Role: Reader and WISERD Data Research Co-ordinator, WISERD Hub
Institution: Cardiff University
Telephone: 029 208 75272
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.
As part of the WISERD Civil Society Seminar series, Tom Jones OBE presents an insider’s perspective on the role of civil society organizations in policy-making in Wales, the UK and Europe.
As part of the WISERD Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Seminar Series, Dr Taulant Guma from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University presents emerging findings from the WISERD/Civil Society project on ‘Migrants, Minorities and Engagement in Local Civil Society’.