Dr Iain White - Personal details
Role: Senior Lecturer in Spatial Planning; Director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Ecology (CURE)
Tel: +44 (0)161 275-2729
Location: Humanities Bridgeford Street-1.35
School of Environment and Development
The University of Manchester
Major Research Projects
Dutch Govt and research institutes: Climate Proof Cities - Co-Investigator £202k (total award 6.75m Euros) – Project Duration: 2011 - 2014
EU FP7: Smart Resilience, Technology, Systems and Tools - Principal Investigator £600k (total award 5m Euros) – Project Duration: 2010 - 2013
EA and United Utilities: WaterProof Northwest - Co-I £80k – Project Duration: 2009 – 2010
Sustainable Consumption Institute: Supermarket Adaptation to Future Environments (SAFE) - Co-I £155k – Project Duration: 2008 - 2009
EPSRC - Flood Risk Management Research Consortium (FRMRC) - Principal Investigator – £50k (total award £650k) - – Project Duration: 2007 - 2008
BA, MTPl, MRTPI, PhD
Iain's main research interests lie in exploring the interdisciplinary nature of environmental planning, adaptation to climate change and the effective management of water in society.
Since 2005 he has been awarded £1.25m of research funds from European, national and regional public bodies, major research councils and private sector sources; approximately two thirds of which he has led as PI. He has also written over 20 academic journal articles, a number of book chapters and is the author of 'Water and the City: risk, resilience and planning for a sustainable future' recently published by Routledge.
In addition to involvement in research projects he is the Director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Ecology (CURE) and a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.