Dr Darja Reuschke
Darja is the Principal Investigator of the WORKANDHOME project. She is Associate Professor in Geography and Environment at the University of Southampton. The focus of her research is the neglected relationship between homelife and worklife and how it is mediated by place and space. Darja has investigated this in relation to self-employment and home-based working; housing and the built environment and migration and new mobilities.
Dr Jed Long
Jed is a lecturer in Geo-informatics in the Department of Geography and Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews. His main research interest are in spatial and space-time analysis, movement data, time geography and spatial modelling.
Dr Andrea Wesbuer-Dittrich
Andrea leads the department ‘Development of City Regions’ in the ILS – Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development in Dortmund (Germany). Andrea’s research focuses on the role of home-based self-employment in employment careers and how biographical changes influence home-based self-employment.
Frank is a research fellow at the ILS – Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development in Dortmund (Germany). He is a planner by background. Frank’s research focusses on residential choices of home-based self-employed people as well as on the relationship between changes in work organisation and spatial development.
Prof Dr Veronique Schutjens
Veronique is associate professor in Economic Geography at the Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning at Utrecht University, the Netherlands and holds the special chair of Ethnic Entrepreneurship at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her research interests and activities cover regional variations in entrepreneurial activity and attitude; new firm growth, survival and performance of firms and the development of (spatial) strategies during the firm life course; formal and informal entrepreneurial and firm networks; social entrepreneurship; and the neighbourhood economy.
Dr Markieta Domecka
Markieta is a research fellow in the WORKANDHOME project based in Geography and Environment at the University of Southampton. She has a background in the sociology of work and qualitative methodology. Markieta’s research focuses on home-based businesses with employees: their growth and work relations.
Nick is a PhD student at the University of Southampton funded by Ordnance Survey and part of the Web and Internet Science research group. His research topic is narratives of space, specifically how dynamically changing spatial activities emerge through social media.
Cornelia is a research fellow in the WORKANDHOME project based at the ILS – Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development in Dortmund (Germany). She is finishing her PhD in spatial planning at the TU Dortmund University. Cornelia’s research focusses on the social and economic motivations for becoming home-based self-employed, social and local embeddedness of home-based self-employed people and transitions of home-working spaces in relation to work and life.
Victoria is a PhD student funded by the ERC WORKANDHOME project, and a Vice Chancellor studentship awarded by the University of Southampton, supervised by Dr Darja Reuschke and Dr Agnese Vitali. Her PhD project looks at home-based self-employment, using advanced quantitative methods. She has worked for the past two years as a research assistant on the WORKANDHOME project, exploring topics such as the representation of the self-employed, gender and micro-enterprises
Michael is a research assistant in the WORKANDHOME project based in Geography and Environment Science at the University of Southampton, supervised by Dr Darja Reuschke. He has a background in Psychology and Human Geography with emphasis on qualitative methodology. His research interests focus on the roles of place and space in the worklives of self-employed and home-based businesses.