analysis of retail store location profitability
Prof Paul Longley
Alfred Long (2018 Cohort)
New perspectives on daily urban mobility: Harnessing the potential of Smart Card Travel data
Prof Paul Longley
James Todd (2018 Cohort)
New Forms of Data for Urban Modelling
Dr James Cheshire
Martina Fisk (2018 Cohort) Prof Andrew Barry
Abigail Hill (2019 Cohort)
The spatio-temporal dynamics of high-street retailing
Dr James Cheshire
Jakub Wyszomierski (2019 Cohort)
Geo demographic classification
Professor Paul
International Development
Ellen Goodwin (2017 Cohort)
Building inter-communal trust through faith partnerships for aid delivery
Dr Michael Jennings
Ian Ross (2017 Cohort)
Economic evaluation of an urban sanitation intervention in Maputo, Mozambique
Dr Giulia Greco
Miriam Orcutt
The mental health and psychosocial impact for Syrian refugees fleeing protracted conflict: an in-depth analysis of the stages of transition and health
Prof Ibrahim Abubakar
Nikolett Watson-Puskás (2017 Cohort)
Wellbeing, placemaking and the right for environmental justice via cultural creative communities
Prof Henrietta Moore
Hannah Sender (2018 Cohort)
Urban Development Planning
Prof Haim Yacobi
Kathryn Roberts (2018 Cohort)
An exploration of mental health in adolescent pregnancy and HIV, focusing on adolescent mothers and their HIV infected and affected children in SA
Prof Lorraine Sherr
Hamda Mohamed (2018 Cohort)
Project title
Supervisor Name
Jessica Whelligan (2018 Cohort)
Questioning BRTs: A win-win solution to public transport problems in the cities of developing countries
Dr Matteo Rizzo
Karl Norberg (2018 Cohort)
Transformation of the Tanzanian Working Class: from Ujamaa to Neoliberalism
Alfredo Saad-Filho
Lynsey Robinson (2018 Cohort)
A political economy analysis of the origins and effects of the rise of private low fee schools in education in Sub-Saharan Africa
Prof Elaine Unterhalter & Dr Elisa Van Waeyenberge
Sofia Torreggiani (2017 Cohort)
Global Value Chain (GVC) Participation, Domestic Upgrading Trajectories and Related Policy Challenges in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Dr. Antonio Andreoni
Tim Wickson (2019 Cohort)
A comparative exploration of ‘expulsion’ as an increasingly dominant mode of urbanisation in London and Colombo.
Dr Barbara Lipietz
Social and Policy Studies of Energy and the Environment
Luke Bevan (2017 Cohort)
How do different disciplinary communities understand the limitations of modeling in international climate change and energy research?
Prof Arthur Petersen
Luke Taft (2017 Cohort)
Reconfiguring Thermal Comfort in Offices
Ms Michelle Shipworth
Irene Maffini (2018 Cohort)
Crowdfunding: a new policy tool to achieve sustainable development?
Prof Jim Watson
Urban Planning and Project Management
Emily Miles (2017 Cohort)
Improving gender balance in the leadership of major projects through ‘whole systems’ change
Prof Caren Levy
Urban Studies, Transport and Architectural Space
Emilia Weber (2016 Cohort)
Performances of Politics, Power and Resistance in the UK
Dr Tariq Jazeel
Rebecca Payne (2017 Cohort)
Students in London: Universities, Knowledge Economy and the Urban Experience
Dr Andrew Harris
James Shraiky (2018 Cohort)
Through the Eyes of Refugees: Exploring Prosperity Concepts in Refugee Camps Spatialities
Prof Nick Tyler