Areas of Expertise

  • GIS
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Computing
  • Spatial Databases
  • OpenSource Software


  1. & Change in alcohol outlet density and alcohol-related harm to population health (CHALICE): a comprehensive record-linked database study in Wales. Public Health Research 4(3), 1-184.
  2. & Using Routinely Collected Administrative Data in Public Health Research: Geocoding Alcohol Outlet Data. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy
  3. & Multi-modal two-step floating catchment area analysis of primary health care accessibility. Health & Place 38, 70-81.
  4. Quantifying the Error Associated with Alternative GIS-based Techniques to Measure Access to Health Care Services. AIMS Public Health 2(4), 746-761.
  5. & Investigating variations in the provision of digital services in public libraries using network-based GIS models. Library & Information Science Research 35(1), 24-32.

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  • PMIM502 Health Data Visualisation

    Health data scientists making use of computational and storage resources will eventually be called to present their findings to an audience. The objective of this module is to enable students to choose and produce appropriate static and dynamic visualisations of health data using a range of media.


  • Investigating the impact of modelled school travel routes on child health using GIS and routine linked data. Is the relative density of fast food outlets near to schools affecting childhood obesity (current)

    Student name:
    Other supervisor: Dr Sarah Rodgers
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Fry
    Other supervisor: Prof Ronan Lyons