Aisling McCourt

  • Allerton C602
  • T: 0161 295 6371
  • E: a.mccourt@salford.ac.uk

Biography

Aisling joined the Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit as Engagement & Partnerships Manager (KTP Associate) in February 2013, leading the Empty Homes Knowledge Transfer Partnership. She had previously spent three years working as a researcher in Local Government.

Research Interests

Aisling is an experienced social and economic researcher, having worked in research roles at the Northwest Regional Development Agency, Rochdale Borough Council and more recently with Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council as part of the Empty Homes Knowledge Transfer Partnership. She has extensive quantitative and qualitative research experience, including leading and conducting consultation with hard to reach communities (such as empty homes owners and Gypsy and Travellers) together with advanced data analysis expertise. Her research experience ranges from directing the Local Government Association-funded Customer Led Transformation Programme locally in Greater Manchester, to evaluating the Troubled Families Programme in Rochdale.

Her research interests vary from engaging with hard to reach groups, to housing and economic development.

Qualifications and Memberships

BA (Hons) History – University of Nottingham

MA Political Economy – University of Manchester