Directors and Associate Directors

Professor Catharine Ward Thompson

Catharine is the founding Director of OPENspace. She is also Professor of Landscape Architecture and Associate Dean of Research, Knowledge Exchange and Impact within the College of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Edinburgh.

Find out more about Catharine on Edinburgh Research Explorer

Professor Emeritus Peter Aspinall

Peter is an Associate Director at OPENspace. He is also Emeritus Professor of Environmental Studies at Heriot-Watt University and an Honorary Fellow in the School of Clinical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.

> Find out more about Peter on the HWU Research Gateway

Dr Simon Bell

Simon is an Associate Director at OPENspace. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, and Professor and Head of the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Estonian University of Life Sciences (Eesti Maaülikool) in Tartu.

> Find out more about Simon on Edinburgh Research Explorer


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