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 Castillo

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

Francisco Moller

Effects of grant competition in Chilean municipalities

Timea Nochta

Network governance and low carbon transitions in European cities

Brenda Ogembo

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

Adam Payler

Adam Payler is undertaking doctoral research on the relationship between democratic performance and organizational performance, using the recent introduction of the Police and Crime Commissioner governance model in England as a case study.

Bryony Rudkin

Dramaturgy of political decision making in English local government.

Sirinbhattra Sathabhornwong

Relationships between Thai Local Authorities' Collaborative Capacities and Outcomes from their Collaborations for Waste Management.

Steve Winterflood

Measuring Levels of Authority in England, 1945-2015.

Sally Ward

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.