The Landscape Research Group is a global community of interest in landscape and the ways we shape, and are shaped by, the places we live.
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Who we are
The Landscape Research Group is a global community of interest. Our staff, Board of Directors, members and partners represent a broad range of disciplines: geographers, planners, landscape architects, archaeologists and ecologists, to list but a few. This diversity is fundamental to a holistic understanding of landscape – its evolution and its future.
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Chief Executive & Company Secretary
East Sussex, UK
Membership & Communications Manager
Landscape Research editorial assistant
School for Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University, Australia
Board of Directors
Our Board are a very diverse, active and personable group of people, with different backgrounds, interests and expertise.
We welcome expressions of interest for new Directors at any time. If you’re interested in the work of LRG and helping develop its activities and strategic direction, please do contact our Chair in the first instance (contact details below).
Dr Chris Dalglish
Director of Inherit (the Institute for Heritage & Sustainable Human Development)
Vice-Chair and Honorary Treasurer
Lately Head of Social and Economic Research Forest Research, Alice Holt Research Station, UK
Associate Professor Emma Waterton
Landscape Research journal editor
Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University, Australia
Professor Laurence le Du-Blayo
Community Development Coordinator
Département de Géographie – UFR Sciences Scoailes, Université de Rennes 2, France
Professor Hannes Palang
Research and Policy Coordinator
Centre for Landscape and Culture, Estonian Institute of Humanities, Tallinn University, Estonia
Professor Vanesa Castan Broto
UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, Faculty of the Built Environment & Urban Institute, University of Sheffield, UK
Architect and Building Information Modelling (BIM) Coordinator, Tunisia
Dr Markus Leibenath
Senior Researcher, Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Dresden (Germany)
Archaeologist and environmentalist researcher, artist and activist, Hamilton, Scotland
Dr Ian Mell
Researcher & lecturer, Department of Planning & Environmental Management, University of Manchester, UK
Professor Kenneth Olwig
Department of Landscape Architecture, SLU, Alnarp, Sweden
Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin
Professor of Landscape Planning, SLU – Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences, Sweden
Researcher and Teacher in Landscape Architecture, University College London (UCL), UK