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Dr Sónia Alves

Projects

Complete list of projects, with the most recent at the top.
Planning for Affordable Housing (PLANAFFHO)
Dr Sónia Alves is currently working on PLANAFFHO - a two year Marie Sklowdowska-Curie Fellowship which aims to examine how land use planning contributes to the provision of affordable housing for people on low incomes, and how it has promoted a mix of housing tenures within new developments in three European capital cities - Copenhagen, Lisbon and London - since 2007.

Publications and Presentations

Complete list of publications and presentations, with the most recent at the top.
Understanding the relationship between land use planning and housing
Dr Sónia Alves gave a presentation at 'Affordable housing: the 20th century legacy,' an international congress held at the Faculty of Architecture of Porto University (FAUP) in May 2019.
The challenges of gentrification
In March 2019, Sónia Alves took part in a debate on the challenges of governance, tourism and population in the historical centre of Porto.
Land Economy Seminar Series Presentation
As part of the Department of Land Economy's Michaelmas seminar series, Dr Alves gave a presentation of her research to date, focusing on her international comparative analysis of housing and planning use.
Structure and agency: variations in planning outcomes and the delivery of affordable housing in England
Dr Gemma Burgess delivered a presentation on behalf of herself and Sónia Alves at the 4th Annual International Conference on Urban Planning and Property Development in Singapore
Cross-comparative analysis of Portugal, England and Denmark
Sónia Alves presented at the International Conference on the Global Dynamics of Social Policy at the University of Bremen, on behalf of herself and Gemma Burgess, in October 2018.
Land-use planning and housing: issues of supply and affordability
Sónia Alves presented at the 2018 UK and Ireland Planning Conference in Sheffield, September 2018.
Outcomes of Urban Requalification under Neoliberalism
Sónia Alves, CCHPR, and Rosa Branco, CICS, gave a presentation to the Urban Sociology Research Network in Madrid.
HSA Presentation: Conceptualising the differences
Sónia Alves's presentation to the Housing Studies Association conference 2018 in Sheffield looked at the differences and commonality in spatial planning.
Advanced Sociology Seminars Presentation
Dr Alves gave a presentation on interdisciplinary approaches to housing research at the University of Lisbon in April 2018. This was part of a series of Advanced Sociology seminars at the University.
Housing and Urban Planning Policies Presentation
Dr Sónia Alves gave a lecture to the students of the University of Lisbon's Programme for Seniors on Housing and Urban Planning Policies in Portugal.
ICS Lisbon: Blog
Sónia's blog for ICS Lisbon looks at the potential for land value capture to impact the provision of affordable housing in Portugal: Mobilizar as mais valias do planeamento a favor da construção de habitação económica?
PLPR 2018 Presentation: Evora
Sónia Alves and João Ferrão gave a presentation on 'Land-use planning and the provision of affordable housing in Portugal' to the 2018 Annual Planning, Law and Property Rights conference at the University of Novi-Sad.
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Living on the edge

Gemma Burgess and Lynne McAulay talk about the evaluation of the New Horizons project

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Households of the Future. Bookings now open for our Cambridge Festival of Ideas event of 15 October

Sep 23, 2019

Households of the future: will sharing our home become the new norm? Tuesday 15 October 6.00pm - 7.45pm

Journal article published in Housing, Theory and Society

Aug 27, 2019

Gemma Burgess and Kathryn Muir's paper, The Increase in Multigenerational Households in the UK: The Motivations for and Experiences of Multigenerational Living, has been published online in Housing, Theory and Society.

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