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Stephen Ajadi

Stephen Ajadi

Ph.D. Researcher, Lab of Interdisciplinary Spatial Analysis (LISA), Land Economy


Doctoral researcher at the Department of Land Economy & a member of Fitzwilliam College. He is the founding Director of the African Contemporary Institute of Design (Nigeria & Uganda). He is an Architect, Planner and a Development Economist. He holds an MDes in Design and Innovation for Sustainability from Cranfield University, UK, an MEDesign in Architecture from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, and a PgD in Management from the Nigeria Institute of Customer Relationship Management.  Stephen is broadly interested in the political economics of cities with overlaps in architecture, planning, finance, circular economy and sustainable development.

Research Interests

Research inclinations include conflict-driven migration in sub-Saharan Africa. Corresponding Issues of internal displacement, returning and integration. Digital spatial analysis of conflict in sub-Sharan African cities using Artificial Intelligence (neural networks), Agent based Modelling and GIS