by Dr. Robert Howie Smith PhD MSc MA BAHons

Research Studies and articles
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Birmingham, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Studies 2011-2019

Creative Spaces for Creative People (PhD)
A study of Urban Regeneration and the Creative Community
online: thesis

Bohemia: Any place where one could live and work cheaply, and behave unconventionally;
A community of free souls beyond the pale of respectable society.
Master of Science
University of the Highlands and Islands 2021 - 2023
Sustainable Rural Development (MSc ongoing)
Year One Modules
Communities and Nature
Essay: The Concept of Memes and their Role in Sustainable Rural Development.
Environmental and Social Issues in Mountain Areas
Essay: Land Ownership In The Western Isles.
Sustainable Development
Developing Communities
Local Economic Development
Research Methods and Techniques
Year Two
Master of the Arts
University College for Creative Arts, Rochester 2005-6/De Montford University, Leicester 2007-8
Photography (MA)

The Big Picture
A study of large-scale traditional photography
(essay online)
Hand-printed Monochrome Study:
The History of The Granby Hotel, Nottingham
(link to book)
Thoughts, observation, conversation and opinions
miscellaneous blog, comments and articles

Opinion: 1. The Gangster of a Modern Time. 2. Gentrification Is there an end?. 3. Creativity Can Restore Hope.
Thought: Spaceports on the Outer Hebrides
Conversation: Bee Bus Stops
Observation: Woodland Exploration
social comment
twitter @RobHowieSmith
Dr. Rob Howie Smith (PhD)

The objects of THSP are to carry on activities for a philosophically beneficial purpose,
concerned with the regeneration of disused property in support of the creative community,
and the conservation of wild species and the natural environment through research and artistic pursuits.

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