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Frank Moulaert’s contemporary research activities are focused on spatial quality and social innovation, social innovation in territorial development and transdisciplinary research. He is also working on the relationships between democratic governance and sustainability of socioecological systems. Existent democratic governance systems show many imperfections. The reasons for these need to be examined at the light of the strategies and claims of contemporary political movements.

PhD Students

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So far, I have overseen 20 successful PhD researchers as the first supervisor. I have also co-supervised PhD researchers , many of them funded through EC projects that I coordinated. My contemporary research includes social innovation in spatial development as well as governance of socio-ecological systems. Six Ph.D. researchers under my supervision are working on topics within these fields