Dr Miriam Maina

Research Associate (African Cities)

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Overview

I am a town planner, urban researcher, and postdoctoral research fellow at the African Cities Research Consortium at the University of Manchester. My work and research focuses on housing and human settlements in urban Africa, and on using urban data to support local-government planning policy and implementation in African towns and cities.

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Education / academic qualifications

  • 2022 - Doctor of Philosophy, Influence of Spatial Planning on Urban Space Economies: Two Case Studies from Johannesburg, South Africa, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (2013 - 2020)
  • 2013 - Master of Science, Challenges in policy transition: In situ upgrading of informal settlements in Johannesburg and Nairobi., University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (2010 - 2013)
  • 2008 - Bachelor of Arts, BA in Urban and Regional Planning, University Of Nairobi (2004 - 2008)

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