Her research interests are in the field of Property Management and falls into three distinct spheres.
A series of publications draws together issues in understanding and predicting aspects of the property market, in particular the role of Property Price Indices (PPI) in the UK and Europe, property cycles and bubbles, and the importance of obsolescence to both Real Estate professionals and Accountants.
After completing her Ph.D. ‘The suburban development of Winchester from c1850 to 1912’ which looks at urban development from a business perspective, she published Hyde: From Dissolution to Victorian Suburb which traces the history of the northern suburb of Winchester from the dissolution of Hyde Abbey to just prior to World War One. From this research came two publications for the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA).
The final area of interest centres on land governance and property rights. A series of International conference papers have been delivered which use statistical analysis to measure a range economic and social indicators.
She has travelled widely and researched the development and survival of Victorian towns throughout Canada, Australia, New Zealand and New England.
She is involved in the re-launch of the Hampshire Papers series and is currently writing a second book on Winchester’s history focussing on how businesses changed in response to changing fashions and economic pressures.