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
Dynamics and Patterns of Local Suppliers Upgrading in the Manufacturing Global Value Chains: Towards an Integrated Framework

Baek, Kyunghyun
Self organisation, and urban design and planning method

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 Role of the Common Law System in the Evolution of Planning Practice and Theory

Cerrada Morato, Lucia

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

Chambers, Steve
Landscape of community leadership in London

Chandra, Rit

Chang, Feng-Shu
Relationship between urban form (especially interface type) and travel behaviour in Taiwan

Chen, Sizhe
The role of mega transport infrastructure projects in balancing ‘global-local’ needs under the process of glocalization

Cheng, Kai-Jen

Cleary, Seamus

Dianati, Vafa
The Dynamics of Place Attachment and Perceived Density; Exploring the Impact of Urban Densification on Social Sustainability in Tehran.

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

Eltayeb, Abir
Rethinking Wellbeing in Practice: The Role of the Lebanese Building and Urban Planning Laws in Times of Austerity

Feng, Yi
Financing Urban Development in China Using Local Government Financial Vehicles, From Entrepreneurial Governance to Financialization

Gao, Xing
Regeneration of vacant urban land in England.Intellectual Property Rights in urban and regional economics: the case of Huaihai

Gomes, Alexandra
Invisible city: a multisensory approach to urban planning

Di Gregorio, Graziano
Sustainability appraisal framework for Investment in Airport development infrastructure

Han, Dongho
Mobilising the concept of sustainability throughout urban regeneration projects: focusing on a case of Centum City, Busan, South Korea

Hildreth, Paul
Understanding the contribution of governance institutions towards shaping economic geography of place: a local and national perspective

Hincapié Triviño, Miguel
Social action for landscape character conservation: The role of community initiatives and practices in the conservation of Colombian cultural landscapes. 

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

Juangbhanich, Alizara
How and why do private developers engage in green building practice?

Karampour, Katy
Municipal fiscal decentralisation and urban change: a case study of Tehran

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

Kingman, David

Kolahi, Alireza

Lee, Jae Kwang

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, Nan

Li, Yingcheng

Li, Zhenfa
Financialising urban development in China

Liu, Yuqi

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

Lopez Franco, Monica
Frameworks for Urban Conservation: Social Equality in Mexican Historic Centres of Mexico City and Guadalajara.

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

Moawad, Paul
Deconstructing the Lebanese-Syrian borderscape through waiting and temporality: a comparative study on informal settlements in Lebanon along the borderline. 

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?

Qesteri, Lorna
Locality matters: local and regional development agencies' role in fostering sustainable development. Case studies from Albania 

Rizal, Khairul
Evolving Regions: how industries rise and fall in Indonesian provinces

Sarkar, Reetuparna

Schneider, Carina

Sepulveda Marquez, Ruth
Urban agriculture projects under the constrains of Neoliberalism: networks, discourses and story-lines in Santiago, Chile

Shevchenko, Rotem
The Curated City

Simpson, Jacob
The Role of Built Environment Quality in FDI Attraction: The Case of Paris Ile-de-France, 2010-2015

Suwannasang, Veeramon
A new debate: The correlations of neighbourhood design and socio-economic factor on mental well-being

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

Tribillon, Justinien
Producing the Banlieue: rethinking infrastructural landscape and Paris’ metropolitan identity via the périphérique

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
Explore a Sustainable Conservation Framework via the Historic Urban Landscape Stakeholder Involvement Strategy

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

Zhang, Xiaoqing
In the name of social inclusion: the redevelopment of urban villages in Xian, China

Zhang, Yuerong
Towards better understanding of metro system resilience from joint perspectives: an intra-urban study of Greater London

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.