GPS

GPS and mobile phone survey

The team has also worked with Dr. Claire Jarvis and Dr. Jen Dickie (both Department of Geography, University of Leicester) on the GPS component of the project.

Dr Claire Jarvis, University of Leicester

Claire Jarvis is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geography, The University of Leicester. She has been involved as an investigator with a range of ESRC, NERC and HEFCE funded projects concerning geographical information science and spatial literacy. Most recently, her research interests include mobile geographical information technologies and  3D virtual/augmented environments.

Responsibilities on the New Urbanisms, New Citizens project: oversee GPS/digital field research in case study areas; practical development of digital research methods; digital  data analysis and visualisation.

Dr Jen Dickie, University of Leicester

Jen Dickie is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Geography, The University of Leicester.  She completed her PhD at the Department of Geography, University of Leicester. Her PhD  thesis focused on the impact of vegetation change on soil erosion in dryland environments. More recently, she has worked as a research associate and teaching developer for SPLINT (Spatial literacy) CETL, with a focus on the role of mobile technologies for developing integrated field learning.

Responsibilities on the New Urbanisms, New Citizens project: conduct GPS/digital field research in case studies communities; practical development of digital research methods;   data visualisation.

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