Dr Graeme Sherriff

Graeme is Research Fellow, Co-director of the Sustainable Housing and Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) and coordinator of the Healthy Active Cities research groupHe conducts social science research at the interface of environmental sustainability and social justice, primarily in the fields of mobility and energy. With a background in planning and sustainability and experience of working in the NGO and local government sectors, he works with, and has been funded by, a range of organisations including academic institutions, Government, housing providers and the private sector. He is a trustee of the Fuel Poverty Research Network and on the steering committee of the Cycling and Society Research Group. 

Current work includes a partnership with Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) around research on walking and cycling in Greater Manchester and an evaluation of a social prescribing approach to fuel poverty in the Outer Hebrides. He led the occupant research on the recently completed Horizon 2020 BuildHeat project on energy retrofit and is completing work on a study of regional approaches to boosting retrofit. A 2018 study of bike share in Greater Manchester, in partnership with British Cycling and TfGM, has led to further engagement with micromobilities and, most recently, e-scooters. In 2019 he led on the creation of an online library of fuel poverty research to mark the closure of Eaga Charitable Trust and provide a legacy for its 25 years supporting research. 

Postgraduate Research Supervision Interests

Fuel poverty, energy retrofit, sustainable transport, active travel 

Find out more about my work

Open Access: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/profile/59563

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0038-8979


Sustainability, Social justice, Sustainable Transport, Fuel poverty, energy