Dr Robert Rogerson

Depute Director Inst For Future Cities

Institute for Future Cities


The future of the city centre : urbanisation, transformation and resilience - a tale of two Newcastle cities
Rogerson Robert J, Giddings Bob
Urban Studies (2020)
Using major events to increase social connections : the case of the Glasgow 2014 Host City Volunteer programme
Rogerson Robert J, Nicholson Rafaelle, Reid Fiona, Sly Bridget
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events (2019)
Creating an event volunteering legacy : the 2014 Host City Volunteer initiative
Rogerson Robert, Reid Fiona, Nicholson Rafaelle
Event Management (2019)
That's all very well in practice, but what about the theory? The case of Glasgow Life, Scotland
O'Neill Mark, Rogerson Robert
Managing Organisational Success in the Arts (2018) (2018)
Three years on - the impact of being a Host City Volunteer at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
Rogerson Robert, Reid Fiona, Sly Bridget, Nicholson Raf
A comparison between the cost effectiveness of CCTV and improved street lighting as a means of crime reduction
Lawson Tony, Rogerson Robert, Barnacle Malcolm
Computers, Environment and Urban Systems Vol 68, pp. 17-25 (2018)

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Professional activities

Social Innovation Systems for Building Resilient Communities
Scottish Centre for Regeneration (External organisation)
Town Planning Review (Journal)
Guest editor
Scottish Qualifications Authority (External organisation)
ESRC Peer Review College (External organisation)
Town Planning Review (Journal)
Guest editor

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GCRF Pump Priming Re-Enterprising the 'Forgotten Villages of Greater Cairo'
Nicolopoulou, Katerina (Principal Investigator) Christine Samy Aziz Habib, C (Co-investigator) Drakopoulou Dodd, Sarah (Co-investigator) Salama, Ashraf (Co-investigator) Rogerson, Robert (Co-investigator)
Re-enterprising the ‘Forgotten Villages of Greater Cairo’. The project explores women's micro and social entrepreneurship within challenged and marginalised informal settlements in Greater Cairo, as a potential solution to tackle challenges of sustainable water resources for these communities using a holistic framework of entrepreneurship, architecture, urban planning and social innovation.
01-Jan-2018 - 31-Jan-2019
SFC GCRF Pump Priming - Cleaner Air for Kolkata
Bellingham, Richard (Principal Investigator) Beverland, Iain (Co-investigator) Ferguson, Neil (Co-investigator) Kelly, Nicolas (Co-investigator) Macdonald, Malcolm (Co-investigator) Rogerson, Robert (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 31-Jan-2019
Inclusive tourism in the city: how urban tourism can benefit marginalised and vulnerable communities
Baum, Thomas (Principal Investigator) Tomazos, Konstantinos (Co-investigator) Rogerson, Robert (Co-investigator) Vermeylen, Saskia (Co-investigator) Dimitrijevic, Branka (Co-investigator) Horgan, Donagh (Co-investigator)
Multi-disciplinary research-informing workshop, funded through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) in collaboration with the University of the Philippines Diliman to engage with tourism from a social and economic inclusion perspective in the context of the contemporary city. Involved engagement with this theme from multiple perspectives including gender, economic, employment, human rights, urban planning, architecture, law and anthropology.
01-Jan-2018 - 31-Jan-2018
Replication: Understanding the formation of norms and anti-social behaviour on online social networks
Duncan, Sallyanne (Co-investigator) Rogerson, Robert (Principal Investigator) McDiarmid, Alisdair (Co-investigator) Karagiannidou, Eleni (Co-investigator) Ruthven, Ian (Co-investigator) Tagg, Stephen (Co-investigator)
This is a Bridging the Gap funded project which focuses on understanding behaviour in online social networks and in particular the ways in which deviance from social norms are defined and managed.

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Institute for Future Cities
Technology Innovation Centre

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