ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)


Samantha Cockings is Lecturer in the School of Geography at the University of Southampton. Her research interests are focused around the integration, analysis, modelling, enhancement and appropriate use of spatial data. In particular, she undertakes research in the fields of GIS, population modelling, censuses, health and e-learning.

The GeoData Institute at the University of Southampton is a research and consultancy group which specialises in environmental data management, analysis and processing.

The project is also working closely with ONS Geography from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the organisation responsible for the Census in England and Wales.