Neil Galway
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    United Kingdom

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Neil is the Director of Postgraduate Studies in Planning in the School of the Natural and Built Environment, which involves coordinating the MSc Planning and Development and MSc City Planning and Design programmes. He previously worked as a chartered town planner for Belfast City Council and DOE Planning Service. His professional experience includes drafting regional planning policy and guidance, preparatory work for local development plans, development management and planning enforcement. Neil completed a PhD in Planning at Queen's University Belfast entitled "Who Controls the Past? An investigation into the role of heritage interventions in post-conflict nation narration" on a part-time basis whilst working in practice. His current research interests include: planning for inclusive places; critical heritage studies; and planning policy and practice. 




Modules Coordinated:

EVP3004 - Conservation of the Built Environment

EVP7014 - Design in the Built Environment

EVP7015- International Planning Studies

EVP7018 - Professional Practice Project in Environmental Planning

EVP7019 - Independent Specialist Project

EVP7038 - Comparative Urban Design

EVP7042 - Future Planning Practice

EVP7044 - Thesis






Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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