Recent research projects
October 2016-September 2017 RGS-IBG Environment And Sustainabilty Research Grant
Restoring the Function and Resilience of Ecosystems on St Helena (REFRESH) £9 560
Human geographic co-i in interdisciplinary project
August 2015-July 2016 ERC Utrecht Warwick Charting the Digital Project £ 29 395
Charting the Digital: Digital Mapping Practices as New Media Cultures
Research affiliate to ongonig Charting the Digital Project
January 2015-August 2015 CHERIL University of Manchester £ 9292
Evaluating Field-based Learning: Multidisciplinary Mobile Mapping Methods
Student-led evaluation of field practice
October 2014- September 2017 Erasmus + Mobile Mapping Methodologies €210 000
Interdisciplinary and international field programme in Gozo exploring the potential of playful field encounters
September 2012- 2017 ERC Utrecht Warwick Charting the Digital Project £35,000
Funded Manchester based PhD attached to the project
2012 SED Research Stimulation Fund £2,930
Smells of the city: detection representation and recall of place odours.
Ran workshops and instigated collaboration leading to the publcation of
2010 Manchester Geographical Society £1,100
Towards the cost of mounting Mapping Manchester exhibition.
2009-10 SED Research Stimulation Fund £2,950
Mapping Manchester’s Urban Histories Web Portal
Scanned and made accessible key commercially published maps of the city.
2007-2008 Leverhulme Artist in Residence Fund £12,000
Michael Mayhew: Principles of Mapping.
Explored the links between mapping and artistic practice
2006 Manchester Geographical Society £450
MapChester OpenSource Mapping Workshop.
Onje of the First OpenStreetMap mapping parties.
2004-6 Joint Health Unit of the City of Manchester £100,000
Developed a suite of on-line and hard copy walking and cycling map products reflecting community views.
2003-4 British Academy £1,750
Ethnographies of Contemporary Mapping.
Case study based explorations of mapping pracxtices across the digital divide
1991-2 British Library and Rylands Research Institute £40,000
Evaluation of online map library systems.