Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
EuroFLOW Marie Curie Career Integration Grant 1 January 2017 31 December 2021
Capacity Building for Renewable Energy in Africa Royal Society-DFID 15 June 2016 14 June 2021
Creating Resilient Sustainable Micro-Grids through Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems (CRESUM-HYRES) EPSRC 1 May 2018 30 April 2021
RAINFOR: The Amazon Forest Inventory Network Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) 1 January 2000 31 December 2020
N8 Policing Research Partnership: Innovation and the Application of Knowledge for More Effective Policing HEFCE 1 May 2015 1 May 2020
EverDrill 1 October 2016 30 September 2019
TREMOR: Mechanisms and consequences of increasing TREe MORtality in Amazonian rainforests. 1 October 2015 1 September 2019
Using Critical Zone Science to Enhance Soil Fertility and Improve Ecosystem Services for Peri-Urban Agriculture in China Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) 1 January 2016 31 December 2018
RECARE (Preventing and remediating degradation of soils in Europe through land care) EU Horizon 2020 1 January 2014 31 December 2018

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
MonANPeru: Monitoring Protected Areas in Peru to Increase Forest Resilience to Climate Change. 1 November 2016 1 October 2018
"Negating Humanity": Modern Slavery in its Historical Context and its Implications for Policy 1 November 2016 1 May 2018
SoilBioHedge - harnessing hedgerow soil biodiversity for restoration of arable soil quality and resilience to climatic extremes and land use changes. 1 April 2015 31 March 2018
Transformational routemapping for urban environments (TRUE) EPSRC 1 September 2016 1 January 2018
UK DATA SERVICE-CENSUS SUPPORT SERVICE (UKDS-CSS) 1 August 2012 31 July 2017
History or Ecology? Untangling the Drivers of Diversification in the Tropics. Leverhulme Trust 1 July 2015 1 June 2017
Long-term catchment intervention assessment Yorkshire Water 1 July 2015 31 March 2017
INTERSECTION: Intergenerational Justice, Consumption and Sustainability in Comparative Perspective 1 April 2014 1 March 2017
The impact of tracks on blanket peatland 2 December 2012 31 December 2016
WAHARA EU Horizon 2020 1 January 2011 31 December 2016
Upland Hydrology Group Environment Agency 1 January 2013 1 December 2016
ESRC Strategic Network: Tackling Obesity with Big Data 1 November 2015 30 October 2016
Contested Cities: Contested spatialities of urban neoliberalism - Dialogues between emerging spaces of citizenship in Europe and Latin America European Commission/FP7 1 October 2012 30 September 2016
Developing a housing model based on the status-quality trade-off theory 1 September 2015 1 September 2016
ESRC Seminar Series ‘Collaborative Housing and Community Resilience’ 1 January 2015 1 July 2016
Evaluation, Revision and Extension of Ethnic Population Projections - NewETHPOP 1 January 2015 31 May 2016
The value of tribal engagement for monitoring the effects of fire and fuels management on culturally significant plants of the Colville National Forest, Northeast Washington USDA 1 August 2015 1 May 2016
Developing a Dynamic Approach to Water Budgeting for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 1 January 2015 1 April 2016
A scoping study for a ‘Leeds co-production lab’ ESRC/N8 1 July 2015 1 January 2016
UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC): PROGRAMME GRANT: Long term dynamics of interdependent infrastructure systems EPSRC 1 January 2011 31 December 2015
Helping governments and businesses understand the ethnic transition and use information on future ethnic populations 1 January 2015 31 July 2015
Leeds City Lab 1 February 2015 1 July 2015
Energy gardens for small-scale farmers in Nepal: Institutions, species and technology ESRC/N8 1 October 2013 31 March 2015
TALISMAN: Geospatial Data Analysis and Simulation 1 October 2011 30 September 2014
Darwin Fellowship - La Primavera Biosphere Reserve, Mexico DEFRA - Darwin Initiative 1 July 2013 30 September 2014
Solitary Spaces? Single People’s Networks of Care in Contemporary Britain British Academy 1 October 0211 30 September 2014
LIVEDIFFERENCE: Living with Difference in Europe: making communities out of strangers in an era of super mobility and super diversity 1 October 2010 31 May 2014
Intergenerational Justice, Consumption and Sustainability in Comparative Perspective 1 April 2017 1 April 2014
Public Housing Regeneration under the Private Finance Initiative 1 October 2011 31 March 2014
Geospatial restructuring of industrial trade (GRIT): integration of secondary data to model geospatial economic responses to fuel price 1 October 2012 31 March 2014
Sun, Sea, Sand and Silicone: Aesthetic Surgery Tourism in the UK and Australia 1 March 2011 31 August 2013
Effects of Moorland Burning on the Ecohydrology of River basins 1 July 2009 31 March 2013
Urban agriculture, social cohesion and environmental justice. An action-research project to inform responsive policy making 1 March 2011 28 February 2013
Precarious lives: Asylum seekers and refugees' experiences of forced labour 1 March 2011 31 December 2012
Modelling Individual Consumer Behaviour 1 December 2008 31 December 2012
Centre of Interaction Data Estimation and Research (CIDER): Extension Funding 1 August 2011 31 July 2012
Ethnic group population trends and projections for UK local areas: dissemination of innovative data inputs, model outputs, documentation and skills 1 October 2010 30 September 2011
Communities in crisis (Connected Communities Scoping Studies and Reviews) 1 March 2011 31 August 2011
DEMIFER: Demographic and Migratory Flows Affecting European Regions and Cities 1 June 2008 1 June 2011
EnergyScapes and Ecosystem Services 1 May 2010 30 April 2011
Professor John Holloway Visiting Professorship Leverhulme Trust 1 January 2010 1 January 2011
Sexuality and Global Faith Networks: A social topography Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 February 2008 31 May 2010
What happens when international migrants settle? Ethnic group population trends and projections for UK local areas under alternative scenarios 1 October 0027 31 March 2010
The Wildland Research Institute Scottish Government 1 January 2009 31 December 2009
Exploring Remittance Strategies among Zimbabweans in West Yorkshire 1 February 2008 31 January 2009
Autonomous Geographies: Activism and Everyday Life in the City 1 October 2005 31 March 2008
Projects are available on the water@leeds website
Trade market research
surf - Simulating Urban Flows
Online Democracy Group
International Network on Uneven Local Responses to the Global Recession Leverhulme Trust
Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC)
Centre for Computational Geography