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Research profile

Sónia Alves is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. She is also a Research Associate at Hughes Hall (Cambridge University) and a Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences (University of Lisbon) and at the Danish Building Research Institute (Aalborg University, Copenhagen).

Within the framework of her Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, she is currently developing PLANAFFHO. PLANAFFHO (PLANning for AFFordable HOusing) aims to examine how land-use planning contributes to the provision of affordable housing for low-income people and how it has promoted a mix of housing tenures within new developments in three capital cities - Copenhagen, Lisbon, and London - since 2007.

External positions

Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Social Sciences Lisbon University

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Projects 2012 2020

High Hopes for Mixed Communities

Alves, S. & Andersen, H. T.


Project: Research

Research Output 2008 2019

Nuancing the international debate on social mix: evidence from Copenhagen.

Alves, S., 15 May 2019, In : Housing Studies. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

affordable housing
social policy
planning system

The social and non-profit sectors in Portugal and Denmark: Issues of supply, housing quality and affordability

Andersen, H. T. & Alves, S., 10 Sep 2019, Housing Policy and tenure types in the 21st cdntury. A southern European perpsective. Bargelli, E., Heitkamp, T., Simon-Moreno, H. & Vazques Varela, C. (eds.). Pisa: Pisa University Press, p. 73 - 108 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Planning policies and affordable housing: A cross-comparative analysis of Portugal, England and Denmark

Alves, S., Oct 2018, p. 1-24. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalPaper without publisher/journalResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Polos opostos? Um estudo comparativo das políticas de habitação em Portugal e na Dinamarca

Alves, S., 2018, In : Confidencial Imobiliário. Prémio André Jordan. 2018, p. 24-33 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

Open Access

Urban rehabilitation, governance, and housing affordability: lessons from Portugal

Branco, R. & Alves, S., 3 Sep 2018, In : Urban Research & Practice. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2014 2015

  • 2 Peer review of manuscripts
  • 1 Conference presentations

ENHR 2015: Housing and Cities in a time of change: are we focusing on People?

Sonia Alves (Speaker)
1 Jul 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Cidades - Comunidades e Territorios (Journal)

Sonia Alves (Reviewer)
2014 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Análise Social (Journal)

Sonia Alves (Reviewer)
2014 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch