Developing household-scale metrics to tackle water insecurity

Research by geographers into household water insecurity is improving understanding and helping mitigate water insecurity, and developing flexible research tools for global use.

Intelligent highway management: How spending on local roads and footpaths is decided

Manchester City Council worked with Gaist to ensure it had the right data to secure additional investment for maintaining its highways network to support the city’s growth ambitions.

Protecting access to allotments

Geographical research changed government policy and popular understanding of the importance of common land and green space in local communities.

Access to local services that keep me healthy, safe and well

The unique reference number given to every property in Great Britain is linking public health data with local services, to build a clear picture of residents’ health and wellbeing in Kent.

Preserving the nation’s digital map heritage

The British Library, together with the UK’s five other Legal Deposit Libraries, is working with thinkWhere to preserve the nation’s extensive catalogue of digital map datasets for future generations.

Improving planning for an ageing population

Modelling and forecasting patterns of demographic change helps regions to prepare for the impacts of national policy changes.

Bridging the skills gap to inspire the geospatial experts of the future

Scotland’s Spatial Information Service is working with the private, public, professional and educational sectors to inspire young people to embrace opportunities in geospatial information.

South Ayrshire Council uses Story Maps to boost engagement

South Ayrshire Council is using interactive maps to make information about local issues more accessible, meaningful and engaging.

UK Migration Controversies: a simple guide

A briefing paper exploring the geographical research and evidence relating to the impact of migration on the economy and society of the UK.