Are you healthy?

This is a little dated now, but I came across this interesting article about the use of spatial data on health metrics from 2017: https://www.cdrc.ac.uk/news-archive/holborn-identified-unhealthiest-place-great-britain-according-new-study/ It talks about some work completed by researchers at the University of Liverpool, and how they used new data sources pertaining to lifestyle and environmental measures to map 'healthy' and 'unhealthy' … Continue reading Are you healthy?

Some numbers about energy and fossil fuels

I read an interesting article recently in the December issue of EOS magazine. It was reporting on the findings of a study undertaken by the US Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration. Some salient points include: Global energy consumption is predicted to increase 28% by 2040 Up to 77% of that increased consumption is predicted … Continue reading Some numbers about energy and fossil fuels

EO: the next generation

On the 13th March I attended the RSPSoc Wavelength 2018 conference. This is a student and young professional conference, held annually in different locations around the country and hosted by the RSPSoc Student representative for a given year (along with the shadow rep, ready for the next year). This year the conference was held in … Continue reading EO: the next generation