PhD doctoral researchers

A research degree is a unique opportunity to develop new skills, develop problem-solving abilities and make a valuable contribution to new knowledge.

Current PhD profiles from the Institute of Local Government Studies:

Adriana Algarin C.

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Adriana Algarin is starting a doctoral research about social accountability and its relation to local government performance and citizen engagement.

Brenda Ogembo

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"Participating in Participation" or Influencing Policy Outcomes? Evaluating the Effects of Public Participation in Kenya's County Assemblies

Adam Payler

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Adam Payler is undertaking doctoral research on the relationship between democratic performance and organizational performance.

Matthew McKenna

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Policy failure and the Politics of Blame in English Central-Local Government relations.

Bryony Rudkin

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Dramaturgy of political decision making in English local government.

Vitaly Voytenko

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Vitaly is researching commercialisation in the English Local Government

Minkyu Jin

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Minkyu Jin Local Government Studies in School of Government Doctoral Researcher profile. Study on Impact of the Korean Public Institution Management Evaluation System on the Accountability of Korean Public Institutions.

Jason Lowther

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Jason is a doctoral researcher looking at how evidence is used in policy making in particular contexts, using the creation of the West Midlands Combined Authority as a case study.

Tangang Andrew Tangang

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Collaborative localism: Community governments in the decentralisation process in Cameroon

Muhammad Wahyudi

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Muhammad Wahyudi, Doctoral Researcher in the School of Government (INLOGOV) profile. Exploring the Impact of Consulting the Public on Indonesia Supreme Audit Institution Audit Process.

Mega Hendra Waty

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Mega Hendra Waty, Doctoral Researcher in School of Government (INLOGOV) profile. Coexistence of multiple governmental traditions: understanding dilemmas and practices of street-level bureaucrats.

Kevin Harris

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Kevin Harris Doctoral Researcher in School of Government (INLOGOV) profile. Local councils and accessible democracy: stimulating reciprocal citizenship at the local level.

Laurie Duncan

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Interdisciplinary analysis of energy systems, considering technical, economic, social, environmental and policy aspects of small community systems, focussing on reduction of carbon emissions.

Steve Winterflood

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Measuring Levels of Authority in England, 1945-2015.

Sally Ward

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Sally Ward is undertaking doctoral research investigating temporal patterns of self-organising active citizenship based on the case of an urban neighbourhood in the UK.

Course information: Local Government Studies PhD/MPhil.