Dr Nicola Thompson

Roles and Responsibilities

AFRD Impact and Engagement Committee - chair

AFRD Athena SWAN Self Assessment Committee - chair


BA (hons) Geography (University of Newcastle)
PhD (School of Geogrpahy, University of Leeds)

Previous Positions

2003-2005 Research Associate, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development

2005 - 2011 Runciman Research Fellow, Centre for Rural Economy, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development 

Research Interests

Protected area governance and management in the UK and Europe

Rural Governance

Rural Development policy and practice in the UK and Europe 

Postgraduate Supervision

I currently co-supervise the following research students: 
Liz Juppenlatz is working on a PhD on neighbourhood planning and localism in Northumberland.

I have supervised five research students to successful completion.

Undergraduate Teaching

ACE1049 Global Challenges, Controversies and Citizenship (module leader) 

ACE 3093 Special Study (contributor)

ACE3035 Sustainable Land Use and Management (contributor)

Postgraduate Teaching

ACE 8047 Work Placment in Rural Development (module leader)

ACE 8050 The Contemporary Countryside (module leader)