Environmental justice, indices of multiple deprivation, big data, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), innovation policy, economic regeneration, tourism, ERASMUS.
Extensive experience of leading large team projects including for EU funded projects.
EU Report Asap to help SMEs with their sustainability reporting (2017-2019) This is being lead by Dr Souad Moufty https://report-asapproject.eu/ and on facebook https://www.facebook.com/reportasapproject/
EU Silver Workers – encouraging the over 50s with enterprise and to get back into the workforce. Funded under EU Strategic Partnerships. Staffs Uni lead for this project working with Hazel Squire. (2015 – 2018) https://twitter.com/silver_workers @silver_workers
EU Sustainable Managers in the Tourism Sector (SMARTOUR) (2015-2017). I was the overall lead for this project. A free online tool is one of the main outputs of the project - http://www.smartourproject.eu/ Funded under EU Strategic Partnerships. On fb https://www.facebook.com/smartourproject/
EU SEE Green – energy issues and senior citizens (2011-2013) Funded under EU Grundtvig. Staffs Uni lead for this project working with Neil Packer. The website is no longer up but the film channel is here. The films were produced by L4 Film students at Staffordshire University in conjunction with a range of local organisations and shown at the Stoke Your Fires Film Festival with local partners.
EU GPRIX Good practices in innovation support measures for SMES (GPRIX) 2010-2012. This assessed a set of regional innovation support measures with a focus on traditional manufacturing sectors. There are a huge amount of reports on the site including detailed descriptions of methodology and programmes examined, useful for anyone academic interested in innovation. Just click the report tab when you enter the site http://www.gprix.eu/
EU Renewable Energy Transfer Systems (RETS) 2010-2012. The main objective of RETS was to improve the knowledge and competencies of local and regional policymakers in renewable energies in order to facilitate the deployment of renewable energy policies. I was the lead for Staffs Uni Funded under INTERREG http://www.rets-project.eu/
Davey R, Cochrane T, Fairburn J & English D (2006 -2009) Social ecological mapping of physical activity behaviours and health outcomes in deprived inner-city communities. Medical Research Council.