Photo of Prof Thomas Fischer

Prof Thomas Fischer PhD

Professor Geography and Planning

    Research

    Research Interest 1

    - Strategic Environmental Assessment, environmental impact assessment, sustainability appraisal, health impact assessment
    - Environmental assessment and management higher education
    - Environmentally sustainable planning processes
    - European spatial planning
    transport policy, plan, programme and project making

    Research Group Membership
    Research Grants

    Assessing the differences in the intended effects of urban green infrastructure interventions in the UK and Mexico

    DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY (BEIS) (UK)

    September 2018 - September 2019

    Simulations for Innovative Mechanisms for the Self-organizing City: testing new tools for Value Capturing

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    October 2014 - December 2018

    Reuniting planning and health: tackling the implementation gaps in evidence, governance and knowledge

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    November 2014 - March 2017

    Business and Local Government Data Research Centres (Big Data)

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    February 2014 - November 2020

    Knowledges, resources and legal regimes: the new geopolitics of the polar regions

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    January 2010 - July 2011

    Celtic Seas Partnership

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    October 2012 - March 2017

    The sociopolitical, environmental and technological implications of climatic changes in the Circumpolar Arctic for UK Energy Security

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    September 2007 - August 2010

    Developing the learning potential of appraisal in spatial planning

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    September 2007 - May 2008

    Towards an improved governance? Differences in perceptions of effective Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) application in the UK and China

    BRITISH ACADEMY (UK)

    July 2006 - April 2008

    Linguistic impact assessment.

    DENBIGHSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL (UK)

    March 2003 - February 2005

    TwoEA-M - Enhancing Attractiveness of Environmental Assessment and Management Higher Education

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    December 2008 - November 2010

    Pioneers in Urban- Rural Entrepeneurship Hub

    BOERENBOND (BELGIUM)

    June 2012 - May 2015

    Development of a territorial impact assessment (TIA) framework for the EC and national as well as regional/local policies and plans in EU member states.

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    October 2010 - April 2012

    Environmental assessment and disaster events

    ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

    July 2012 - July 2013