Aude Bicquelet-Lock is a Co-Investigator for the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence. Aude is Deputy Head of Policy and Research at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) where she leads projects on Health and Inclusive Planning. She is also Visiting Professor at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments at the University of the West of England and Chair of the High Streets Task Force Professional, Research and Data Group (PRDG).
Her research interests lie at the intersection of mixed-methods, evidence-based and public policy with a particular focus on the analysis of large corpora (i.e. public consultations; social media data and parliamentary debates). Her academic research has been published in scholarly journals such as Political Studies, Parliamentary Affairs, Evaluation, Quality and Quantity and the journal of Urban Regeneration & Renewal. She has also published a book on Text Analysis with Sage.