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 Ă©dition du cycle de confĂ©rences Extraction, traitement et visualisation de donnĂ©es complexes en gĂ©ographie (XVIIIe siècle – XIXe siècle), organisĂ©es Ă  l’ENS de Lyon et financĂ©es par l’Institut RhĂ´nalpin des systèmes Complexes (IXXI). Il est adossĂ© 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

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

COVID-19 and the digital food environment

Our student Alexandra Kalbus will present her fascinating work on how the pandemic has reshaped the digital food environment at International Medical Geography Symposium (Edinburgh, 19th - 24th June): Authors: Alexandra Kalbus, Andrea Ballatore, Laura Cornelsen, Steven Cummins Title: "Area deprivation and changes in the digital food environment during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal analysis … Continue reading COVID-19 and the digital food environment