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All the Docks

On Monday I will be attempting to visit every Santander Cycles docking station in east London by bike, starting at 9am outside the velodrome in the Lea Valley VeloPark (the famous one from the London 2012 Olympics), cycling over 70 miles and hopefully finishing sometime that evening close to the London Transport Museum in the […]

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Notes from the Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) visit to Hungary – 13 Sep 2022

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE university) was the site of the second day of the visit, at the natural science faculty. The university has about 4000 students and 400 PhD students in their science faculty. This is one of the main universities in Hungary. The post from day one is available here. The first talk of … Continue reading Notes from the Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) visit to Hungary – 13 Sep 2022

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Notes from the Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) visit to Hungary – 12 Sep 2022

The visit to Hungary by the participant of the European Union’s Mutual Learning Exercise on Citizen Science Intitatives took place in Hungary, on 12 and 13 Sep. The visit is the second part of the sessions on enabling environment for citizen science, which continues the work that started in Vienna. The visit to Hungary started … Continue reading Notes from the Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) visit to Hungary – 12 Sep 2022

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Post-Pandemic Changes in Travel Behaviour: Evidence from the National Travel Survey England 2021

The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have seen the largest and most sustained disruptions to travel behaviour in most of our lifetimes. Stay-at-home policies have fuelled an explosion in remote working, and wider online substitution of other activities such as shopping and socialising. In sustainability terms, the pandemic has severely hit public transport and incentivised car … Continue reading Post-Pandemic Changes in Travel Behaviour: Evidence from the National Travel Survey England 2021

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Nature Reviews Methods Primers paper on citizen science

At the end of September 2021, I received an email from Nature Reviews Methods Primers (NRMP) with an invitation to lead a paper on citizen science. NRMP is a journal that commissions methodological papers on different topics, so they can be used by early career and experienced researchers, to learn about a new methodology and … Continue reading Nature Reviews Methods Primers paper on citizen science

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Pandemic Geographies and Challenges with the 2021 England & Wales Census Results

The Census is the most comprehensive demographic survey in the UK, providing detailed data for government and academics in many fields, from health and education, to planning and transport. The 2021 Census has a unique context, as the 2021 census day (21st March 2021) occurred when the UK was still in the 3rd national lockdown … Continue reading Pandemic Geographies and Challenges with the 2021 England & Wales Census Results

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Extreme Citizen Science Analysis and Visualisation – final event

Today is the first day after the end of the European Research Council (ERC) funded “Extreme Citizen Science: Analysis and visualisation”. For me, it’s an important milestone. In July 2007, Jerome Lewis got in touch with me about the need to develop data collection and visualisation to protect and nurture forest communities. This effort evolved … Continue reading Extreme Citizen Science Analysis and Visualisation – final event

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New Book – Gilded City: Tour Medieval and Renaissance London

Have you ever wondered how London began? Or how London grew to become such an influential world city for business, politics and culture? You might be interested in Gilded City, a new book coming out this July. Gilded City tells the story of London by touring its most fascinating historic districts and buildings, and describing … Continue reading New Book – Gilded City: Tour Medieval and Renaissance London

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