Researchers

mikeDr Michael Leyshon is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the Centre for Geography, Environment and Society. Mike is the principle lead on the Volunteers in Communities project. His research interests are in youth, volunteering and participatory governance. Mike’s expertise on how to affect change in local communities and governance is invaluable for the team.

Dr Michael Leyshon is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the Centre for Geography, Environment and Society. Mike is the principle lead on the Volunteers in Communities project. His research interests are in youth, volunteering and


Decent piccy of meCatherine Leyshon is Associate Professor of Human Geography at the Centre for Geography, Environment and Society. Kate’s research interests are in place, community resilience and delivery of elderly health and social care. Kate’s experience of working with health care agencies and voluntary groups brings key practical guidance to the team for delivering impact. But Kate is better known for her exceptional cake baking skills.

Dr Michael Leyshon is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the Centre for Geography, Environment and Society. Mikinvaluabl

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Dr Timothy Walker is a Research Associate aOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAt the Centre for Geography, Environment and Society. His research interests are in risk, multi-stakeholder governance and Participatory Action Research (PAR). As the Knowledge Exchange Fellow Timothy is working within voluntary sector organisations to help shape practice and ensure research impact.

e is the principle lead on the Volunteers in Communities project. His research interests are in youth, volunteering and participatory governance. Mike’s expertise on how to affect change in local communities and governance is  team.