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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WISERD is part of the new Alzheimer’s Society Centre of Excellence

20th June 2017

Alzheimer’s Society has announced today (Tuesday 20 June) that it has committed almost £2million to the University of Exeter, as part of its biggest-ever single investment in dementia care research, which WISERD will be continuing to contribute to.

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Latest findings from the Young People and Brexit project - 'revenge of the young remainers'?

14th June 2017

In light of the 2017 General Election, in which the youth vote became one of the defining features, Dr Stuart Fox and Dr Sioned Pearce update us on the latest findings from the Young People and Brexit project. Using new data, they discuss whether there really was a ‘youth surge’ in votes and whether this election really was the ‘revenge of the young remainers’?

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