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    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)

  • 310 Citations
  • 6 h-Index

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Education/Academic qualification

Ph. D., University of Manchester

Award Date: 28 Jun 2016

Masters, University College London

Award Date: 1 Nov 2009

University diploma, Concordia University

Award Date: 7 Nov 2003

Degree, McGill University

Award Date: 8 Jun 2001

External positions

Research support staff. Corrected texts in English for research on energy and cities in Geography department, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

10 Feb 201431 Dec 2014

Consultant. Delivered sustainable community planning training in Spanish on behalf of Canadian government at Construction Fair in Havana, Cuba

15 Mar 201210 Apr 2012

Teaching Fellow. Redesigned and taught Masters course and coordinated student fieldwork in London, University College London

10 Jan 20121 Apr 2012

Travelling Faculty. Taught Urban Politics and Development to 35 third-year undergraduate students in Detroit, Sao Paolo, Cape Town and Hanoi

15 Aug 201115 Dec 2011

Travelling Faculty. Taught Urban Politics and Development to 35 third-year undergraduate students in New York, Delhi, Dakar and Buenos Aires

1 Jan 20111 Jun 2011

Consultant. Planned and delivered 6-day training session for Mexican government on behalf of Canadian government on Sustainable Community Planning (Ottawa and Montreal)

1 Nov 201020 Nov 2010

Post-graduate course assistant. Mentored Masters Urban Development Planning students during field studies in Istanbul and London, University College London

1 May 20101 Jun 2010

Lecturer. Taught 32 students in a third-year undergraduate course titled Sustainable University Campus

15 Jan 20081 Jun 2008

Consultant. Conducted research and sustainability planning projects for a university, cooperative and national government in Canada

1 May 20071 Aug 2008

Sustainability Coordinator. Duties included project creation and management, internal and external partnership building, supervising staff and coordinating communications and planning. First position of its kind in Quebec, Concordia University

1 Jun 20041 May 2007

Sustainability Auditor and Volunteer, Sustainable Concordia Project. Coordinated 100+ student for-credit and volunteer projects, fundraised $25,000, developed organisation, Concordia University

1 Jun 20021 May 2004

Research and Communication Project Assistant at NGO in Buenos Aires. Funded by the Canadian International Development Agency

15 Sep 20011 Mar 2002

Research Assistant. Documented environmental indicator initiatives and researched environment and security at McGill School of Environment, McGill University

1 Feb 20011 May 2001

Public Policy Internship in the Environmental Economics Unit. Developed model to assess human well-being

1 Mar 200015 Jun 2000

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GREENLULUS: Green Locally Unwanted Land Uses - GREENLULUS

Anguelovski, I., Agyemang, C., Argüelles Ramos, L., Baro Porras, F., Benach, N., Bouzarovski, S., Clark, E., Cole , H. V. S., Connolly , J. J. T., Garcia Williams, M. M., Gullón Tosio, P., Livia Brand, A., Loveless , S., Pearsall, H., Perez Del Pulgar Frowein, C., Shokry , G., Slater, T., Triguero Mas, M., Weber, R. & Wyly, E.

European Commission



Research Output

  • 310 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 11 Article
  • 5 Chapter
  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Literature review

«Failed mortgage debt, failed person»: The financialization of housing and life in Catalonia

Lamarca, M. G., 1 Jan 2019, In : Arbor. 195, a514.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

  • New scholarly pathways on green gentrification: What does the urban ‘green turn’ mean and where is it going?

    Anguelovski, I., Connolly, J. J. T., Garcia-Lamarca, M., Cole, H. & Pearsall, H., 1 Dec 2019, In : Progress in Human Geography. 43, 6, p. 1064-1086 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

  • 38 Citations (Scopus)

    Somos números: la financiarización de la vivienda y de la vida en España

    García-Lamarca, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Arbor: Ciencia, Pensamiento, Cultura. p. -

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

    Are green cities healthy and equitable? Unpacking the relationship between health, green space and gentrification

    Garcia-Lamarca, M., Connolly, J., Anguelovski, I. & Cole, H., 1 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 71, 11, p. 1118-1121

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • 40 Citations (Scopus)

    Creating political subjects: Collective knowledge and action to enact housing rights in Spain

    García-Lamarca, M., 1 Jul 2017, In : Community Development Journal. 52, 3, p. 421-435

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)