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Planning and Environmental Management


Our team has a broad range of research interests, teaching experience and expertise.

Our successes are made possible by the hard work and creativity of our staff, who are leading international experts in planning and environmental management and have a broad range of knowledge in their respective fields. 

Many of our staff are professionally accredited by the:

  • Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (IEEM).
  • Landscape Institute
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).

Our academic team is involved with a number of research networks involving leading international and national universities. This includes a number of European Commission, ESRC, EPSRC and NERC-funded research projects.

All of our staff work across a number of multi-disciplinary teaching and research areas.

Academic staff

Honorary and visiting fellows

  • Professor John Handley - Professor and former Director of CURE
  • Professor Michael Hebbert - Professor Emeritus
  • Professor Gwyn Williams - Professor Emeritus
  • Professor Chris Wood - Professor Emeritus
  • Vincent Goodstadt - Honorary Professorial KE Fellow
  • David Rudlin (URBED) - Honorary Professorial KE Fellow
  • Dr William Sheate (Imperial College London) - Honorary Professorial Research Fellow
  • Roger Bristow – Honorary Teaching Fellow
  • Dave Carter - Honorary Research Fellow
  • Dr Stephen Garvin (BRE) - Honorary Research Fellow
  • Dr Philipp Horn (OU) - Honorary Research Fellow
  • Neil McInroy (CLES) - Honorary Research Fellow
  • Dr Hui Qian - Honorary Research Fellow
  • Dr Ying Ying Tian (JTP) - Honorary Research Fellow
  • Dr Kai Zhou (Hunan University) - Honorary Research Fellow


  • Dr Jeremy Carter - Research Fellow and Co-Director of CURE
  • Dr Angela Connelly - Research Associate
  • Dr Yinxuan Huang - Research Associate
  • Dr Miao Qiao - Research Associate
  • Mr Joe Ravetz - Research Fellow and Co-Director of CURE
  • Dr Seyedehsomayeh Taherimoosavi - Research Associate
  • Vasilios Vlastaras - Research Assistant
  • Dr Lei Wang - Hallsworth China Political-Economy Fellow