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Current PhD students

Meet and be inspired by our Geography PhD students.

NameThesis title
Alexandra Hamer Remote sensing of belowground processes in grassland ecosystem
Alison Briggs The last resort? Exploring the impact living with food insecurity has on relationships with family and friends
Alistair Sheldrick Negotiating difference in the austere city: Forced migrant and non-migrant responses to austerity in Liverpool and Rochdale
Amy Barron Interrogating the 'age-friendly city': A comparative study of lived experience
Amy Mulvenna Playing with place: Mapping children's personal geographies in post-conflict Northern Ireland
Ben Knight Audible citizenship, forced migration and the politics of listening in Greater Manchester
Cecilia Alda Vidal Urban transformation and everyday life: The politics of access to sanitation in Lilongwe, Malawi
Dael Sassoon Anthropogenic and climatic impact on the Peruvian Amazon during the Holocene
Daniel Arubayi Urban resilience and mobility: Upgrading Lagos transport system through integrated urban resilient planning
Denise Misleh Heller New rural-urban linkages: The role of short food supply chains in reversing peripheral rural territories
Elizabeth Ackerley Youth activism in an age of austerity
Elizabeth Slingsby Assessing the ecosystem services impacts of Sphagnum inoculation on open blanket bog habitats at Masham Colsterdale Moor, North Yorkshire
Esteban Arevalo Maldonado Evaluating the technical requirements, and economic and social value of a geoportal for historic cadastral maps
Felipe Irarrazaval Value generation and multi-scalar institutional arrangements: Examining the regional economic geographies of Latin American productive sectors
Gizem Grünberg Neoliberalism and nature conservation in Turkey: Cooperation, conflict and resistance
Graeme Moore Changing perceptions and representations of the UK evening and night time economy: Last orders at the bar?
Harriet Larrington-Spencer Practices on the move: Investigating trajectories of water and energy consumption in China
Henk Cornelissen Holocene glacier dynamics and environmental change in the High Atlas, Morocco
Ignacio Loor Urban sustainability challenges: Predicting levels of accomplishment of United Nations post-2015 development agenda on sustainable cities and human settlements issues
James Allard Ice Age glaciers in the Mediterranean mountains
Jane Mellor Impacts of erosion and restoration on peatland hydrological regimes and heavy metal retention, release and speciation in the Peak District National Park, Northern England, UK
Jiawei Li 'Anthropocene Alluvium': Floodplain records of heavy metal pollution in Manchester
Kathleen Stokes Turning livelihoods to rubbish
Lauren Greehy Making sense of perfume
Lourdes Alonso Serna Spaces of the wind in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico: Between the local and the global
Madeleine Hann Quaternary river behaviour in glaciated catchments of the High Atlas, Morocco
Mario Hernandez Trejo Payments for ecosystem services and the reproduction of capitalism in a Mexican rural landscape
Matthew Tomkins Can the study of contrasting mountain systems provide a useful framework for landscape evolution? Case studies from the NE Atlantic margin
Nelson Rodriguez Hernandez Urban metabolism and financialization of agricultural commodities: Analysis of food trade in Bogota, Colombia
Oluseun Adeluyi Precision agriculture as a tool for optimization of rice production using UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles)
Oscar Kennedy-Blundell A study of the formation, transportation and degradation of charcoal in fire-prone ecosystems
Peter Kabano Investigating the effect of tropical urban climates on vegetation phenology: A new insight into temperature controls on tropical vegetation dynamics
Qi Liu Easy travel, easy green: A social practice approach to sustainable lodging in China
Samir Harb The question of viability of emerging states in contemporary global geography: Case study Palestine
Sandra Domingues Gomes Past climatic extremes in SW Iberia
Sarah Brown Improving diurnal, ecological and fluvial system characterisation within peatland carbon dioxide exchange models
Sarah Phinney Racialized landscapes of austerity urbanism in post-industrial cities
Sebastián Baeza González Videogames and software development in Chile: Networks and clusters
Sm Labib Evaluating the relative importance of green infrastructure by ethnicity, age, and health diversity in complex urban landscapes
Yong Zhang Evolving entrepreneurialism through administrative restructuring in urban China: Fashion, discourses and strategies