Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment

CURRICULUM VITAE

Deborah Margaret Peel

BA, MATP, DipHE, MAHE, MRTPI, FHEA,
Accredited Teacher in HE (SEDA)

Senior Lecturer (Planning Policy)
Editor Journal for Education in the Built Environment

School of the Built Environment
Built Environment Research Institute (Core Member)
University of Ulster
Shore Road
Newtownabbey
Co. Antrim
Northern Ireland
BT37 0QB

02890368505 (direct line)

d.peel@ulster.ac.uk


Professional Membership

Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (1998)

Accredited Teacher in HE (SEDA) (Staff and Educational Development Association) (2001)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2001)

Council Member Planning Summer School

Publications

Book:

Peel, D and Bailey, N (2003) Celebrating Community Involvement: Leading Lights, Moving Spirits and Lattice-work Networks, London; Development Trusts Association. ISBN 0-9531469-5-2. 

Chapters in Books:

Bailey, N and Peel, D (2002) ‘Building Sustainable Networks: A Study of Public Participation and Social Capital’ in Rydin, Y and Thornley, A (Eds) Planning in the UK: Agendas for the New Millennium, Aldershot: Ashgate, pp.157-181. ISBN 0-7546-1942-7.

Grieve, N, Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2004) ‘Geddes, democratic intellectualism and modern town and regional planning’ in Jarron, M (Ed) The Artist and the Thinker - John Duncan and Patrick Geddes in Dundee, Dundee: University of Dundee Museum Services. pp. 95-103. ISBN 0-0900019417.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2006) ‘City Regionalism and City Regions in Scotland? in Tewdwr-Jones, M and Allmendinger, P (Eds) Territory, Identity and Spatial Planning. London: Routledge, pp 285-304. ISBN: 978-0-415-36035-7

Lloyd, MG, McCarthy J and Peel, D (2006) ‘An Urban Renaissance in a Small Scottish City’ in Bell, D and Jayne, M (Eds) Small Cities: Urban Experience Beyond the Metropolis London: Routledge, pp. 105-119. ISBN: 978-0-415-36657-1

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2008) ‘Re-constructing Regional Development and Planning in Scotland and Wales’ in Bradshaw, J. (Ed) Devolution, Regionalism and Regional Development. The UK Experience, London: Routledge, pp. 166-182. ISBN: 978-0-415-32361-1

Peel, D (2008) ‘Varsity and Diversity: Town and Gown in Scotland’ in Wiewel, W and Perry, D (Eds) Global Universities and Urban Development: Case Studies and Analysis, Armonk New York, M.E.Sharpe, pp. 57-84. ISBN: 978-0-7656-2039-2

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2008) ‘From Town Center Management to the BID Model in Britain: Toward a New Contractualism?’ in Morçöl, G, Hoyt, L, Meek, J, and Zimmermann, U (Eds) Business Improvement Districts: Research, Theories, and Controversies, Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis, pp. 71-94. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4576-5

Peel, D (2008) ‘Varsity and Variety in Scotland’s City Regions’, in Atkinson, R. and Rossignolo, C (Eds) The Re-creation of the European City. Governance Territory & Polycentricity, Amsterdam, Techne Press 115-137. ISBN 978-90-8594-022-7

Papers in Scholarly Journals:

Peel, D (2000) 'The Teacher and Town Planner as Facilitator' Innovations in Education and Training International vol 37(4) pp. 372-380. 

Peel, D (2001) 'Learning through Web Page Design' Innovations in Education and Teaching International vol 38(4) pp. 383-396.

Peel, D (2002) ‘Space without Planners. A Book without Pictures or Conversations’ Planning Theory and Practice vol 3(3) pp. 381-383.

Peel, D (2003) ‘Town Centre Management: Multi-Stakeholder Evaluation: Increasing the Sensitivity of Paradigm Choice’ Planning Theory and Practice vol 4(2) pp. 147-164.

Peel, D (2003) ‘Learning How to Improve Life Chances through an Understanding of Individual Life-worlds’ The Journal of Community Work and Development vol 1(4) pp. 61-78.

Peel, D and Shortland, S (2004) ‘Student-Teacher Collaborative Reflection: Perspectives on Learning Together’ Innovations in Education and Teaching International vol 41(1) pp. 49-58.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2004) ‘New Visions for Scotland’s Cities’ Plan Canada vol 45(1), Spring pp. 38-42.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2004) ‘The Social Re-construction of the Marine Environment: Towards Marine Spatial Planning’ Town Planning Review  vol 75(3) pp. 359-378.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2005) ‘Model Policies in Land Use Planning in Scotland’ Planning Practice and Research vol 19(3) pp. 346-347.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2005) ‘Planning Controls over Telecommunications Development in Scotland’ Planning Practice and Research vol 19(3) pp. 345-346.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2005) ‘City-Visions: Visioning and Delivering Scotland’s Economic Future’ Local Economy vol 20(1) pp. 40-52.

Peel, D (2005) ‘Dual Professionalism: Facing the Challenges of Continuing Professional Development in the Workplace?’ Reflective Practice vol 6(2) pp. 123-140.

Peel, D (2005) ‘Peer observation as a transformatory tool?’ Teaching in Higher Education (Special Issue: Transformative purposes, values and identities for higher education) vol 10(4) pp. 489-504.

Peel, D (2005) ‘Planning for Safe and Secure Communities: The Social Reconstruction of Antisocial Behaviour’ Town Planning Review vol 76(3) pp. 265-290.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2005) 'A case for Business Improvement Districts in Scotland’ Policy Transfer in Practice?' Planning Practice and Research vol 20(1) pp. 89-95.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2005) ‘Development Plans, Lesson-drawing and Model Policies in a Modern Scotland’ International Planning Studies vol 10(3/4) pp. 265-287.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2005) ‘Tracing a spatial turn in planning practice in Scotland’ Planning Practice and Research vol 20(3) pp. 313-325.

Peel, D (2005) ‘Training Citizens for a Management Role in Regeneration’ Planning Practice and Research vol 20(4) pp. 443-457.

Peel, D (2006) ‘Planning Educational Research and the UK Research Assessment Exercise’ Journal of Education in the Built Environment vol 1(1) pp. 30-50.
URL: http://www.cebe.heacademy.ac.uk/jebe/pdf/DeborahPeel1(1).pdf

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2006) 'Devolution, Decentralisation and Dispersal – Asserting the Spatiality of the Public Sector in Scotland’ European Planning Studies vol 14(6) pp. 831-854.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2006) ‘Re-energizing Planning Cultures in Scotland’, Plan Canada, Spring, pp. 24-27.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2006) ‘From Exclusion to Inclusion: Bridging Mental Health and Community Well-being’ The Journal of Community Work and Development vol 8, pp. 63-81.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2006) ‘Model Policies for Land Use and the Environment: Towards a Critical Typology’ European Environment vol 16, pp. 321-335.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2006) 'The Land Use Planning System in Scotland – but not as we know it!' Scottish Affairs, vol 57, pp. 90-111.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2006) ‘Shaping the Case for a National Planning Framework in Scotland’ alfa SPECTRA, vol 10(1) pp. 14-20.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2006) ‘The Twisting Paths to Planning Reform in Scotland’ International Planning Studies vol 11(2), pp. 89-107.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘Shaping and Designing Model Policies for Land Use Planning’ Land Use Policy vol 24(1), pp.154-164.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2007) ‘Neo-traditional Planning: Towards a New Ethos for Land Use Planning?’ Land Use Policy vol 24(2) pp 396-403.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2007) ‘Improving Policy Effectiveness: Land Use Planning in a Devolved Polity’ Australian Journal of Public Administration vol 66(2), pp. 175-185.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘Community planning and land use planning in Scotland: A constructive interface?’ Public Policy and Administration, vol 22(3), pp. 353-366.

Peel, D (2007) ‘Work, Place, Folk in Scotland: The Contemporary Resonance of Patrick Geddes’ Kanto Toshi Gakkai Nempou vol 9(3), pp. 60-77.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘Greenbelts in Scotland: The Modernisation of a Traditional Concept in Practice?’ Journal of Environmental Planning and Management vol 50(5), pp. 639-656.

Lloyd MG and Peel D (2007) ‘Strategic Planning in Scotland: Nurturing a Complex Idea with Modest Optimism’ Town Planning Review vol 78(3), pp. i-vi.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2007) ‘Positive Planning for Wind-Turbines in an Urban Context’, Local Environment the International Journal of Justice and Sustainability vol 12(4), pp. 343-354.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2007) ‘Towards Another Place? The Regulation of Artwork and Place Re-branding’ Place Branding and Public Diplomacy vol 3(4), pp. 268–279.

Lloyd MG and Peel D (2007) In Search of a Small City’s Élan Vital. Inverness: Towards Progressive Change?' Town Planning Review, vol 78(6), pp. 749-773.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2007) ‘Civic Formation and a New Vocabulary for National Planning’ International Planning Studies vol 12(4), pp. 391-411. [Best Published AESOP Paper in an International Journal Finalist 2008]

Lloyd MG and Peel D (2008) Functionalism and Representationalism in contemporary urban agendas: a Scottish perspective on city region branding, Urban Research & Practice, vol 1(1), pp. 36-53.

Peel, D and Frank, A (2008) The Internationalisation of Planning Education: Issues, perceptions and priorities for action. Lead Paper and Response in a Planning Education Forum, Town Planning Review, vol 79(1), pp. 87-108; and pp. 120-123.

Peel, D and Lloyd MG (2008) Re-generating Learning in the Public Realm. Evidence-based Policy Making and Business Improvement Districts in the UK, Public Policy and Administration, vol 23(2), pp.189-205.

Kidd, S, Jha-Thakur, U, Peel, D, Fischer, T and Gazzola P (2008) Developing the Learning Potential of Strategic Environmental Assessment. In: eds. Strategic Environmental Assessment. CoastNet, The Resource Centre. London: CoastNet, pp.pp.1-13.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2008) ‘Governance and planning in the marine environment: Regulating aquaculture in Scotland’ The Geographical Journal special issue on 'Coastal and Marine Governance’, vol 174(4), pp.361-373.

Papers in press:

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2008) ‘The New Communicative Challenge: Place-branding, city politics, and the elusive collective city-image’ Town Planning Review, vol 79(5)

Lloyd MG and Peel D (forthcoming 2008/9) ‘New Labour and planning in Scotland - an overview of a decade’, Planning Practice and Research

Peel D, Lloyd MG and Lord, A (forthcoming 2009) ‘Business Improvement Districts and the Discourse of Contractualism: Towards a re-conceptualisation of partnership-working in England?’ European Planning Studies

Peel, D and Posas, P (forthcoming 2009/10) Promoting disability equality and inclusive learning in planning education, Innovations in Education & Teaching International

Editorials

Peel, D (2006) ‘Editorial: Searching to Shape and to Structure’, CEBE Transactions 3(1) pp. 1-5.
URL: http://ctiweb.cf.ac.uk/transactions/pdf/Editorial3(1).pdf

Peel, D (2008) ‘Editorial: JEBE Online for the Future’, Journal for Education in the Built Environment, 3(1) pp. 1-4.
URL: http://www.cebe.heacademy.ac.uk/jebe/pdf/Editorial3(1)DP.pdf

Peel, D (forthcoming 2008) ‘Editorial: Scholarship and Peer Review ’, Journal for Education in the Built Environment, 3(2) pp. 1-4.

Papers published in Professional Journals

Peel, D and Crompton, R (2001) ‘E-Learning through Web authoring’, NewsUpdate, Learning Teaching and Support Network. Cardiff: Centre for Education in the Built Environment, Vol 5 p. 14. Part of the Built Environment Appropriate Learning Technologies (BEATL) project. 
URL: http://cebe.cf.ac.uk/news/nu5pdf.PDF

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2002) ‘Ideas, think tanks and land use planning’ Scottish Planning and Environmental Law vol 93 pp. 114-115.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2003) ‘Planning for a Better Scotland - Carpe Diem’ Town and Country Planning vol 72(6) p. 196.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2003) ‘Shaping National Space in Scotland’ Town and Country Planning vol 72(7) pp. 224-225.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2003) ‘A Test for Modernisation’ Town and Country Planning vol 72(8) pp. 253-254.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2003) ‘Mediating Mediation in Land Use Planning’ Scottish Planning and Environmental Law vol 99 pp. 102-104.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2003) ‘Rebranding Local Intervention: Urban Regeneration Companies in Scotland’ Scottish Regeneration p. 5.

Peel, D (2004) ‘Food for Thought: Fairer Access to a Healthy Diet in Scotland’ Town and Country Planning vol 73(4) pp. 137-139.

Peel, D (2004) ‘More than a Make-over’ Town and Country Planning vol  73(5) pp. 169-171.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2004) ‘April Showers? National Spatial Planning in Scotland’ Scottish Planning and Environmental Law vol 103 pp. 56-58.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2004) ‘Spatial capacity-building?’ Town and Country Planning vol 73(6) pp. 182-185.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2004) ‘Entente Cordiale? Towards National Spatial Planning’ Economic Development vol 83 p. 7.

Lloyd MG and Peel D (2004) ‘Infrastructure, planning and economic development - Canadian Style’ Economic Development vol 84 p. 9.

Peel, D (2004) ‘Championing Educational Research in Planning’ NewsUpdate, Learning Teaching and Support Network. Cardiff: Centre for Education in the Built Environment 11 pp. 8-9. [ISSN 1471-0773]

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2004) ‘Moving Hearts and Minds:  Reflections from the Old World’ Ontario Planning Journal, vol 19 (5) p. 8.

Lloyd MG and Peel D (2004) ‘Business expectations for planning reform’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law vol 104 pp. 7576.

Peel, D (2004) ‘A marine spatial planning agenda?’ Scottish Planning and Environmental Law vol 104 p. 79.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2004) ‘Moving Minds, Making Choices’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law vol 106, pp. 122-123.

Grieve, N, Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2004) ‘Intellectual Activism and Modern Land Use Planning’ Town and Country Planning vol 73(12) pp. 363-365.

Grieve, N, Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2005) ‘Towards a civic renascence’ Town and Country Planning vol 74(1) pp. 36-37.

Peel, D (2005) ‘The ‘Ah-ness’ of learning’ Town and Country Planning vol 74(2), pp. 61-63.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2005) ‘The best laid plans’ Holyrood Policy Journal - Environment Review vol 2 pp. 18-22.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2005) ‘Planning reform: Reading the small print?’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law vol 109 pp. 53-55.

Peel, D (2005) ‘Putting heart back into the Campus in the City’ Town and Country Planning vol 74(5) pp 172-173.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2005) ‘Affordable housing: a foot on the property ladder?’Scottish Planning and Environment Law vol 110 pp. 77-78.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2005) ‘No more tinkering – Putting planning at the top of Scotland’s agenda’ Town and Country Planning vol 74(9) pp. 265-268.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2005) ‘Planning Reforms take centre stage’ Town and Country Planning vol 74(10) p. 293.

Grieve, N, Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2005) ‘Intellectual Activism and Modern Land Use Planning’ Journal of Generalism and Civics Issue VI, pp. 26-28
URL: http://www.hodgers.com/mike/patrickgeddes/introduction.html

Grieve, N, Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2005) ‘Towards a civic renascence’ Journal of Generalism and Civics Issue VI, pp. 29-31
URL: http://www.hodgers.com/mike/patrickgeddes/introduction.html

Peel, D (2005) ‘The ‘Ah-ness’ of learning’ Journal of Generalism and Civics Issue VI pp. 32-35
URL: http://www.hodgers.com/mike/patrickgeddes/introduction.html

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2005) ‘Public Participation in Environmental Matters’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law vol 111 p. 101.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2005) 'Iconic Art in Small-scale Waterfront Regeneration' Town and Country Planning vol 74(11) pp. 342-344.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2006) ‘Efficiency and Inclusivity: Make It a Reality Now or Give Up’ Town and Country Planning vol 75(1) pp. 12-14.

Peel, D (2006) ‘Culture Change: The English Experience’ The Scottish Planner vol 109 p. 11.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2006) ‘Planning authorities enter new waters’ Town and Country Planning vol 75(2) pp. 55-57.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2006) ‘Auditing the Planning System: A Matter of Capacity’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 114, pp. 32-33.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2006) ‘Competitive Cities: City regional thinking in practice’ Scottish Planning and Environmental Law 115, p. 53.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2006) ‘Towards a Coastal and Marine National Park in Scotland?’ Town and Country Planning, 75(7/8), pp. 209-211.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2006) ‘New agendas for land use planning’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 116, pp. 74-75.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2006) ‘“Dialogue not diktat” – planning modernisation and community engagement in Scotland’ Town and Country Planning vol 75(9) pp. 240-242.

Peel, D (2006) ‘A Duty to Promote Equality: Not a new approach, but a new way of thinking?’ Town and Country Planning vol 75(9) pp. 233-235.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2006) ‘Ambition, premonition and demolition’ Town and Country Planning, vol 75(12), pp. 367-368.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2006) ‘All aboard? Edinburgh’s ambition – Glasgow’s memory’ Town and Country Planning, vol 75(12) pp. 356-358.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2006) ‘A Stern Approach to Shaping Planning’, Scottish Planning and Environmental Law 118, pp. 127-129.

Lloyd MG and Peel D (2006) 'Competitive Cities: City regional thinking in practice', Scottish Planning and Environmental Law 118, p. 53.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘Reflections from the Tay Road Bridge’ Town and Country Planning, vol 76(4), pp. 131-133.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘The Planning Question and Barker’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 119, pp. 6-8.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘Land matters: planning and the status quo?’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 120, pp. 26-27.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘National planning lessons for the future?’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 120, pp. 32-33.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘“Unlocking the Potential’’: planning and the new world’. Scottish Planning and Environment Law 121, p. 56.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2007) ‘Future planning and an old question?’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 121, pp 56-57.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2007) ‘Transformative spatial planning in Scotland? “Small Country – Big Plans”!’ Town and Country Planning, vol 76(5), pp. 157-159.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘A fundamental shift. Will an embrace of cultural change unlock planning’s potential?’ Holyrood Magazine, Holyrood Supplement – Planning - Unlocking Potential, March, pp. 14-15.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘A New Enlightenment for Planning?’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 122, pp. 78-79.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘Housing supply and land use planning?’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 122, pp. 80-81.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘Planning White Paper in England – reconciling competing pressures?’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 122, pp. 81-82.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘On-going consultations in England?’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 122, pp. 82-83.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) ‘City regions in Scotland – time for a change?’ Scottish Planning and Environment Law 122, pp. 83-84.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2007) 'A Nationalist Wind of Change?' Town and Country Planning vol 76(6/7), pp 199-202.

Peel, D (2007) ‘Edinburgh, Festivals, and Scotland’s new Planning Act’ Town and Country Planning vol 76(10), pp. 350-353.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2007) ‘A New Town for the Highlands’ Town and Country Planning, vol 76(11), pp. 411-414.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2007) ‘City regional agendas in Scotland’ Town and Country Planning vol 76(12), pp. 438-440.

Peel, D and Lloyd, MG (2008) ‘Scotland’s New Planning Hierarchy’ Town and Country Planning vol 77(1), pp. 24-26.

Lloyd, M.G. & Peel, D. (2008) ‘A New Planning Bill in England’, Scottish Planning & Environment Law, 125, p. 10

Lloyd, M.G. & Peel, D. (2008) ‘Planning Shaping Up to the Arc of Prosperity?’, Scottish Planning & Environment Law, 125, pp. 3–5.

Lloyd, M.G. & Peel, D. (2008) ‘The National Planning Framework 2: Consultation and action’, Scottish Planning & Environment Law, 125, pp. 5-6.

Lloyd, M.G. & Peel, D. (2008) ‘Second’s Out – Scotland’s National Planning Framework 2’, Town and Country Planning vol 77(3), pp. 119-121.

Peel, D. (2008) ‘Regenerating Blue Places: Perception, Perception, Perception?’, Green Places, April, pp. 12-17.

Peel, D. (2008) ’75 Years of Schooling’, Town and Country Planning vol 77(6), pp. 265-268.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2008) ‘Redeveloping Paradise? Scale does matter’ Town and Country Planning, 77(9), pp. 379-380.

Book Reviews:

Peel, D (2001) The Deliberative Practitioner: Encouraging Participatory Planning Processes (Forester, J) in Planning Theory and Practice, vol 2(2) pp. 238-239.

Peel, D (2008) ‘Grappling with the contents of Vesuvius’ Walter Stephen (Ed) (2008) A Vigorous Institution. The Living Legacy of Patrick Geddes, Edinburgh: Luath Press Ltd. Town and Country Planning, 77(2), pp. 103-104.

Research Contracts and Commissioned Reports (selected published reports where available via web links)

Welsh Assembly Government – ‘Review of mobile phone operators permitted development rights’ (2008) [£48,085]:

This research was undertaken with Janet Askew, Adam Sheppard, Tom Appleby, Nigel Baker and Alice Dalton of the University of the West of England to provide an analysis of the legal, technical, economic and safety impacts of introducing possible changes to permitted development rights, as currently outlined in Part 24 of Schedule 2 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 S.I. No. 1995/418 (as amended).

 
ESRC/Academy for Sustainable Communities – ‘Developing the learning potential of appraisal in spatial planning’ (2007-2008) [£75,247]:

This research was undertaken with Sue Kidd, Thomas Fischer, Paola Gazzola and Urmila Jha-Thakur from the Department of Civic Design, University of Liverpool. It aims at developing a deeper understanding of the learning dimension of appraisal in the context of spatial planning and to recommend measures to improve practice in the UK, Germany and Italy. A closer insight of the relationship between contextual factors related to spatial planning and individual and organisational learning outcomes is to be developed.

University of Liverpool - Research Development Fund - ‘A Silver Lining? Active Ageing, Governance and the Coastal and Marine Environment’ (2007-2008) [£1800]

Dundee City Council, Community Planning Partnership - Monitoring and evaluation of Community Planning (formerly Social Inclusion Partnership) in Dundee (2003/2006) [180,000]

Scottish Executive - Mediation in Development Planning (2006) [£2,300]

Anglo-Japanese DAIWA Foundation/The Geddes Institute- Community Planning: Finding Innovative Ways Forward (2005/6) [£23,000]

Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland - Marine Spatial Planning (2004) [£500]

Scottish Executive - An Evaluation of the Effects of the Introduction in July 2001 of Revised Planning Controls over Telecommunications Development in Scotland (2003) [£25,000] :

Lloyd, MG, Peel, D, Roberts, PM and Riley, J (2004) An Evaluation of Revised Planning Controls over Telecommunications Development, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Social Research. ISBN 0-7559-3754-6.
URL: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2004/07/19574/39770

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2004) An Evaluation of Revised Planning Controls over Telecommunications Development Research Findings 183/2004, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Social Research. ISBN 0-7559-3755-4.
URL: http://194.247.95.101/Publications/2004/07/19575/39784

Scottish Executive - A Scoping Study of the Potential for Model Planning Policies in Scotland (2003) [£7000]:

The research was undertaken with MG Lloyd.

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2004) Model Policies in Land Use Planning in Scotland: A Scoping Study, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Social Research. ISBN 0-7559-3751-1.
URL: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2004/06/19512/39139

Lloyd, MG and Peel, D (2004) Model Policies in Land Use Planning in Scotland: A Scoping Study Research Findings No.182/2004, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Social Research. ISBN 0-7559-3752-X.
URL: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2004/06/19546/39365

Scottish Association for Mental Health - An Evaluation of the Abbeytext Project (2003) [£4000]

Centre for Education in the Built Environment (CEBE), University of Cardiff - Special Interest Group in Planning and Pedagogy - (2002/4) [£5000]:

Peel, D with B Lynch (2004) Special Interest Group Education Research in Planning Final Report and Trigger Papers, Centre for Education in the Built Environment, University of Cardiff.
URL: http://www.cebe.ltsn.ac.uk/learning/sig/education/index.php

European Commission, DGTREN FP5 project - Gaining Understanding of Improved Decision-Making and Participation Strategies (GUIDEMAPS) (GRD2-2000-30128) (2002)

European Commission, Cordis FP5 project HPSE-CT-2001-00080 - Gaining Understanding of Improved Neighbourhood Governance: Capacity for Social Integration (2001)

European Commission, Neighbourhood Housing Models (NEHOM) Improving the Quality of Urban Life Fifth Framework Programme (2001):

European Union Fifth Framework Programme ‘Improving the Quality of Urban Life’ Neighbourhood Housing Models (NEHOM) a project funded as part of Key Action 4 ‘City of Tomorrow and Cultural Heritage’.
URL: http://www.nhh.no/geo/NEHOM/publications/publications.html

Community Involvement in Town Centre Management (2001/2002) [£1500]

Brighton and Hove Council, Sussex, England - Community Involvement in the Review of the Local Development Plan (2001/2002)  

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and Development Trusts Association - Community Involvement in Development Trusts - (2001/2002) [£5000]