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Mark Birkin Prof Mark Birkin

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School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK

Email:
m.h.birkin

Telephone:
+44 (0) 113 34 36838

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

Work in progress

Research projects

Northern Ireland Longitudinal Survey Research Support Unit (NILS-RSU): Continuation 2012-2017, £1,219,713, September 2012-August 2017 (Co-Applicant)

Geospatial Data Analysis and Simulation, £1,396,658, ESRC (National Centre for Research Methods), October 2011-September 2014 (Principal Applicant)

Developing Sustainability Pathways for Social Simulation Tools and Services, £49,376, ESRC (Digital Social Research), October 2011-June 2012 (Co-Applicant)

Long term dynamics of inter-dependent infrastructure systems, £4,730,842, EPSRC, January 2011-December 2015 (Co-applicant)

Social Simulation e-Infrastructure (£1.349,571) JISC (Information Environments Programme) (Principal Applicant), April 2009-March 2012

Moses Simulation Software for Taiwan (£10,727) (University of Manchester/ EUAsiaGrid, January – March 2009). (Principal applicant)

Generative Simulation for the Spatial and Social Sciences (GENeSIS), £1.478,000, ESRC (National Centre for e-Social Science), October 2008-September 2011 (Co-applicant and Joint Director)

Big Feet?  Reducing the carbon footprint associated with primary aggregate mineral consumption in SE England (£26,325) (BGS-University Collaboration Scheme, Octoober 2007 -September 2010). (Principal applicant)

e-infrastructure for the Social Sciences (£544,463) (ESRC, January 2007-December 2010) (Co-applicant)

Spatially Embedded Complex Systems Engineering (SECSE), £1.400,000, EPSRC (Novel Computation Initiative), September 2005 – April 2009 (Co-applicant)

Multi-dimensional Methods for Real Lives Research (£811,123) (ESRC National Centre for Research Methods, September 2005 – August 2008) (Co-applicant)

Modelling and Simulation for e-Social Science (Moses) (£610,208)  (ESRC National Centre for e-Social Science, July 2005 – June 2008) (Principal applicant)

Hydra II: Grid-based Spatial Planning Services (£87,257) (ESRC October 2003 – September 2004) (Principal applicant)

Health Care Planning with Data Driven Resource Allocation (HYDRA) (£57,015) (ESRC/DTI, September 2002 – December 2002). (Principal applicant)

ESRC National Centre for e-Social Science – Access Grid Node Application (£30,000) (ESRC, from March 2005). (Principal applicant)

Geographical analysis and modelling of populations (£30,000) (ESRC RES-474-25-0007, £30,000; 1st February 2003 – 31st January, 2005.  (Co-applicant).

Collaboration on e-Social Science Developments/ University of California at San Diego, (£2,150) (ESRC – SSRC Visiting Fellowship Scheme, June 2005).

Consultancy

  • Development of a network of innovative, high growth businesses in the Yorkshire & Humber region, funded by Yorkshire Forward, £228,000, 1st January 2002 – 31st December 2004.
  • An investigation into variations in the use of secondary health care, Leeds FHSA, £95,000, 1st August 2001 – 31st January 2002.
  • Cameo Lifestyle, Eurodirect Limited, £51,500, 1st April 2002 – 31st January 2003.
  • Leeds and Environs Spatial Scoping Study, Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Assembly, £30,000, 1st September 2002 – 30th November 2002.
  • West Yorkshire Visual Audits, West Yorkshire Police, £22,500, 1st April 2002 – 30th June 2003.
  • Cameo International Classifications (Canada, Australia, New Zealand), £18,000, 1st May 2002 – 31st July 2002.
  • Leeds Education Fundamental Review: Data Audit, West Yorkshire Learning and Skills Council, £6,500, 1st March 2003 – 30th June 2003.
  • Regional Impact Study, Yorkshire Television, £5,000, 1st March 2003 – 30th April 2003.
  • A survey of biotechnology companies in the Yorkshire and Humberside region, Yorkshire Forward, £4,500, 1st February 2003 – 31st March 2003.
  • Relocation of the Birmingham Dental Hospital, South Birmingham NHS Trust, £4,500, 1st August 2003 – 30th September 2003.