Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Education

New Urbanisms, New Citizens

January 2009 - January 2013

This is a major, ESRC-funded research project (RES-062-23-1549).

The four-year project 2009-2013 investigates the experiences of children and young people aged 9-16 living in four new sustainable communities built since 2000 in the UK.

This project involves the collaboration of academics at three universities.

  • Professor Pia Christensen (Principal Investigator).
  • Dr Peter Kraftl (Co-Investigator), Department of Geography, University of Leicester.
  • Dr John Horton (Co-Investigator), Centre for Children and Youth at The University of Northampton.
  • Dr Sophie Hadfield-Hill (Post-Doctoral Researcher), Centre for Children and Youth at The University of Northampton.

Project website

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