Prof Philip Woodhouse - Personal details
Professor in the School of Environment and Development.
After training as an agricultural scientist at Oxford (BA) and Reading (PhD), Philip Woodhouse worked in Mozambique for eight years for the National Agronomy Research Institute and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. Since returning to the UK he has been based first at the Open University and subsequently at Manchester. He has undertaken research in a number of countries in Francophone West Africa, southern Africa, and East Africa. He has also collaborated on research in Brazil.
Philip Woodhouse was Head of the Institute for Development Policy and Management from 2003 to 2006, and in 2007-8 he served as a member of the Development Studies sub-panel of the RAE 2008 (Research Assessment Exercise) for the Higher Edication Funding Council for England (HEFCE).