Chloe Thompson

Research Assistant
Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences
T: 0344 928 5428
I am a mixed methods Research Assistant working in the Social, Economic and Geographic Sciences Group (SEGS), where I am part of the Sustainability Transitions and Behaviours subgroup. I joined the department as a Graduate Research Assistant after finishing a Psychology BSc from the University of Leeds, before progressing to my current role.

My research interests are wide ranging, including sustainability in agriculture, rural land use, and human interaction with green spaces. Some of my previous work has focused on the relationships between green spaces and sense of belonging.

I am currently working on several projects across these areas:

MOVING H2020 – MOuntain Valorisation through INterconnectedness and Green Growth

C3-1 – Scottish Land Use Transformations

C6-1 – Reciprocal Care for Nature and Wellbeing

Previous work at Hutton has included a project exploring the potential of regional farm and rural support groups to stimulate green finance markets, a CREW funded project exploring the impact of future water scarcity in Scotland on distilleries and agriculture, the EU H2020 project FRAMEwork and evaluation work for Cumbernauld Living Landscape


Prior to appointment


Conference papers

  • Beingessner, N.; Sutherland, L.; Creaney, R.; Juarez Bourke, A.; Thompson, C. (2023) Scottish Stakeholder Visions of Rural Land Use in a ‘Just Transition’, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, 29 August – 1 September 2023, London, UK