Environmental Assessment and Management Research Centre

What we do

Externally funded EAM research projects 2017-2023

  • ‘Strategic Environmental Assessment Scoping Study in West Africa’; Target Malaria (06/2023-07/2024); Principal Investigator (PI): Fischer.
  • ‘Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Mapping Exercise of South Sudan’; Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment, PI: Fischer (05/2023- ).
  •  ‘Analysis of environmental assessment regimes in jurisdictions outside the UK’; Office of Environmental Protection (01/2023-06-2023); Fischer, PI: Land Use Consultants.
  • ‘Report on the state of health in SEA and EIA in Europe’ World Health Organization (12/2020 - 03/2021); PI: Fischer and Ben Cave Associates.
  • ‘Instituting space for the environment – how might we give the demands of environmental policy goals a firm presence in the Planning System?’, NatureScot (01/2021 - 03/2021), with Cardiff and Dundee Universities; PI: Fischer.
  • ‘Embedding the Environment in the Local Development Plan Process – A Think Piece’, NatureScot (10/2020 - 11/2020), with Cardiff and Dundee Universities; PI: Fischer.
  • ‘Health Impact Assessment in Town Planning – case studies’, Public Health England (09/2020 - 12/2020); PI: Fischer.
  • ‘Contaminated sites and impact assessment’, World Health Organization (05/2020 - 10/2020); PI: Fischer.
  • China- Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Future Risk to the Climate Change and Natural Environment of Pakistan’, Commonwealth Scholarship Split Site Placement, PI: Fischer (2019 - 2020).
  •  ‘Strategic Planning and Health’, Local Government Association, PI: Fischer (10/2019 - 03/2020).
  • ‘Getting Research into Practice (GRIP): Health Impact Assessment in Town Planning’, Public Health England (09/2019 - 05/2020); PI: Fischer.
  •  ‘Assessing the differences in the intended effects of urban green infrastructure interventions in the UK and Mexico’, Wellcome Trust Newton Mobility Grants, PI; Fischer (2018 - 2019).
  • ‘Circular Economy and Health in Policy, Plan, Programme and Project Processes: A brief for Decision Makers and Planners’, WHO (03/2019 - 04/2019); PI: Fischer.
  • 2018 – 2019 - 'Territorial Impact Assessment for Cross-Border Cooperation' (ESPON); PI: Fischer
  • 2018 - ‘The Future of Environmental Regulations and Directives’ (RTPI); PI: Fischer
  • 2017-2022 ’URBAN GREEN UP: New strategy for Renaturing Cities through Nature Based Solutions, European Union Horizon 2020; PI: Fischer

Involvement in externally funded KE initiatives; 2017-2023 

  • 2017 – current  -  ‘(H)IA Online Platform’, World Health Organization (WHO) (3/2017-); Fischer
  •  ‘Toolkit for Proportionate and Consistent Consideration of Population and Human Health in Strategic Environmental Assessment’; Irish EPA (03/2023-02/2025); Fischer
  • ‘Support of a Strategic Environmental Assessment Scoping Study in West Africa’; Target Malaria (01/2022-); Fischer
  • ‘Guidelines for Health in Strategic Environmental Assessment for the SEA Protocol to the Espoo Convention’, UNECE, EIB and WHO, PI (01/2019 - 01/2020); Fischer.
  •  ‘Advice on the Integrated Impact Assessment of the Greater Liverpool Spatial Development Framework’, Greater Liverpool Authority, PI (09/2019 - 09/2020); Fischer.
  • ‘Developing guidelines for nuclear power programme SEAs’ (International Atomic Agency, 03/ 2016-11/2017); Fischer
  • ‘Supporting Teaching of EA at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan’; USAID-funded project for establishing a new Centre of Excellence on Water resources (University of Utah, 11/ 2015-6/2016; 12/2016-6/2017); Fischer

University of Liverpool grants; 2017-2023 

  • Great Lakes governance for climate resilience, Sarah Clement, 2017-2018
  • Business of Managing the Environment, Indian Partner Development Fund, Urmila Jha-Thakur and Sarah Clement, 2017-2018