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Robert Berry

Research Fellow

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Geodata scientist specialising in the application of geographical information systems (GIS) in environmental and rural research. Chevron icon

Biography

I am a geodata scientist specialising in the application of geographical information systems (GIS) in environmental and rural research. My research interests include the use of 3D landscape visualisation and participatory GIS in collaborative environmental management, quantitative spatial data modelling using open source software and programming tools, and mixed-methods GIS.

Qualifications

  • PhD: Geographical Information Systems, University of South Wales, 2009
  • MSc: Geographical Information Systems (Distinction), University of South Wales, 2004
  • BSc (Hons): Geography, University of Leicester, 1996

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society with Institute of British Geographers since 2004.

Teaching & Research

Teaching

I have 15 years’ experience in teaching GIS to undergraduate and postgraduate students from a wide range of subject backgrounds such as geography, biology, ecology, criminology, landscape architecture, urban planning and social science.

Current teaching duties at the University of Gloucestershire include:

- Module Tutor - NS7906 Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing (postgraduate)

- Module Tutor - NS6306 Advanced Geographical Information Systems (3rd year undergraduate)

- Assistant Tutor – NS5307 Geographical Information Systems (2nd year undergraduate)

Research

My research interests include the use of 3D landscape visualisation and participatory GIS in collaborative environmental management, quantitative spatial data modelling using open source software and programming tools, and mixed-methods GIS.

Publications

More publications from Robert Berry can be found in the Research Repository.