Dr Jonny Huck

Senior Lecturer in Geographical Information Science

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Research interests

Jonny's research includes applications in both Human and Physical Geography, with current projects including investigations into social mobilities in segregated communities in Northern Ireland, the provision of healthcare in remote areas of northern Uganda and north-eastern India, and the application of emergent communication technologies for environmental sensor networks in Kampala, Uganda.

His general areas of research interest include the representation of vague geographical entities in GIS, new approaches to participatory mapping, and the application of new technologies to geographical data collection. He is a specialist in working in remote and un-mapped parts of the world, and amongst other things, he maintains the freely available Map-Me platform for participatory mapping, which have been used by a variety of research, commercial and governmental institutions globally.


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