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

Linda Price



B.A. First Class Honours, University of Worcester (Sociology/History) - 2000

PhD - Geography - ‘Stress in agriculture: the patriarchal way of life of farm families in Powys' - Coventry University - 2004

PGCHET (Post Graduate Certificate of Higher Education Teaching) - May 2007


Research/Academic Posts

2006 - Present - Lecturer - School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering,

2005 - 2006 - Lecturer - School of Geography - Queen's University, Belfast

2005-2006 - Lecturer - School of Geography, University of Worcester

2004 -2005 - Countryside Agency - ‘Diversity Review Advisor'



General Interests


Contemporary and historical rural, social relations; impacts on land-use; suicide and stress in farming family's; representation of the countryside; gender/feminist theory; gender mainstreaming and equality agendas in planning policy; qualitative methodology



Special/Current Interests


Agricultural Change, coping and perceptions of well-being - UK and Canada

Discourses and usage of Rural Support Networks

Qualitative methodology/memory/feminist research

The Women's Land Army/agricultural land-use planning during World War Two




Module co-coordinator - 110EVP104 - Introduction to Planning Research Skills

   "           "                  110EVP213 - Planning Theory and Society

   "           "                  210EVP314 -  Themes in Spatial Planning - Gender/Rural Development

(Co-ordinated/Taught jointly with Dr. Ruth McAreavey)


Contributions to Other Modules

EVP311 - Independent Research Project - supervision/teaching - undergraduate

115EVP311 - Masters Level - Dissertation Supervision - Environmental Planning

210EVP826 -    "            "              "                    "               Urban/Rural Design

210EVP826      "             "              "                    "                                     Spatial Regeneration



Administrative Roles


Level Two - Year Advisor

Open Day Co-coordinator

Personal Development Planning

Personal Tutor

Member of Environmental Planning Teaching Committee

Member of Environmental Planning Research Committee