Dr Edward Hall

Reader in Human Geography

Energy Environment and Society, School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law

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Previous research:

  • disability and learning disability
  • social exclusion/inclusion and belonging
  • social care and support
  • employment
  • housing
  • hate crime
  • creative arts

Current projects:

  • ‘An inclusive and sustainable blue space infrastructure for people with disabilities in Scotland' (funded by Hydro Nation Scholar Programme, Scottish Government).
  • 'Community Housing Canada: Partners in Resilience' (funded by SSHRC, collaboration with University of Alberta, with multiple universities and partner housing organisations in Canada).

Previous projects include:

  • 'Reclaiming social care: Adults with learning disabilities seizing opportunities in the shift from day services to community lives' (ESRC-funded, collaboration with University of Southampton)
  • 'Enhancing Police Scotland's response to disability hate crime: the Dundee Safe Places Initiative (funded by Scottish Institute for Policing Research)
  • 'Improving the response to energy disruption for vulnerable people in extreme weather events' (Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks)
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Undergraduate teaching:

  • Level 1 - Introduction to Geography - An Unequal World
  • Level 2 - UK Field Course
  • Level 3 - Research Methods in Human Geography 
  • Levels 3/4 - Geographies of Health and Disability
  • Levels 3/4 - Creating Just Societies

Taught Postgraduate teaching:

  • Research Training and Project Planning
  • Research in Practice (placement)
  • Social Inequalities and Social Justice
  • Dissertation

PhD supervision:

  • Welcome applications from students on any topic related to disability or learning disability.

Media availability

I am available for media commentary on my research.

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Areas of expertise

  • Accessibility/disability
  • Social care