Cat Button

- MA in Architectural Design, University of Edinburgh, UK.

- MSc in Environmental Technology, University of Hull, UK.

- PhD in Human Geography, University of Durham, UK.

- Lecturer of Global Urbanisms in the Department of Urban Planning, School of Architecture Planning and Landscape, University of Newcastle since 2013.

- Member of the Global Urban Research Unit (GURU).

- Degree Programme Director of 3 masters degrees in Urban Planning.

- Main research interests:

  • Resilience to water shortage and flooding;
  • Socio-cultural values of water;
  • Community responses to disaster and indigenous knowledges;
  • Governance and privatisation;
  • Urban water infrastructure (in Asian cities);
  • Everyday practices and domestication of infrastructure.