To find out more about researchers within the group – their experience, current research and recent publications – just click on their names.

Name Title Email Research Interests
Campisi, Nicholas Postgraduate Student Demographic diversity, regional spatial analysis, fertility, Europe
Cezard, Genevieve Postgraduate Student Ethnicity and health inequalities, ageing, socio-economic status, spatial distribution, linkage studies using Scottish Census
Cox, Dr Fiona Research Fellow Vulnerable populations, Disabilities, Methodology
Duffy, Paula Postgraduate Student The Social science of coasts, demographic and social analysis
Finney, Dr Nissa  Reader Migration, Residential Mobility, Life-course, Ethnicity, Inequality
Graham, Prof Elspeth  Professor Fertility in the UK, Social deprivation, Migration and geographies of health, Fertility and the family in Singapore, Female demographic deficit in South-East Asia
Hale, Dr Jo Mhairi Lecturer
Hu, Kai Postgraduate Student Health inequalities, ageing, environmental justice, social inequality, Chinese context
Huque, Sarah Postgraduate Student Global health, Disability, Inequalities and inequities, Novel and empowering research methodologies
Keenan, Dr Katy Lecturer Life course, health, alcohol, family demography, Russia
Kulu, Prof Hill Professor Fertility, migration, health, longitudinal analysis, demography, social statistics
Laurie, Prof Nina* Professor Development, international volunteering, trafficking, gender, indigeneity
Leahy, Dr Sharon * Senior Teaching Fellow Legal Geographies, Trafficking & Forced Migration, Geographies of Ethnicity, Critical Media Geographies
McCollum, Dr David  Lecturer The welfare state, Labour market change, Labour migration
Mikolai, Dr Julia Research Fellow Partnership dynamics; partnership histories; transition to first birth; life course research; multi-state (event history) models; European population; residential mobility
Packwood, Helen Postgraduate Student Migration and mobility, Social inequality, Educational attainment, Ethnicity
Nicholson, Hebe Postgraduate Student Environmental migration and mobility, Environmental change, Governance, Inequality
Reid, Dr Benet* Research Fellow Medical volunteering. Discourse-analytic methods, different understandings of power, Emotion, Embodied practices, health and inequality.  Psychoanalysis and the limits of linguistic expression.
Remnant, Dr Jen* Research Fellow Sociology, social policy, state welfare, health and inequality, employment, community and sport
Robins, Daniel Postgraduate Student International migration, ideology, globalisation, social class
Sabater, Dr Albert  Research Fellow Geographies of fertility, Family change, Health inequalities, Intergenerational transmission of health, Social deprivation, Migration (internal and international)
Saeed, Noor Postgraduate Student Social and spatial health inequalities, Spatial analysis, Individual level data, GIS and Health geography
Van Ham, Prof Maarten Professor Inequality, segregation, residential mobility and migration

*Associate members who are also active in other research groups within the School of Geography and Sustainable Development. See other research group websites here

Past members

Dr Francesca Fiori, Senior research fellow at the University of Edinburgh, .

Prof Allan Findlay, retired.