Areas of Expertise
- Spatial Analysis
- Spatial Databases
- OpenSource Software
This module will provide students from a range of disciplines including Geography, Epidemiology and Bioscience, with a comprehensive understanding of Geographic Information Systems, and key practical skills in the market-leading GIS software tool, ESRI ArcGIS. At the end of the module students will know how and where to acquire geospatial data, how to combine and analyse these data for specific objectives, and how to visualise primary and derived data in the form of maps.
Health data scientists often have to present their findings to a non-academic/expert audience. The objective of this module is to enable students to choose and produce appropriate visualisations of health related data using a range of media. This is a core / compulsory module and worth 20 Masters level credits. Module leader is Dr Richard Fry.