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Niamh Moore-Cherry

UCD

Niamh Moore-Cherry is Associate Professor in the School of Geography and a Senior Fellow in Teaching and Academic Development, University College Dublin. She is an urban geographer and her research is focused on understanding how cities are governed; how urban policy is developed; and with what impacts. Niamh has authored and co-edited a number of books and has been published in national and international journals including Urban Studies, Planning Practice and Research, Town and Country Planning, Land Use Policy, and Irish Geography. She was previously Chair of the IGU Urban Commission Young Scholars Committee, and is currently President of the Geographical Society of Ireland and will be Chair of the International Geographical Congress to be held in Dublin, 2024. 

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