Dr Mike Beazley

Senior Lecturer
Director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Contact details

University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Mike is Director of Learning and Teaching and Director of Undergraduate Studies at CURS. He is heavily involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and in research student supervision.

Biography

Previous experience

  • Member of the Regional Activities Committee of the Royal Town Planning Institute (2000-)
  • Member of Birmingham City University / Royal Town Planning Institute Partnership Board (2005-)
  • Board Member of Castle Vale Community Regeneration Services (2007-)
  • Sits on the West Midland Regional Planning Officers Group (2007-)

Research

Specialisms

  • Planning
  • Urban regeneration policy
  • Community involvement
  • Impacts of urban development on local communities

Research group: Planning, housing and communities

Current and recent projects

Publications

Beazley, M. and Smith, M. 2009.  Taking Stock: A Review of Resident Involvement Practices and Procedure, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham

Beazley, M., Smith M., Dalziel, R. and Hall, S. 2008.  Capturing the Lessons of What Works: an evaluation and development perspective on neighbourhood working and devolution in Birmingham, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham

Beazley, M. and Kyung, S. 2007.  Case Study on Green Belt Development Control in Britain, School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham

Beazley, M. et al. 2007.  Can Retail Development Prime Wider Regeneration? A Case Study of Merry Hill/Brierley Hill, School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham

Beazley, M. and Smith, M. 2006. Community Capacity Building in Rural Areas: A First Iteration Report, School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham

Beazley, M. and Smith, M. 2005.  A Resident-Led Evaluation of Community Empowerment on Castle Vale Estate, School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham

Beazley, M., Griggs, S., and Smith, M. 2004. ‘Towards a Theory of Capacity Building’, EG, University of Westminster: Environment Resource and Information Centre

Ferrari, E., Leather, P., Beazley, M., Lee, P. and Roberts, J. 2004.  The housing market evidence base for the Birmingham/Sandwell Partnership, CURS, University of Birmingham.

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