Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods
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Dr Scott Orford

DrScottOrford.JPGRole: Reader and WISERD Data Research Co-ordinator, WISERD Hub

Institution: Cardiff University

EmailOrfordS@cardiff.ac.uk

Telephone: 029 208 75272

Research Interests

Scott’s research interests are GIS and quantitative human geography, particularly modelling socio-economic processes using techniques that are sensitive to spatial context. He has particular expertise in multi-level modelling, multivariate statistics, and visualization and has worked on projects in a variety of social science areas such as health, population studies and electoral studies, all within a GIS and spatial modelling framework.  Scott has a special interest in housing and housing markets and is very familiar with the principal socio-economic and environmental data sets for Wales and the UK. He is currently researching innovation in data integration and data construction, and the mapping and spatial analysis of qualitative data.

Click here to view Scott’s official Cardiff University bio page

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