Professor David Gibbs

Emeritus Professor David Gibbs

Emeritus Professor of Human Geography

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Geography, Geology and Environment

Qualifications

  • BA (University of Manchester)
  • PhD (University of Manchester)

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Unravelling The Role Of Green Entrepreneurs In Urban Sustainability Transitions

Gibbs, D., & Yu, Z. (in press). Unravelling The Role Of Green Entrepreneurs In Urban Sustainability Transitions. Urban studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098019888144

Sustainability transitions and policy dismantling: Zero carbon housing in the UK

O'Neill, K., & Gibbs, D. (2020). Sustainability transitions and policy dismantling: Zero carbon housing in the UK. Geoforum, 108, 119-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.11.011

Examining regional competitiveness and the pressures of rapid growth: An interpretive institutionalist account of policy responses in three city regions

Krueger, R., Gibbs, D., & Carr, C. (2018). Examining regional competitiveness and the pressures of rapid growth: An interpretive institutionalist account of policy responses in three city regions. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 36(6), 965-986. https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654418767661

Social ties, homophily and heterophily in urban sustainability transitions: User practices and solar water heater diffusion in China

Yu, Z., & Gibbs, D. (2018). Social ties, homophily and heterophily in urban sustainability transitions: User practices and solar water heater diffusion in China. Energy research & social science ERSS, 46, 236-244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2018.07.029

Other

The green economy

Gibbs, D. (2019). The green economy

Research interests

David's key areas of expertise are in the field of local and regional development, with a particular focus on the intersection between economy and environment.

Current research involves studies of transition regions and the green economy.

In addition, David has expertise in the areas of green entrepreneurs and also circular economy initiatives.

A recent interest is in the development of 'experience landscapes' for leisure and tourism in rural areas, with a particular focus on mountain bike trail centres.

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Transition Regions and the Development of the Green Economy

Funder

RSA Regional Studies Association

Grant

£7,384.00

Started

1 November 2016

Status

Complete