Mobility, Mood and Place (MMP) is a multidisciplinary collaboration between:

The University of Edinburgh
Heriot-Watt University
King’s College London
Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York

Our expertise spans a range of relevant research areas and academic disciplines, including environment, health, wellbeing, gerontology and social policy.

Our team comprises:

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Professor Peter Aspinall
Emeritus Professor of Environmental Studies
Heriot-Watt University
Find out more about Peter on the Heriot-Watt Research Gateway

Dr Mark Cherrie
Postdoctoral Researcher (Health & Environment)
University of Edinburgh

Professor Richard Coyne
Professor of Architectural Computing
University of Edinburgh

Máire Cox
University of Edinburgh

Mary Craig
Policy Liaison
University of Edinburgh

Professor Ian Deary
Director of the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology
University of Edinburgh

Caroline Lancaster
Administrative Assistant
University of Edinburgh

Professor Gillian Mead
Professor of Stroke and Elderly Care Medicine
University of Edinburgh

Dr Chris Neale
Research Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute
University of York

Anna Orme
OPENspace Administrator
University of Edinburgh

Professor Jamie Pearce
Professor of Health Geography
University of Edinburgh

Dr Jenny Roe
Senior Research Leader, Stockholm Environment Institute
University of York

Iain Scott
Lecturer in Architecture
University of Edinburgh

Dr Niamh Shortt
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography
University of Edinburgh

Professor John Starr
Director of the Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Centre
University of Edinburgh

Sara Tilley
Research Associate
University of Edinburgh

Catherine Tisch
Research Assistant
University of Edinburgh

Dr Neil Thin
Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology
University of Edinburgh

Professor Anthea Tinker
Professor of Social Gerontology
King’s College London
Find out more about Anthea on King’s Research Portal

We are delighted to have the support of our two International Expert Advisors:

Professor Gloria Gutman, Professor Emerita, Founding Director and Former Chair
of the Department of Gerontology at Simon Fraser University, Canada, and Member of the
WHO Expert Group on Knowledge Translation on Ageing and Health.

Professor Ichiro Kawachi, Professor of Social Epidemiology and
Chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health, USA.

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