Dr. Graeme Sherriff
School of Health and Society
Research Fellow - Sustainable Housing and Urban Studies Unit
Graeme leads research at the interface of environmental sustainability and social justice, with 15 years post-doctoral experience. He works on a range of societal issues including active travel, transport planning, fuel poverty and energy retrofit and green space. He utilises qualitative and quantitative methods, including innovative approaches such as social media, oral history and peer-to-peer interviewing. With a background in planning and sustainability and experience of working in the NGO and local government sectors, he works with, and has been funded by, a range of organisations including academic institutions, Government, housing providers and the private sector. He combines locally-rooted research with communities and stakeholders in the UK with strong international activity, mostly recently in Europe and Australia. He is co-director of the Sustainable Housing and Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) and coordinator of the interdisciplinary Healthy Active Cities research group. As trustee of the Fuel Poverty Research Network and Cycling and Society Research Group steering committee member, he is committed to developing meaningful academic and practitioner dialogue.
Areas of research
Sustainability, Social inclusion, Sustainable transport, Active travel, Fuel poverty, Energy efficient retrofit, Low carbon transitions
The relationship between environmental sustainability and social justice, particularly in the fields of mobility and energy.
- PhD from University of Manchester
- Master of Arts from Keele University
- Fuel Poverty Research Network (FPRN)
- Cycling and Society Research Group
- Healthy Active Cities