Dr Alex Franklin

Dr Alex Franklin

Contact details

Email: FranklinA1@cardiff.ac.uk

Telephone:  +44(0) 29 208 70974

Research interests

Sustainable Communities; Community Land Ownership; Sustainable Practice; Situated Learning; Human-Animal Relationships

Additional information

Alex is also a co-editor of the Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning.


  • Research Fellow for Work Package 1
  • Sustainable Communities and local food
  • Completed research projects
  • Skills, Knowledge and Learning for Sustainable Communities, ESRC standard Grant; 2007-8
  • Biosecurity and the regulation of animal health: The case of bovine Tuberculosis, ESRC standard grant; 2006-7
  • Evaluation of the biosecurity intensive treatment area; Welsh Assembly Government; 2006-7
  • Investigation of Forestry for People benefits in two case study regions; Forest Research (Forestry Commission) 2007-8
  • ESRC Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, 2003-04



  • BA Geography (University of Hull)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law (University of Glamorgan)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Research Methods (Cardiff University)

  • PhD from the School of City and Regional Planning (Cardiff University)


Founding member of EqRN – The international social science network for Equine Studies