Paul Simpson

Academic profile

Dr Paul Simpson

Associate Professor of Human Geography
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Paul's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 04: SDG 4 - Quality EducationGoal 09: SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and InfrastructureGoal 11: SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGoal 16: SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong InstitutionsGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Paul

Associate Professor of Human Geography

Leader of the Centre for Research in Society and Environment

UoA14 (Geography and Environmental Sciences) coordinator for the Research Excellence Framework

ESRC South-West Doctoral Training Partnership Lead (Human Geography)

Programme Co-ordinator for the MSc Human Geography Research 


My teaching interests broadly lie in the areas of:

Urban Geography (Urban Design, Security and Counter-terrorism Everyday Life, and Public Space)

Experiential Geographies (Perception of the Environment, Embodied Experiences of Practice, Performance, and Mobility)

Theory and Philosophy in Geography

Qualitative Methods

Contact Paul

A518, Portland Square, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
+44 1752 584752