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Alison Heppenstall Professor Alison Heppenstall

Contact details

Room Manton 10.115
School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK

Email:
a.j.heppenstall

Telephone:
0113 343-3361

Student hours:
Please note that I do not work on Wednesday's.

Short CV

Present position

Professor in Geocomputation.

Previous posts

2014 - 2016: Associate Professor in Geocomputation

2009 - 2014: Lecturer in Geocomputation

2005 - 2009: EPSRC funded Research Fellow, School of Geography, University of Leeds.

2005 - onwards: Human Geography tutor, School of Geography, University of Leeds.

Oct 2004 - Apr 2005: Teaching Fellow, School of Geography, University of Leeds.

Sept 2003 - Dec 2003: Visiting Researcher GeoVista Center, Department of Geography, Penn State University (US).

2001 - 2004: Research Student, School of Geography, University of Leeds.

Qualifications & education

  • 2001 - 2004: PhD, School of Geography, University of Leeds. ESRC CASE award:GMap.
  • 2000 - 2001: MSc GIS, School of Geography, University of Leeds.
  • 1995 - 1998: BA (Hons) Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, Grey College, University of Durham.

Membership of learned societies

  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society - IBG.
  • Member of the Association of American Geographers.
  • Member of the American Geophysical Union.
  • Member of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences.

Other posts

  • July 2012 - Ordinary committee member: Quantitative Methods Research Group. Royal Geographical Society - IBG.
  • March 2012 - Trainer: TALISMAN project: developing and delivering short courses.
  • 2008 - Jan 2010: Cluster Deputy Leader. Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy.
  • April 2008 - Jan 2010: Chair. Geographical Information Science Research Group.
  • Royal Geographical Society - IBG. Position held with Dr Linda See.
  • Jan 2007 - April 2008: Secretary. Geographical Information Science Research Group.
  • Royal Geographical Society - IBG. Position held with Dr Linda See.
  • Nov 2006 - Jan 2010: Book Review Editor, Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy Journal. Springer.