PCAN is an ESRC Network with an ever-increasing cohort of Fellows (researchers appointed through the PCAN Fund on one-year funded Fellowships) and Associates (people working in place-based climate action that have been brought into the team for the synergies in their work, but are not funded by PCAN). Read more about the PCAN Fellows and their work.

Click these links to find out who is in the core PCAN Team and the members of the PCAN Advisory Group.

Dr Lina Brand Correa - PCAN Fellow

LIna is a post-doctorate research fellow at the University of Leeds. Her PCAN Fellowship project is "The green path to recovery: Towards a participatory and place-based economy".

Dr Matthew Lane - PCAN Fellow

Matt is based at the University of Edinburgh where he is a researcher in sustainable urban governance. His PCAN Fellowship project is "Place as adaptation: Understanding neighbourhood resilience in the aftermath of Covid-19"

Dr Alice Hague - PCAN Fellow

Alice is an environmental social scientist at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen. Her PCAN Fellowship project is "Place-based climate action in north-east Scotland: Investigating climate action where urban and rural meet"

Dr Neil Jennings - PCAN Associate

Neil is Partnership Development Manager at the Grantham Institute at Imperial College. His PCAN work will engage with councils in London to support them to increase the awareness and expertise of their employees, councillors and local residents on climate change and the co-benefits of climate action. 

Dr Craig Poku - PCAN Associate

Craig is a research fellow at the University of Leeds. His PCAN work will involve exploring the intersection of racial justice and climate justice, for which he has been commissioned to co-author a position paper for the Leeds Climate Commission working with groups in Leeds.

Dr Katherine Maxwell - PCAN Associate

Katherine currently works as Senior Manager, Climate Action Planning within the Measurement and Planning team at C40 Cities. Her work as a PCAN Associate develops and extends her PhD  research on stakeholder motivation to join climate networks.