The Department of Geography & Sustainable Development at St Andrews conducts international, agenda-setting research within three broadly focused research groupings: Environmental Change; Environment and Society; and Population, Health and Welfare.

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  • Debt amnesia: homeowners’ discourses on the financial costs and gains of homebuying 

    Soaita, Adriana Mihaela; Searle, Beverley Ann (2016-06) - Journal article
    In Anglo-Saxon societies, homeowners expect to create synergies between the owned house seen as a space of shelter, a place of home, a store of wealth and increasingly, an investment vehicle (and an object of debt). Drawing ...
  • Socioeconomic segregation in European capital cities. Increasing separation between poor and rich 

    Musterd, Sako; Marcińczak, Szymon; Ham, Maarten van; Tammaru, Tiit (2016-09-16) - Journal article
    Socioeconomic inequality is on the rise in major European cities, as are concerns over it, since it is seen as a threat to social cohesion and stability. Surprisingly, relatively little is known about the spatial dimensions ...
  • Assessing the societal benefits of river restoration using the ecosystem services approach 

    Vermaat, Jan E.; Wagtendonk, Alfred J.; Brouwer, Roy; Sheremet, Oleg; Ansink, Erik; Brockhoff, Tim; Plug, Maarten; Hellsten, Seppo; Aroviita, Jukka; Tylec, Luiza; Giełczewski, Marek; Kohut, Lukas; Brabec, Karel; Haverkamp, Jantine; Poppe, Michaela; Böck, Kerstin; Coerssen, Matthijs; Segersten, Joel; Hering, Daniel (2015-09-17) - Journal article
    The success of river restoration was estimated using the ecosystem services approach. In eight pairs of restored–unrestored reaches and floodplains across Europe, we quantified provisioning (agricultural products, wood, ...
  • Kinematic interpolation of movement data 

    Long, Jed (2015-09-17) - Journal article
    Mobile tracking technologies are facilitating the collection of increasingly large and detailed data sets on object movement. Movement data are collected by recording an object’s location at discrete time intervals. Often, ...
  • CHR Briefing 5: Immigration Act 2016 -more harm than good? 

    Simeonova, Mariya; Leahy, Sharon; McKee, Kim (Centre for Housing Research, University of St Andrews, 2016-09-13) - Report

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