Prof Simon Guy - Personal details
Role: Head of School Environment and Development and Director Manchester Architecture Research Centre
Tel: 0161 275-0966
Location: Humanities Bridgeford Street-1.18
School of Environment and Development
The University of Manchester
Simon was appointed as Professor of Architecture and Director of the Manchester Architecture Research Centre (MARC) in November 2005, joining from the University of Newcastle where he held the positions of Chair of Urban Development and Dean of Research in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. In July 2009 he was appointed Head of the School of Environment and Development in the Faculty of Humanities.
Simon has also been active across the University of Manchester. He is closely involved with the Sustainable Consumptions Institute, sits on the University's sustainability working group and helps steer the Faculty of Humanities urban initiative.
Simon has close working relationships with academic researchers in Europe, North America and Asia, holding visiting fellowships in leading research institutes in Tokyo, Paris, Graz, Berlin, Texas, Leuven, California and Singapore. His research has been funded by research councils, european institutions and industry spread across the social sciences (ESRC) and engineering (ESPRC) and across environmental (Global Environmental Change) and economic (Cities and Economic Competitiveness) themes.
See a video of Simon talking about his research here.