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Julia is a Reader in Sustainability at Huddersfield Business School, and is course leader for the MSc in Risk, Disaster and Environmental Management . She is the Director of Graduate Education and is currently the Head of Post-Graduate Taught Provision. She joined the Business School in 2000, but had already been employed at the University in the School of Applied Sciences as Senior Lecturer in Geography since 1994. Prior to that Julia worked as Research Fellow at Wye College (formerly a college of London University, now part of Imperial College). She studied her PhD at The University of Plymouth, completing her thesis in 1990.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Community sustainibility 
  • Disaster and emergency management 
  • Social enterprise 
  • Land use 
  • Transport planning 

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Research Output 2014 2018

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African Forest Honey: an Overlooked NTFP with Potential to Support Livelihoods and Forests

Lowore, J., Meaton, J. & Wood, A. 8 Mar 2018 In : Environmental Management. 14 p.

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Barriers to Rural Women Entrepreneurs in Oman

Ghouse, S., McElwee, G., Meaton, J. & Durrah, O. Aug 2017 In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research.

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Malawi: Antecedents, Issues, Practices and Future Directions

Mzembe, A. N., Downs, Y. & Meaton, J. 6 Jan 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility in Sub-Saharan Africa: Sustainable Development in its Embryonic Form. Vertigans, S., Idowu, S. & Schmidpeter, R. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Verlag, p. 3-29 17 p. (CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance)

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Continuity culture: A key factor for building resilience and sound recovery capabilities

Sawalha, I. H. S., Anchor, J. R. & Meaton, J. 15 Dec 2015 In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Science. 6, 4, p. 428-437 10 p.

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