Mark Livingston

Mark Livingston

Lead - Housing and Neighbourhoods


Research Fellow - Housing Research in the Urban Big Data Centre (Urban Studies)

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Dr Mark Livingston leads UBDC's Housing and Neighbourhoods research. He is a social scientist with over 12 years of postdoctoral experience working both in public health and urban studies. His interests are in understanding neighbourhoods and neighbourhood dynamics with particular reference to deprivation. His work has included: research into social mix; instability in neighbourhoods; place attachment; and neighbourhood structures which impact on active travel and child pedestrian accidents.

Recent and current research

  • Neighbourhood structures and crime: understanding the influence of tenure mix and other structural factors upon crime rates
  • Investigating the impact of the distribution of deprived neighbourhoods on health outcomes (GCPH)
  • Understanding factors influencing active travel and child pedestrian accidents (GCPH)
  • The impact of neighbourhood context on attitudes to inequality and redistribution. (ESRC)
  • Poverty and Social Exclusion in the United Kingdom: The 2010 Survey (ESRC)
  • Place attachment, social mix and instability (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)