Liverpool Skylilne

Natural Sciences and Psychology

Dr Neil Simcock

Dr Neil Simcock

Telephone: 0151 231 8083




2012, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, PhD
2008, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, MSc Environmental Informatics
2007, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, BA Hons Human Geography

Academic appointments

Lecturer in Geography, Liverpool John Moores University, 2018 - present
Lecturer, Geography, University of Manchester, 2018 - 2018
Senior Research Associate, Geography, University of Manchester, 2015 - 2018
Researcher, British Academy, 2015 - 2015
Research Associate, DEMAND Centre, Lancaster University, 2013 - 2015
Research Assistant, Keele University, 2012 - 2013


Journal article

Thomson H, Simcock N, Bouzarovski S, Petrova S. 2019. Energy poverty and indoor cooling: an overlooked issue in Europe Energy and Buildings, >DOI >Public Url

Bouzarovski S, Simcock N. 2017. Spatializing energy justice Energy Policy, 107 :640-648 >DOI

Simcock N. 2016. Procedural justice and the implementation of community wind energy projects: A case study from South Yorkshire, UK Land Use Policy, 59 :467-477 >DOI

Simcock N, Mullen C. 2016. Energy demand for everyday mobility and domestic life: Exploring the justice implications ENERGY RESEARCH & SOCIAL SCIENCE, 18 :1-6 >DOI >Link

Day R, Walker G, Simcock N. 2016. Conceptualising energy use and energy poverty using a capabilities framework Energy Policy, 93 :255-264 >DOI

Walker G, Simcock N, Day R. 2016. Necessary energy uses and a minimum standard of living in the United Kingdom: Energy justice or escalating expectations? Energy Research & Social Science, 18 :129-138 >DOI

Simcock N, MacGregor S, Catney P, Dobson A, Ormerod M, Robinson Z, Ross S, Royston S, Marie Hall S. 2014. Factors influencing perceptions of domestic energy information: Content, source and process Energy Policy, 65 :455-464 >DOI

Simcock N. 2014. Exploring how stakeholders in two community wind projects use a “those affected” principle to evaluate the fairness of each project's spatial boundary Local Environment, 19 :241-258 >DOI

Simcock N, Walker G, Day R. Fuel poverty in the UK: beyond heating? People Place and Policy Online, 10 :25-41 >DOI


Willis R, Simcock N. 2019. Consumer (Co-)Ownership of Renewables in England and Wales (UK) Lowitzsch J. Energy Transition: Financing Consumer Co-Ownership in Renewables Palgrave MacMillan. Switzerland >DOI

Simcock ND, Petrova S. 2017. Energy poverty and vulnerability: a geographical perspective Solomon , B.D. CKE. Handbook on the Geographies of Energy Edward Elgar Publishing 9781785365621

Jeong Y, Simcock ND, Walker GP. 2012. Making power differently: Exploring in motives and meanings of community renewable energy developments in cases from the UK and South Korea Davies A. Enterprising Communities Grassroots Sustainability Innovations :105-121 Emerald Group Publishing. Bingley 9781780524849 >DOI

Walker G, Simcock ND. 2012. Community Energy Systems Smith SJ, Elsinga M, O'Mahony LF, Eng OS, Wachter S, Lovell H. International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home :194-198 Elsevier Science. Oxford 9780080471631 >DOI

Engagement & Impact

Membership of professional bodies:

Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)