Staff Profile:Dr Sophie Bowlby

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My research interests are in feminist social and economic geography of urban areas and cross the divide between 'social' and 'economic' geography. I have a particular interest in the relationships between home and paid work. Specific topics areas are:

Research groups / Centres:

Human Environments Research Group

Key Facts

Sophie is a longstanding member of both the RGS/IBG Women and Geography Study Group and the Social and Cultural Study Group. She is has just finished working on an ESRC funded project on 'Children's embodied social capital and (dis)ability: connecting micro- and macro- scales of exclusion/inclusion' with Dr Louise Holt (Loughborough University) and Dr Jennifer Lea (Exeter University).

Sophie is a Director and Chairperson of ReadiBus, a bus service in Reading for people who cannot use ordinary buses.

Research Projects:

Sophie has been awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship for research on 'Changing spaces of support: friendship practices among women in their fifties' (£16,046) from February 2013 to February 2014.

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This list was generated on Wed Apr 23 13:11:52 2014 BST.
Qualifications:
BA (Cambridge); MSc PhD (Northwestern); AcSS (Human Geography

 

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