Former Visiting Professors and Researchers

Professor J.W.R. Whitehand (Visiting Professor) is Emeritus Professor of urban geography at the University of Birmingham. He has worked closely with Peter Larkham and Nick Morton, and is Editor of Urban Morphology, the refereed journal of the International Seminar on Urban Form.

Alan Wenban-Smith (Visiting Professor) is a senior planning practitioner with interests in transport and spatial planning. He runs his own planning consultancy, Urban & Regional Policy.

David Seymour (Visiting Professor), formerly of the University of Birmingham, has research interests in lean construction and the construction profession.

Dr Barbora Lipovská (Leverhulme Visiting Research Fellow) was funded by the Leverhulme Trust for 2012 to work on rural community, space and land use issues. She completed her PhD at the Agricultural University of Nitra, Slovakia. She had previously visited the Centre for three months during her PhD research.

Dr Mert Nezih Rifaioglu is now a Lecturer in the Department of Architecture, Mustafa Kemal University, Turkey, a newly-established department. He has recently signed a protocol with the Hatay Governorship for preparing conservation projects for the Daphne Waterfalls Park and an Ottoman Khan namely Kursunlu Han in Antakya.
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Dr Zaemah Zainuddin is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at School of Economics, Finance and Banking (SEFB), College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). She worked on Islamic real estate funding during her stay in Birmingham.