Research talk at ENS in Lyon, France • 8 Dec 2022

A new research talk, this time in France 🇫🇷: Notre collègue Denis Vigier coordonne la deuxième édition du cycle de conférences Extraction, traitement et visualisation de données complexes en géographie (XVIIIe siècle – XIXe siècle), organisées à l’ENS de Lyon et financées par l’Institut Rhônalpin des systèmes Complexes (IXXI). Il est adossé au projet GEODE du LabEx ASLAN. Photo by Negative Space … Continue reading Research talk at ENS in Lyon, France • 8 Dec 2022

Associations between the food environment and food and drink purchasing

New conference paper by our student Alexandra Kalbus, co-supervised at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, presented at the SSM Annual Scientific Meeting 2022. Title: "Associations between the food environment and food and drink purchasing: cross-sectional study using large-scale commercial purchasing data" Authors: Alexandra Kalbus, Laura Cornelsen, Andrea Ballatore, Steven Cummins Publication: J Epidemiol … Continue reading Associations between the food environment and food and drink purchasing

Mapping heritage seminar at the Polytechnic University of Turin • 21 Nov 2022

Next week I will be giving a research seminar in Italian at this event on the theme of cultural heritage ("patrimonio"), on the 21 November 2022 at 6 PM (UK time). Talk title: "Mappare i musei britannici: la geografia del patrimonio culturale tra data science e GeoWeb" See Zoom link in the PDF below: locandina-settimana-patrimoniov-2022Download

Call for Abstracts: Museum Analytics, new directions

📢 Call for abstracts: https://kingsdh.net/museum-analytics/   🐦 Tweet: https://twitter.com/kingsdh/status/1592082797610647552 💡 Organisers: Dr. Andrea Ballatore, King’s College London, UK • Dr. Jamie Larkin, Chapman University, CA  🌎 Location (hybrid): King’s College London (The Strand, London, UK) and online ⏰ Submission deadline: Friday 20 January 2023 🗓 Event date: Thursday 18 May 2023 Museum Analytics: New directions Call for abstracts Data science has the capacity to … Continue reading Call for Abstracts: Museum Analytics, new directions

Mapping museums in the UK

This article, written with museum guru Fiona Candlin, is the culmination of years of tortuous data collection and analysis and outlines a detailed quantitative geography of UK museums. It's available open access in the Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. All the data and resources are freely available on GitHub. Abstract: Museums are important centres … Continue reading Mapping museums in the UK

The UK museum boom event – 17 Nov 2022

I’m pleased to invite you to this event for the Mapping Museums project I am part of: Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022, 18:00 GMT Location: Clore Management Centre, 27 Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL Chair: Isabel Wilson, Arts Council England Speaker: Prof Fiona Candlin, Professor of Museology, Birkbeck Respondent: Lisa Ollerhead, Director, Association of Independent Museums Photo by … Continue reading The UK museum boom event – 17 Nov 2022

Context for Leisure Walking Routes: A Vision for a Spatial-Platial Approach

Yet another short paper by our very productive student James Williams, co-supervised at Nottingham and at the Ordnance Survey, to be presented at the 2022 Symposium on Data Science and Statistics. Title: "Context for Leisure Walking Routes: A Vision for a Spatial-Platial Approach"Authors: James Williams, Stefano Cavazzi, James Pinchin, Adrian Hazzard, Gary Priestnall, and Andrea … Continue reading Context for Leisure Walking Routes: A Vision for a Spatial-Platial Approach

A framework to create engaging leisure walking recommendations

Our student James Williams, co-supervised at Nottingham and at the Ordnance Survey, will present his work on route recommendation at the LBS Conference 2022 (Munich, 12–14 September 2022). Authors: James Williams, James Pinchin, Adrian Hazzard, Gary Priestnall, Stefano Cavazzi and Andrea Ballatore Title: "An Emerging Conceptual Model for Curating Engaging Leisure Walking Recommendations" Article: williams-j-lbs-2022Download

RGS-IBG Conference session: Geographies of misinformation – GIScRG, DGRG

Our conference session has been confirmed: 09:00-10:40 Friday, 2 September, 2022 (Henry Daysh Building - 1.06, Hybrid, Newcastle University, UK) • Find the Zoom link at the [session page] Schedule: 9:00 • Introduction by chairs 9:15 • 327 Socio-demographics aspects of Twitter Covid misinformation across countries • Daniel Valdenegro Ibarra, Serge Sharoff, Jose Sosa, Souad … Continue reading RGS-IBG Conference session: Geographies of misinformation – GIScRG, DGRG