My Academic Research: What’s in a Name?

I have spent the last few years investigating the geography of family names (also called surnames). I work with the team who assembled the UCL Department of Geography Worldnames Database that contains the names and geographic locations of over ...


Interview for the Global Lab Podcast

This week I feature on the 4th Episode of the Global Lab podcast. The podcast is a great new initiative led by Martin and Steve from CASA where they talk about cities, global connectivity and the impact of technology on people’s lives. Episode...


ESRI (UK) Case Study

Buried deep in the ESRI (UK) website is a case study I helped put together showcasing some of the ways we use GIS (specifically ESRI products) within UCL Department of Geography and Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis. ESRI (UK) co-sponsor my PhD ...


PhD Studentship Available

Here is a great opportunity to join our research group: Summary: Creating better Area Classification for the 2011 Census of the Population A Ph.D. studentship is available commencing end September 2010 for three years to create an updated methodology...


The UCL Geography ESRI Development Center

UCL Department of Geography is proud to be an ESRI Development Center (or Centre). Each year we have to submit a report that outlines the past year’s activities. We have had another busy year hosting two visiting professors (Prof. Keith Clarke ...


Some Examples of GIS at UCL: ESRI (UK) Update

Below is the presentation I gave today at ESRI (UK). It was designed to give a few examples of PhD research within my immediate research group at UCL and also provide an update of my PhD research to date. GIS Research at UCL View more presentations f...


UCL Panoramic Pictures

To add to Oliver O’Brien’s “A Year at UCL” slideshow I have uploaded a couple of panoramic photos from visually impressive moments featuring  UCL’s Portico Building. As I take more pictures I will add them to this album...