The Bartlett School of Planning


MPhil/PhD students

The Bartlett School of Planning encourages a lively research culture. Details of our current research students and their topic of research are listed below - further details of each student and their research can be found by clicking on the name of the student.


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Alberti, Juan
Mega-transport projects and the “rules of the game”:  The role of contractual risk management in the planning and appraisal process in Latin America.

Arifin, Zaenal
FDI Spillovers and Industrial Upgrading of Local Firms in the Automotive Global Value Chains

Bao, Di
Environmental Considerations in Energy Resource Governance: A Case Study of Coal Mining Development in the Ordos League, Inner Mongolia, China

Barrientos Trinanes, Melissa
Urban sprawl and the city construction process: uncovering potential changes in the morphological patterns of informal and mass produced housing developments and their role on the city’s fragmentation and dysfunctions.

Carr, Oliver
Planning Lore: A Historical Institutionalist Analysis of the Impacts of Case Law on Planning Practice in London Between 1909 and 1986

Chaimanee, Anon
The Historical Traces of Residual Rhythms in Maintaining the Identity, Authenticity and Sense of Place in a Contemporary City: The Case of Sino-Thai Urban Livelihoods in a Thai City

Cleary, Seamus

Diaz Martinez, Cristobal
New voucher programs for low-income families in Santiago and Valparaiso: residential mobility or struggle against segregation?

Eltayeb, Abir
Regulation and the Built Form: A Study of the Building Law in Lebanon and the Landscape of High-rises in Contemporary Beirut

He, Shiyuan
London’s Historical Street Markets as Everyday Heritage: Local Community, Temporality, and Adaptability

Hou, Ying-Chun
Community-led urban planning reform under developmental-state planning system--a study of Taipei, Taiwan

Hsu, Lin-Fang
A Flourishing Smart City for Entrepreneurs? Evolution of Urban Technological Innovation Pattern in the Digital Age

Ilie, Elisabeta
Shaping imaginary geographies into inclusive cities

Im, Jungha
Do the social economy and urban regeneration interact?: the case of neighbourhood regeneration in South Korea

Kim, Ju Eun
Reconsideration on Neighbourhood Regeneration from the Perspective of Smart Shrinkage: Responses to urban shrinkage in a small city, Yeongju, South Korea

Lan, Xiaoxuan
The Transformation of Urban Environmental Governance in China: a Case Study of Chongming Eco-island, Shanghai

Li, Bushi
Effects of Textual Sentiment on the United Kingdom Housing Market

Li, Pengpeng
Effectiveness of China’s Talent Housing Policies on Talent Agglomeration

Li, Zhaoxi
Less is More or A Bore? The Application of Minimalist Philosophy in Public Space Design

Li, Zhenfa
Financialising urban development in China

Lo, Chien-Ling
Manchester Regime after Recession: City Leadership, Entrepreneurial Regeneration and Market Sustainability

Marjanovic, Marjan
Interpreting the governance of urban circularity in shrinking cities and regions. The cases of Parkstad Limburg (NL) and Satakunta (FI).

Aleksandra Milentijevic
Democratisation of the Serbian urban planning system

Omar, Siti Syamimi
Finding Happiness: A Human-Centred Urban Design Approach to the Experience of Urban Happiness, A Malaysian Case.

Price, Helen
The Estate Agency Business Model and the Role of PropTech

Purves, Andrew
All wealth comes from work on land: as societies develop, control of land and land rents offer the basis for power and the distribution of that wealth. How can we ensure an equitable distribution of wealth, while at the same time promote economic efficiency and sustainable growth?

Sarkar, Reetuparna

Shevchenko, Rotem
Curating Neighbourhoods: The role of curatorial practices in shaping and transforming neighbourhoods

Thananantachai, Umnaj
Housing governance in Thailand: managing the transversal and inter-organisational networks of housing delivery to work for the urban poor

Tribillon, Justinien
The Boulevard Périphérique, anonymous oeuvre of the Parisian technocracy: dissecting a design process at the crossroad of technical reason, social imagination and politics.

Wang, Manqi
Urban redevelopment in China - a case study of Guangzhou

Wu, Meiling
Curse or Blessing: Community and Development Impacts of Second Home Buying in China

Xiao, Mengci
Reframing Urban Heritage Conservation: The Case of China’s Historic Urban Landscape

Xin, Shengxi
Advancing the Socio-Economic Well-being of Rural Areas and Communities: A Study on China’s “Modern Agricultural Zones”

Xu, Mengran
Migrants’ attitudes towards social integration in urban China

Zhang, Weilong

Zhu, Kan
Building innovation under China’s evolving urban governance: A case study in Shanghai

Past Research Students

Details of some of our successful research students can be found here.