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Frances Drake Dr Frances Drake

Contact details

Room Manton 10.107
School of Geography
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK

Email:
f.drake

Telephone:
+44 (0) 113 34 33332

Student hours:
Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am - 3:00pm

Research overview

Dr Frances Drake is a Senior Lecturer in climate change. Her research interests include global environmental change, climate change, and environmental citizenship. In particular she is interested in the modes of governance and how science is used to promote and maintain certain discourses. She has supervised a variety of postgraduate research projects including investigating alternative energy; the practice of climate change scientists and modelling land use under a changing climate.

 

Selected publications

Additional recent publications

  • Ngo TA; Drake F; See L (2011) An Agent-Based Modelling Application of Shifting Cultivation, In: Heppenstall A; Crooks A; See L; Batty M (Ed) Agent-Based Models of Geographical Systems, Springer Verlag.
  • Drake F (2010) Adapting to Climate Change: Thresholds, Values, Governance, GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL, 176, pp.181-181.
  • Ngo TA; See L; Drake F (2009) An agent based approach to simulating the dynamics of shifting cultivation in an upland village in Vietnam, International Journal of Geomatics and Spatial Analysis, 19, pp.493-522. doi: 10.3166/geo.19.493-522

Current projects

  • Currently I am researching the contestation surrounding fracking from the point of view of protesters
  • The application of agent based models to social change

More work in progress

Research affiliations

 

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