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School of Geography

Mark Birkin Prof Mark Birkin

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School of Geography
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 36838

Student hours:
Monday 10:30 - 12:30, Thursday 2:00 - 4:00

Research overview

Professor of Spatial Analysis and Policy and Director of the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC). His major interests are in simulating social and demographic change within cities and regions, and in understanding the impact of these changes on the need for services like housing, roads and hospitals, using techniques of microsimulation, agent-based modelling and GIS.

He is co-editor of the journal Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, a member of the editorial board of GeoInformatics and GeoStatistics, and on the programme committee for the European Social Simulation Association and GeoComputation.


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