Dr Iain Deas - Further information
Postgraduate research opportunities
I welcome enquiries from prospective postgraduate students interested in my fields of research. I currently supervise four doctoral students:
- 2009-2012: Shilpi Roy: Small retail-focused planning and business district regeneration (University scholarship)
- 2008-2011: Jennifer Hall: Measuring the social consequences of brownfield land regeneration, ESRC CASE studentship (co-sponsored by English Partnerships).
- 2007-2010: Brian Webb: Spatial policy coordination: the benefits of and barriers to the implementation of national planning in decentralised nations (Brian Robson scholarship).
- 2006-20010: Nicola Headlam: Local Area Agreements and the rescaling of governance, ESRC CASE studentship (co-sponsored by the Centre for Local Economic Strategies).
Completed PhD supervisions
- Graham Squires: Understanding the dynamics of neighbourhood decline: modelling the diffusion of low demand and abandoned properties, ESRC CASE studentship co-sponsored by Manchester City Council (PhD awarded 2009).
- Faiza Baksh: Identifying 'at risk' neighbourhoods: exploring the scope for an index of vulnerability, ESRC/ODPM Sustainable Communities studentship (PhD awarded 2008).
- John Latham: Opportunities for intercity, interregional and international cooperation on regeneration, studentship sponsored by North West Development Agency (PhD awarded 2007).
- Alex Lord: Joining-up regeneration funding streams, studentship sponsored by North West Development Agency (PhD awarded 2006).
- Tamara McNeill: Joining-up evaluation research: assessing area regeneration impacts in areas of multiple intervention, ESRC CASE studentship (co-sponsored by Manchester City Council) (PhD awarded 2005).
- Beverley Lucas: Information Management and Community Planning, ESRC CASE studentship (co-sponsored by Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council) (PhD awarded 2003).
- Philip McCreadie: Telecommunications and regional competitiveness in North West England, Manchester University studentship (PhD awarded 2000)
Prospective students should consult www.sed.man.ac.uk/planning/postgraduate/research/ for further details of postgraduate research degrees.