Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods
Sefydliad Ymchwil Gymdeithasol ac Economaidd, Data a Dulliau Cymru

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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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New support for dementia research in Wales

20th April 2017

WISERD welcomes the news that Cardiff has been chosen as one of the locations for the UK’s largest dementia research initiative. Social scientists at WISERD, based at Cardiff University, are already focusing on finding strategies to live well with dementia.

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WISERD presents research on higher education and civil society at Public Uni event

6th April 2017

Last Friday evening, Dr Ceryn Evans presented her research on higher education and civil society at Public Uni’s 15th event at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. Public Uni is an event organised by Cardiff University and aims to provide researchers with an opportunity to communicate their research in engaging, bite-sized ‘chunks’ to a ‘lay audience’. Each presenter has just 10 minutes to talk about their research, using only props or pictures to help them.

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