Start date:
October 2019
Economic and Social Research Council

Inequalities, civic loss and well-being uses innovative methods, including app-based surveys of spatial mobility and data linkages, to compare place-based and individual measures of accessibility, and explore how changing patterns of civic loss and gain relate to measures of health and well-being.

Start date provided is that of the WISERD Civil Society Centre. Work packages will have their own individual start and end dates that fall within the five-year research programme.

Research team

Journal Articles
Exploring the relationship between local volunteering opportunities and the propensity to volunteer using a nationally representative survey of adults in Wales
This study explored the respective importance of compositional (individual) and contextual (neighbourhood) factors associated with the propensity to engage in formal volunteering among a nationally representative sample of adults in Wales, UK. To date, while certain...
Journal Articles
Computing geographical access to services: The design of a client–server solution that incorporates multiple transport modes
This study describes the design and implementation of a web‐based infrastructure built on open‐source components to enable the computation of accessibility scores. It can be adapted to any form of service provision that is represented as geo‐located points. The solution aims...
Journal Articles
Understanding Spatial Variations in Accessibility to Banks Using Variable Floating Catchment Area Techniques
In response to changing consumer habits driven by the advance of online services and mobile apps, substantial reductions in the provision of bank branches have been widely documented over the last decade. Such closures have economic consequences for the sustainability of...

Themes: Civil Society