Environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment research in the UK

Hayes, SJ ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6409-2261 2015, 'Environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment research in the UK' , Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 17 (1) .

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Abstract

In this paper we briefly review the state of academic research in the UK in the field of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). Through consideration of the number of articles related to EIA and SEA published in academic journals and the contribution of post-graduate students’ (PhD and master level) dissertation theses we aim to understand where activity has occurred in the field over recent decades. Simple literature and database searches reveal that the UK is an active environment for researchers and students in the field with numerous universities engaged in research and teaching (although not always both activities). However, we have also collected evidence to suggest that research funding is lacking and that there is variation over time in the number and scale of research projects being funded in the UK.

Item Type: Article
Contributors: Fischer, Thomas B (Author) and Urmila, Jha-Thakur (Author)
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Urban Processes, Resilient Infrastructures & Sustainable Environments
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co
ISSN: 1464-3332
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Depositing User: SJ Hayes
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2019 09:59
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2019 10:00
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/50503

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