Catherine Durose

Catherine Durose

Colleges, School and Institutes

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Catherine Durose's research focuses on local policy implementation and service delivery, practice and local knowledge, neighbourhood working and participation and empowerment. She is interested in challenging research practice through methodological innovation using interpretive, co-productive and participatory research approaches. Current and recent research projects include:

Community Governance in a Context of Decentralisation (AHRC Connected Communities programme)
Evaluation of Community Organisers and Community First (Office of Civil Society, Cabinet Office)
Interrogating Urban Crisis: Governance, Contestation and Critique (Urban Studies)
Reframing Citizen-State Relationships in a Time of Austerity: Community Empowerment in England and Scotland (AHRC Connected Communities programme)

Dr Durose welcomes proposals from qualified and motivated doctoral researchers on issues connected to her main research interests.