Dr Gemma Burgess is a Senior Research Associate who joined the centre in February 2007. Her research interests include the relationship between housing and ageing, health inequalities, and equality issues more broadly. Her other main strand of research focuses on land supply, the planning system, house building, planning obligations and the delivery of affordable housing through the planning system. Gemma studied in the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge, completing a BA, MPhil and PhD. From 1st October 2016 she is the University’s Junior Pro-Proctor and Bye-Fellow at Newnham College.