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Human Dynamics and Urban Structure

Date(s) - 20/10/2016
10:45 am - 12:15 pm

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CDRC Deputy Director, Prof Alex Singleton, will be delivering a seminar on Human Dynamics and Urban Structure at the Urban Big Data Centre in Glasgow.


Developing models of urban structure and human dynamics has a long history within geography and planning. In their contemporary form, geodemographic classifications represent complexity as a typology of salient characteristics, drawing measures relating to attributes and behaviours of population alongside urban morphology and context . This seminar will explore a series of advances in geodemographic methods and their application to issues of social concern.


Alex Singleton is a Professor of Geographic Information Science at the University of Liverpool, where he was appointed as a Lecturer in 2010. Previously he held research positions at University College London, where he was also awarded a PhD in 2007. He completed a BSc in Geography at the University of Manchester, graduating with a First-class honours degree in 2003.


10:45am – Arrival, coffee/tea and pastries provided

11am – 12pm Seminar: Human Dynamics and Urban Structure

12pm – 12:15pm Q&A