Professor Annette Hastings
- Professor of Urban Studies (Urban Studies)
- Associate (Institute of Health & Wellbeing)
Annette's research focuses broadly on issues of inequality within changing cities.
- Public service provision in disadvantaged and better off neighbourhoods
- Impacts of austerity on cities, neighbourhoods and local government
- Neighbourhood stigmatisation (processes and effects)
- Language use in the policy process
Annette is currently a Co-I on the Urban Big Data Centre - Administrative big data and unequal access to public services project and a Co-I in the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence.
- ESRC-IAA/SPICe Counting the Cost of the Cuts for Scottish Local Government 2015-2018 (£63,000) Principal Investigator
- Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Reframing Citizen/State Relationships in a Time of Austerity 2012-2013 (£39,992) Co-I
- Arts and Humanities Research Council Connectivity and Conflict in periods of Austerity: What do we know about the middle class political activism and its effects on public services? 2011 (£24k with Matthews) Principal Investigator
- University of Glasgow Adam Smith Research Foundation/Urban Studies Research Fund A critical interpretive review of the applicability of ‘candidacy’ as a concept in understanding access to public services. 2011 (£3,851 with Mackenzie (PI), Munro & O’Donnell) Co-I
- Joseph Rowntree Foundation Serving Deprived Neighbourhoods in a Recession Phases 1-3 2010-2015 (£197,000)
- Joseph Rowntree Foundation Serving Deprived Neighbourhoods in a Recession 2010-11 (£20k, with Bailey and Bramley) Principal Investigator
- ESRC Studentship Proposal Competition Super-diverse neighbourhoods: can the current policy architecture adapt? (2010-2014, with Bynner) First supervisor
- Lord Kelvin / Adam Smith Scholarship Scheme Measuring the impact of events on the cultural capital of socially excluded groups (2009-2013, with Purcell) Second supervisor
- Urban Studies Research Incentivisation Fund/ Adam Smith Research Foundation The Impact of Large Scale Regeneration on Young People’s Attachment to Place 2010-2011 (£3000 with Bradley and Madgin) Co PI
- Urban Studies Research Incentivisation Fund Coping with the Cuts: investigating the operation of the ‘law of accumulated advantage’ with respect to public service provision in an era of fiscal austerity (£1430 ) Principal Investigator
- Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute The problem of social housing stigmatisation and the innovations that can minimise its effects: a panel investigation 2009-10 (A$57,400 Jacobs and Arthurson) International Expert Advisor
- Joseph Rowntree Foundation A Clean Sweep: delivering cleaner streets in diverse neighbourhoods £116k 2006-9 (with Bailey and Bramley) Principal Investigator
Current research students
Getting by in Easterhouse? A qualitatice study of female social networks and their role in supporting women with experience of lone motherhood to navigate challenge.
2017 - present
An evaluation of the implementation of smart city standards in a variety of UK municipal contexts.
Do we have to talk about climate change? Exploring community ideas for environmental action and resilience.
A place for Urban 'Character' within Urban Design and Development
2016 – present
Community Enterprise, Regeneration and Gentrification: Tracing the Role of Asset-Owning Community Enterprise Organisations within Processes of Regeneration/Gentrification
Capturing and Engendering Notions of Place Attachment and Identity in the Process of Urban Regeneration: A Study of the Clyde Waterfront Regeneration Project in Glasgow
2017 – part time
Annette is interested in supervising qualitative and mixed methods doctoral projects aligned with her research interests.
Past research students
Mary Anne Macleod
Understanding the rise and impact of food banks within the welfare state: a comparative study between Scotland and Finland
The Provision Of Cultural Policy within Contemporary Urban Governance and its Impact on Multi-level Inequality
Super diverse neighbourhoods: can the current policy architecture adapt to a new kind of 'problem' neighbourhood?
Re-configuring Housing Governance in Glasgow Post-Stock Transfer: regulatory and liberatory possibilities
Social and Public Policy, Level 1B Understanding Glasgow in a Globalised World:
Social Problems and Policy Responses (UG) (Co-convenor Keith Kintrea)
Regenerating Cities (PGT)
Community Empowerment and Engagement (PGT)
Making Public Policy (UG)
Understanding Public Policy (PGT)
Governance and Markets (PGT)
Evidence and the Policy Process (PGT)
Housing and Inequality (PGT)