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Dr Jonathan Winder BA (Hons) MSc PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate History


Personal Statement

Jon is a historian, geographer and heritage practitioner. He currently works as a Postdoctoral Research Associate on the Wellcome-funded Melting Metropolis project, having previously worked for Leeds, Kent and the Institute of Historical Research. His academic research explores the diverse attempts to create more liveable and humane urban environments, both in the present and the past. He has published work on urban environmental history, children’s geography and the history of the children’s playground. As a practitioner, he has managed a variety of place-based regeneration and landscape restoration projects across the UK.