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

    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)
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Research for South East Excellence, into skills for the Urban Renaissance - funded by SEEDA
  • National Evaluation of Planning Aid - funded by RTPI / ODPM
  • 2004

  • Growth Areas and Transferable Lessons from the New Towns - funded by ODPM
  • Evaluation of Community Consultation Process in East Oxford - funded by East Oxford Action
  • Urban Audit - quality of life indicators - funded by Eurostat
  • 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 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 (2016) “Multi-level governance in planning regeneration projects: An international comparison”, World Planning Schools Congress, Rio di Janeiro, 3-8 July 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

Juliet Carpenter

CONTACT

Department of Planning

Oxford Brookes University
Headington Campus
Gipsy Lane
Oxford, UK
OX3 0BP

jcarpenter@brookes.ac.uk