If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research interests

  • Human rights- particularly children's human rights
  • Policy analysis
  • Social dimensions of town planning, particularly community engagement
  • Social justice
  • Spatial justice
  • Systematic reviewing and meta-analysis


Dr Jenny Wood is a Research Associate at I-SPHERE. Having completed a PhD in 2016 on Children's Rights and the Scottish Planning system, she joined the team in January 2017. Jenny writes and gives training on children's rights in the context of the built environment, and contributes to a variety of I-SPHERE projects around poverty and homelessness. This includes the Homelessness Monitor Series, Desitution in the UK, Hard Edges Scotland and a rapid systematic evidence review on what works to end rough sleeping. Jenny's research interests revolve around human rights, social and spatial justice, and the interaction of social, esconomic and envioronmental policy.

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

town planning Social Sciences
UN Convention Social Sciences
planning system Earth & Environmental Sciences
human rights Social Sciences
governance Social Sciences
planning Social Sciences
cause Social Sciences
social justice Social Sciences

Co Author Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2015 2018

  • 5 Commissioned report
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Destitution in the UK 2018

Fitzpatrick, S., Bramley, G., Sosenko, F., Blenkinsopp, J., Wood, J., Johnsen, S., Littlewood, M. & Watts, B. 2018 Joseph Rowntree Foundation. 72 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


The homelessness monitor: England 2018

Fitzpatrick, S., Pawson, H., Bramley, G., Wilcox, S., Watts, B. & Wood, J. 12 Apr 2018 Crisis. 94 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

What works to end rough sleeping?

Mackie, P., Johnsen, S. & Wood, J. May 2018 Parity, p. 33-35

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Ending Rough Sleeping: What Works? An International Evidence Review

Mackie, P., Johnsen, S. & Wood, J. 23 Dec 2017 London: Crisis. 126 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

Activities 2018 2018

  • 4 Invited talk
  • 2 Oral presentation
  • 1 Participation in conference

Children's Rights and the Role of Town Planning

Wood, J. (Speaker)
3 Oct 2018

Activity: Invited talk

Keynote Presentation: Children's Rights and Public Space

Wood, J. (Speaker)
21 Jun 201822 Jun 2018

Activity: Invited talk

The Royal Geographic Society Annual International Conference Presentation

Wood, J. (Speaker)
29 Aug 2018

Activity: Participation in conference

Housing Studies Association annual conference presentation

Wood, J. (Speaker)
12 Apr 2018

Activity: Oral presentation