Dr Juliet Carpenter

Senior Research Fellow - OISD: SPG

Profile

Juliet Carpenter is a Senior Research Fellow with research interests in urban regeneration, community engagement, participation in planning, innovation and competitiveness in urban-regional economies; regional economic development; EU Structural Funds.

Research interests and consultancy expertise

Urban regeneration, community engagement, participation in planning, innovation, regional economic development, EU Structural Funds.

Examples of recent projects

  • 2017-2020, Co-Creation - Funded by Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: RISE programme, PI.
  • 2015-2016, Affordable Housing and Planning Obligations - Funded by the Central Research Fund, Oxford Brookes University
  • 2012-2014, Marie Curie Research Fellow, based at L’Institut d’Urbanisme de Lyon "Urban Regeneration Governance for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Cities: An International Comparison of France and the UK"
  • 2012-2014, Co-investigator (with Dr Christina Horvath, Department of French, Oxford Brookes) on AHRC Research Network related to the social inclusion and cultural expression in the French suburbs - funded by AHRC (www.banlieuenetwork.org)
  • 2011-12, Path dependence and new path creation: The uneven development of wind power technologies in Britain and Germany – funded by the Central Research Fund
  • 2010, Social Enterprise and Regeneration: A Model for the Future? – funded by Oxford Brookes University
  • London 2010 Olympic legacy: A literature review – funded by the London Assembly
  • 2009-2010, Regional clusters of innovation in clean energy technologies in OECD countries – funded by the Central Research Fund
  • 2008, Path dependence, territorial innovation systems and the absorptive capacities of English city regions - funded by NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts)
  • 2008, Measuring social sustainability: Best practice from urban renewal in the EU – funded by the European Investment Bank
  • 2006, State of the Cities Report – Economic Performance of English Cities - funded by ODPM
  • 2006, Thames Gateway Evidence Review - funded by ODPM
  • 2005, Research into Professional Knowledge Development for Sustainable Communities – funded by RTPI and the Academy for Sustainable Communities (ASC)
  • 2005, Research for South East Excellence, into skills for the Urban Renaissance - funded by SEEDA
  • 2005, National Evaluation of Planning Aid - funded by RTPI / ODPM
  • 2004, Growth Areas and Transferable Lessons from the New Towns - funded by ODPM
  • 2004, Evaluation of Community Consultation Process in East Oxford - funded by East Oxford Action
  • 2004, Urban Audit - quality of life indicators - funded by Eurostat
  • 2004, SUBLAB (Sustainable Urban Development Laboratory), DG Research Fifth Framework Programme - funded by DG Research, European Commission
  • 2003, Ex-post evaluation of URBAN Community Initiative - funded by DG Regio, European Commission
  • 2002, Thematic evaluation of the contribution of the Structural Funds to sustainable development - funded by DG Regio, EC

Examples of recent publications and conference papers


Academic papers


Carpenter J (2014) Giving a voice to the banlieues? Spaces of participation in urban regeneration projects, Francosphères, 3, 2, pp 129-143

Carpenter J and Verhage R (2014) Lyon City Profile, Cities, 38, pp 57-68

Carpenter J (2014), Regeneration and the Legacy of Thatcherism, Metropolitiques, 15 October 2014

Simmie J, Sternberg R and Carpenter J (2014) New technological path creation: evidence from the British and German wind energy industries, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 24, 4, pp 875-904

Carpenter J (2013) Social Enterprise and Urban Regeneration – A Model for the Future? Quality of Life Journal, Special Issue on Social Enterprise, Vol 14, no 2, pp 137-156

Carpenter J, Simmie J, Conti E, Povinelli F, and Kipshagen J M (2012) Innovation and new path creation: The role of niche environments in the development of the wind power industry in Germany and the UK, European Spatial Research and Policy, 19, 2, pp 87-101

Carpenter J (2011) Money's too tight to mention? Urban regeneration in a recession and beyond: The case of Oxford, Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal, 4, 3, pp 228-239

Durning B, Carpenter J, Glasson J, Butina Watson G (2010). The spiral of knowledge development. Planning Practice and Research, 25 (4), pp 497-516

Brownill S and Carpenter J (2009) Governance and 'Integrated' Planning: The Case of Sustainable Communities in the Thames Gateway, England, Urban Studies, 46, 2, pp 251-274

Simmie J and Carpenter J (2008) Towards an Evolutionary and Endogenous Growth Theory Explanation of Why Regional and Urban Economies in England are Diverging, Planning Practice and Research, 23, 1, pp. 101-124.

Carpenter J and Brownill S (2008) Approaches to democratic involvement: Widening community engagement in the English planning system, Planning Theory and Practice, 9, 2, pp 227 - 248

Brownill S and Carpenter J (2007) Increasing Participation in Planning: Emergent Experiences of the Reformed Planning System in England, Planning Practice and Research, 22, 4, pp 619-634

Brownill S and Carpenter J (2007) Participation and Planning: Dichotomies, rationalities and strategies for power, Town Planning Review, 78, 4, pp 401-428

Brownill S and Carpenter J (2007) New improved participatory planning? The Planning Aid Experience, Town and Country Planning, 76, 1, pp26-29

Carpenter J (2006) 'Addressing Europe's Urban Challenges: Lessons from the EU URBAN Community Initiative', Urban Studies, Vol 43, 12, pp2145-2162

Book chapters


Carpenter J (2016) Assembling multi-level governance in regeneration: An international comparison between France and Britain, in Cole A and Payre R (eds) Cities as Political Objects, pp. 376-410, Edward Elgar.

Carpenter J and Horvath C (2014) Introduction, in "Regards croisés sur la Banlieue" eds Carpenter J and Horvath C pp 9-19, Brussels : Peter Lang

Carpenter J and Horvath C (2014) Introduction, in "Voices and Images from the Banlieue / Voix et Images de la Banlieue", eds Carpenter J and Horvath C pp 6-9, Oxford: Banlieue Network

Carpenter J (2013) Sustainable Urban Regeneration within the European Union: A case of ‘Europeanization’?, in Leary M E and McCarthy J (eds) The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration, pp 138-147, Abingdon: Routledge

Carpenter J (2011) "Integrated Urban Regeneration and Sustainability: Approaches from the European Union", in Colantonio A and Dixon T, Social Sustainability and Urban Regeneration: Best Practice from European Cities, Oxford: Blackwells

Books


Carpenter J and Horvath C (eds) (2015) Regards croisés sur la banlieue, Brussels : Peter Lang

Carpenter J and Horvath C (eds) (2014) Voices and Images from the Banlieue / Voix et Images de la Banlieue, Oxford: Banlieue Network

Working papers


Simmie J and Carpenter J (eds) (2010) Workshop proceedings: Papers presented at Workshop on New Path Creation, Trinity College Oxford, 5-7 September 2010

Carpenter J and Turró M (2008) Urban Regeneration and Partnerships: Approaches from the EU, Working Paper Series 2008/01, Oxford Brookes University, EIBURS Working Paper Series

Simmie J and Carpenter J (eds.) (2007) Path Dependence and the Evolution of City Regional Economies, Oxford Brookes University, Department of Planning Working Paper 197.

Carpenter J and Chadwick A (2007) Absorptive capacity and innovation outcomes in GB businesses: Initial findings, in Simmie J and Carpenter J (eds) "Path Dependence and the Evolution of City Regional Economies" pp86-110, Oxford Brookes University, Department of Planning Working Paper 197

Consultancy reports


Brownill S and Carpenter J (2010) Literature review: Olympic Venues – Regeneration Legacy, Report for the London Assembly

Simmie J, Carpenter J, Chadwick A, Martin R (2008) History Matters : Path dependence and innovation in British city-regions, London: NESTA

Simmie J, Carpenter J, Chadwick A, Martin R and Wood P (2006) The Competitive Economic Performance of English cities, London: ODPM

Butina Watson G, Brownill S, Carpenter J, Durning B and Reeve A (2006) Thames Gateway Evidence Review, London: ODPM

Butina Watson G, Brownill S, Carpenter J, Reeve A and Ward S (2006) Transferable Lessons from the New Towns, Housing Research Summary, Number 229, London: ODPM

Conference papers


Carpenter J and Horvath C (2016) “Voices and Images from the Banlieue: Towards co-creation of knowledge”, PoLIS Seminar, Bath University, 5th May 2016

Carpenter J (2016) “Urban policy, the EU and the UK: future perspectives?”, Cities of Tomorrow, 2nd international Seminar, “After the Riga Declaration, Towards an EU Urban Agenda”, Milan 16th January 2016

Carpenter J, Dlabac O and Zwicky R (2015) “The democratic foundations of the Just City: Comparing urban planning politics in Lyon and Zurich”, AESOP International Congress, 13-16 July 2015, Prague

Carpenter J (2015) “Urban Policy and Regeneration: A UK (and French and EU) Perspective”, Cities of Tomorrow 1st International Seminar, Seville, 4th December 2015

Carpenter J (2014) « La représentation de la banlieue à travers la co-création des images : L’expérience de Banlieue Network », Journée d’Etudes « Les médiations visuelles de la ville : la photographie comme image, archive, média », Lyon 12 December 2014

Carpenter J (2014) Listening for ‘unheard voices’?: Urban regeneration governance in France and England, IPSA International conference, Montreal, July 2014;

Carpenter J (2014) Multilevel governance and the relationship between neighbourhood and city governance mechanisms: An international comparison bertween France and the UK, Triangle International Conference, Lyon, November 2014

Simmie J, Sternberg R and Carpenter J (2013) New technological path creation: Evidence from the British & German wind energy industries from the perspective of evolutionary economic geography, AAG, Los Angeles, April 2013;

Simmie J, Sternberg R and Carpenter J (2013) Innovation & new technological part creation: Urban innovation in wind energy industry in Germany & UK, UAA, San Francisco, April 2013;

Carpenter J (2013) "Urban regeneration governance in Lyon, France: Implications at the local and city levels", Paper presented at AESOP Annual Conference, Dublin, 15-19 July 2013

Carpenter J, Simmie J, Conti E, Povinelli F and Milan Kipshagen J (2011) Innovation and new path creation: Insights into the wind power industry for Europe’s competitiveness, Paper presented at the 3rd European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation, CONCORD-2011, Seville, 6th October 2011

Carpenter J (2010) Social Enterprise and Regeneration: A Model for the Future? Paper at 24th AESOP Annual Conference, Helsinki Finland, 7 – 10 July 2010

Carpenter J (2010) What role for social enterprise in regeneration? Invited keynote speaker at ESRC Public Policy Seminar on Regeneration, Planning and Worklessness, 22nd January 2010, CLG London

Carpenter J (2009) Money's too tight to mention? Urban regeneration in a recession and beyond: The case of Oxford, Paper presented at the ISA International Conference, Glasgow, September 2009