Mr Martin Locret-Collet

Mr Martin Locret-Collet

Department of Civil Engineering

Contact details

Civil Engineering
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Martin is a doctoral researcher.

After a BA in History and Geography and a MSc in Geographical Systems and Environment, he enthusiastically joined the Liveable Cities project as a PhD Student under the supervision of Professor Chris Rodgers and Professor Jon Sadler. 

Primarily an urban geographer with strong social and environmental concerns, Martin’s PhD research mainly lies in the field of political ecology, trying to re-envision the interaction of environment, society and urbanity in the evolutive transformation process of cities, from a social, political and infrastructural point of view.


  • MSc in Geographical Systems and Environment, University of Strasbourg, 2011
  • BA in History and Geography,University of Nancy 2, 2009


Research themes

  • Development of Power, Economic and Cultural Structures through space and time
  • Citizenship, Inequalities and the Struggle for Space
  • Human/Environment relationship

Research activity

  • Liveable Cities
  • Regeneration Economies