Protecting access to allotments

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

Mapping the value of nature

The Co$ting Nature policy support tool helps to map the relative value provided to humanity by protected areas and other ecosystems.

Improving the effectiveness and safety of mine detection

Mapping the magnetic properties of soils across England and Wales has assisted the Ministry of Defence in creating specifications for new mine detectors.

Understanding household movements between deprived areas to better target regeneration

A better understanding of urban deprivation has helped central government and local authorities target spending to areas in most need.

The future of small area population statistics

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