Professor Catherine Leyshon (nee Brace )
Associate Professor of Human Geography


Postdoctoral researchers

  • Laura Colebrooke
  • Timothy Walker

Postgraduate researchers

  • Nik Heerens (2010-2013) - The Role of Higher Education in Regional Economic Regeneration. Nik is funded by a partnership with the Combined Universities in Cornwall.


  • Dr Hilary Geoghegan (Post-doc)
  • Dr Kathi Kaesehage (Post-doc)
  • Jenny Lee (PhD)
  • Annie Lovejoy (PhD) (Falmouth University, 2006-2011) - Place and Identity in Process Based Art. This is a joint supervision between Professor Brace and Dr Daro Montag at Falmouth University, funded by the AHRC.
  • Elidh Moir (PhD) (University of Exeter, 2008-2011) - Forging New Governance through Localism. Eilidh is funded by Cornwall County Council.
  • Ben Oldcorn (PhD)
  • Hilary Phillips (Falmouth University, 2008-2013 part time) - Reconstruction deconstructed: a study of post war housing in Plymouth. This is a joint supervision between Professor Brace and Dr Fiona Hackney at Falmouth University. Hilary is funded via the AHRC.
  • Lucy Rose (PhD)
  • Sarah Thomson (PhD) (2009-2012) - The Outdoor Landscapes of Cornwalls Secondary Schools: Exploring the Politics of Design. Sarah is funded by an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award with Cornwall Council.
  • Tea Tverin (PhD) (2009-2012) - Giving Children the Chance to be Children : Memory, Identity and Holidays in the Countryside. Tea is funded by the ESRC cluster for Sport, Leisure and Tourism.
  • Timothy Walker (2011-2016) - Climate Change and Vulnerable Communities. Tim is funded by an ESRC Doctoral Training Centre award.

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