Improved techniques for gathering and structuring data about local areas has enhanced the usefulness of the census and enabled better use of population data.
Young people’s inputs to urban planning and design has improved Garden Village developments
Geographical research changed government policy and popular understanding of the importance of common land and green space in local communities.
The Co$ting Nature policy support tool helps to map the relative value provided to humanity by protected areas and other ecosystems.
Mapping the magnetic properties of soils across England and Wales has assisted the Ministry of Defence in creating specifications for new mine detectors.
A better understanding of urban deprivation has helped central government and local authorities target spending to areas in most need.
This event drew together experts to understand key issues in small area population data and promote informed responses to the ONS consultation on the census and the future provision of population statistics in England and Wales
The RGS-IBG 21st Century Challenges Policy Forum event on housing in London brought together stakeholders from housing, academia and government to build consensus around addressing London's housing challenges.
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