Colleges, School and Institutes
Willingness to take PhD students
Austin Barber's research focuses on the planning and regeneration of city centre and inner city districts in major cities. Particular strands of interest include:
the rise of “city living” and new housing development in central urban areas
socio-economic sustainability in the development of new inner city neighbourhoods
innovative planning and development approaches in urban districts
comparative study of these themes across European and North American cities
Dr Barber welcomes expressions of interest in undertaking doctoral research linked to his main areas of research.