The Institute of Spatial and Environmental Planning
School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering

Aileen Stockdale


Rural Populations and Population Ageing

Migration and Economic Regeneration

Sustainable Development

National Parks

Rural Planning



Theory and Practice of Spatial Planning Policy

Professional Practice Project

Research Methods

MSc and PhD supervision


Aileen is a Geography graduate.  She worked at Aberdeen University for 15 years before joining Queen's in 2006.

She has published widely in international academic journals and presented many papers at national and international conferences.  Her research has largely focused on internal migration patterns and processes and their consequences for rural communities.

Aileen is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a member of the Geographical Society of Ireland, European Society of Rural Sociology, and the QUCAN research network.