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Complete list of publications and presentations, with the most recent at the top.

Read more at: Last-time buyers: why many older homeowners shun downsizing (The Guardian)

Last-time buyers: why many older homeowners shun downsizing (The Guardian)

In January 2021, The Guardian newspaper highlighted our research for the Nationwide Foundation in their feature 'A place called home'.


Read more at: Can smart homes meet the needs of our ageing population? The challenges of implementation

Can smart homes meet the needs of our ageing population? The challenges of implementation

Gemma Burgess, who sits on the TAPPI panel, gave a presentation as part of the Housing LIN Summit 2020 session on mainstreaming accessible housing on 11 December 2020. Smart homes presentation for Housing LIN.pdf Smart homes presentation for Housing LIN.pdf


Read more at: Locating OSM: Offsite construction is firmly on the agenda, but where exactly is ‘offsite’?

Locating OSM: Offsite construction is firmly on the agenda, but where exactly is ‘offsite’?

Locating OSM: Offsite construction is firmly on the agenda, but where exactly is ‘offsite’?, a blog by Hannah Holmes and Gemma Burgess, has been published by CCHPR.


Read more at: Towards a co-creative Stakeholder engagement framework for Smart City projects

Towards a co-creative Stakeholder engagement framework for Smart City projects

Richmond Ehwi gave a peer presentation to Department of Land Economy colleagues on 3 December 2020.


Read more at: The Quarantini Podcast

The Quarantini Podcast

Gemma Burgess contributed to The Quarantini podcast's look at the Digital Divide on 30 November 2020.


Read more at: The Digital Divide: what does the research tell us?

The Digital Divide: what does the research tell us?

Gemma Burgess presented some of CCHPR's research findings as part of the Cambridge Digital Partnership's online conference on 19 October 2020.


Read more at: New Horizons: Long term impact of coaching & the wider context of structural poverty

New Horizons: Long term impact of coaching & the wider context of structural poverty

Hannah Holmes and Gemma Burgess 's report for New Horizons looks at the longer term impact of the project.


Read more at: SO Resi Shared Ownership 2020

SO Resi Shared Ownership 2020

The findings of CCHPR's research, by Gemma Burgess, were released by SO Resi (Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing's shared ownership brand) at an industry event on 3 February 2021. The report, Shared Ownership Market Review 2020, can be downloaded from the SO Resi website here .


Read more at: Tackling the housing crisis through digital technologies and OSM

Tackling the housing crisis through digital technologies and OSM

Gemma Burgess presented to the Whitehall & Industry Group in August 2020


Read more at: ARCOM Conference Paper : OSM & Construction Industry Transformation

ARCOM Conference Paper : OSM & Construction Industry Transformation

The paper 'Offsite manufacturing and construction industry transformation: a multi-level socio-technical transitions perspective' has been published in the Proceedings of the 36th Annual ARCOM Conference.


Read more at: Beyond the pandemic: tackle the digital divide

Beyond the pandemic: tackle the digital divide

The crisis is forcing us all to change direction, to rethink what we do and how we do it. In this series, the University of Cambridge asks the question: beyond the pandemic, where should we go from here?


Read more at: Small-scale modular housing could provide a lifeline for people experiencing homelessness

Small-scale modular housing could provide a lifeline for people experiencing homelessness

CCHPR researchers have teamed up with colleagues at the Max Planck Cambridge Centre for Ethics Economy and Social Change in this article for The Conversation .


Read more at: Modular Housing Project: resident experiences

Modular Housing Project: resident experiences

Our report explores how and why the residents' increased sense of security and autonomy has enabled them to make positive changes to their lives. The evidence from the research suggests that providing modular homes in tandem with robust support services has the potential to improve outcomes for...


Read more at: Tackling the housing crisis through digital technologies and OSM

Tackling the housing crisis through digital technologies and OSM

Our policy paper for the Bennett Institute of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge forms part of the series 'An Industrial Strategy for Tomorrow'. Industrial Strategy for Tomorrow: Tackling the housing crisis.pdf Industrial Strategy for Tomorrow: Tackling the housing crisis.pdf


Read more at: Flourishing Systems

Flourishing Systems

The Cambridge Centre for Digital Built Britain have published a white paper: ' Flourishing systems: re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing '.


Read more at: Unpicking the downsizing discourse

Unpicking the downsizing discourse

A paper by Gemma Burgess and Valentine Quinio has been published online by the journal Housing Studies. Unpicking the downsizing discourse: understanding the housing moves made by older people in England discusses the nuances of the resiidential moves made by over 55s in England. The ‘downsizing’...


Read more at: Community Exchange and Time Currencies: A systematic and in-depth thematic review of impact on public health outcomes

Community Exchange and Time Currencies: A systematic and in-depth thematic review of impact on public health outcomes

A paper by Caroline Lee, Gemma Burgess, Isla Kuhn, Andy Cowan and Louise Lafortune has been published in the journal Public Health.


Read more at: Offsite construction: is it the answer to the housing crisis?

Offsite construction: is it the answer to the housing crisis?

Dr Gemma Burgess presented at the National Housing Federation's Asset Management and Maintenance Conference on 23 October 2019.


Read more at: Urban informality in the Global North: (il)legal status and housing strategies of Ghanaian migrants in New York City

Urban informality in the Global North: (il)legal status and housing strategies of Ghanaian migrants in New York City

A journal paper co-authored by Sabina Maslova and Gemma Burgess has been published online by the International Journal of Housing Policy. Different legal statuses of migrants are known to affect housing opportunities in the destination cities. The research explores the housing journeys of Ghanaian...


Read more at: Reinventing Renting

Reinventing Renting

Our report, Reinventing Renting: The application of digital technology in housing for 'generation rent', was presented as part of the CDBB's September2019 showcase event .


Read more at: Decision maker interactions with Citizens UK

Decision maker interactions with Citizens UK

This report, published in late 2019, aimed to better understand how Citizens UK engages with decision makers.


Read more at: Working together to respond to poverty in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Working together to respond to poverty in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The New Horizons Conference was held on 21 November, 2019 at the Storey Centre, Eddington, Cambridge.


Read more at: Achieving local economic change: what works?

Achieving local economic change: what works?

The Local Trust have published their report 'Achieving local economic change: what works? '


Read more at: Virtuous or vicious circles?

Virtuous or vicious circles?

A paper co-authored by Gemma Burgess was published by Geoforum in November 2019: Virtuous or vicious circles? Exploring the behavioural connections between developer contributions and path dependence: Evidence from England.


Read more at: Is co-living a good choice to support healthy, happy ageing at home?

Is co-living a good choice to support healthy, happy ageing at home?

Our booklet, 'Is co-living a good choice to support healthy, happy ageing at home?', provides information about co-living and the different forms it can take. It sets out the benefits that co-living brings, and sets out the risks associated with co-living. The booklet includes useful signposting...


Read more at: Is co-living a housing solution for vulnerable older people?

Is co-living a housing solution for vulnerable older people?

Our final report for the Nationwide Foundation and the Nationwide Building Society was published in 2019. A summary report is also available.


Read more at: The Increase in Multigenerational Households in the UK

The Increase in Multigenerational Households in the UK

The Increase in Multigenerational Households in the UK: The Motivations for and Experiences of Multigenerational Living by Gemma Burgess and Kathryn Muir has been published online in Housing, Theory and Society . Multigenerational living is a household arrangement that has been little studied in...


Read more at: Tackling digital, financial and employment exclusion

Tackling digital, financial and employment exclusion

This report for the Evaluation of the New Horizons programme provides evidence about the impact of personalised coaching for people facing financial, digital and workplace exclusion.


Read more at: How does the provision of advanced, predictive telecare and smart home technology for older people affect its outcomes?

How does the provision of advanced, predictive telecare and smart home technology for older people affect its outcomes?

Our report looks at the provision of advanced, predictive telecare and smart home technology for older people. Report: Provision of advanced, predictive telecare and smart home technology.pdf Report: Provision of advanced, predictive telecare and smart home technology.pdf


Read more at: Exploring CSaP's impact

Exploring CSaP's impact

Our report for the University of Cambridge's Centre for Science and Policy explores the impact and acheivements of the Policy Fellowship programme. Exploring CSAP's Impact.pdf Exploring CSAP's Impact.pdf