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Dr Seraphim Alvanides

Associate Professor

Department: Architecture and Built Environment

I am a social geographer, with expertise in quantitative methods and Geographical Information Systems/Science. My research and teaching interests involve the analysis of large spatial data related to urban sprawl, active transport (walking & cycling) and linguistic landscapes. The substantive question driving my research is to what extent the environment (broadly defined) influences individual behaviours and outcomes. I am associate editor for the journal Heliyon and co-editor for the journal Environment & Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science (SAGE).

Associate Editor (2015-...)  Heliyon Global Health & Infectious Diseases (Elsevier)

Editorial Board (2020-...) Journal of Transport & Health (Elsevier)

Associate Editor (2013-20)  Journal of Transport & Health (Elsevier)

Editorial Board  (2018-...) Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy (Springer)
Editorial Board  (2019-...) Urban Planning (Cogitatio Open Access) 
Reviewer College (2019-...) Int. J. of Social Research Methodology (T&F)

 

Seraphim Alvanides

I am a social geographer, with expertise in quantitative methods and Geographical Information Systems/Science mostly applied in urban settings. I am associate editor for the journal Heliyon Environment and co-editor for the journal Environment & Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science (SAGE).

My research and teaching interests involve the analysis of large spatial data related to urban sprawl and land use change, health inequalities and active transport (walking and cycling) and more recently, linguistic landscapes. The substantive question driving my research is to what extent the environment (broadly defined) influences individual behaviours and outcomes. I am also a great advocate of open data and open source software for scientific research and dissemination.

Associate Editor (2020-...)  Heliyon Environment (Cell Press)

Editorial Board (2020-...) Journal of Transport & Health (Elsevier)

Associate Editor (2013-20)  Journal of Transport & Health (Elsevier)

Editorial Board  (2018-...) Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy (Springer)
Editorial Board  (2019-...) Urban Planning (Cogitatio Open Access) 
Advisory Board (2020-...) Patterns (Cell Press)

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Modelling the interdependence of spatial scales in urban systems, Lengyel, J., Alvanides, S., Friedrich, J. Jan 2023, In: Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science
  • Towards a taxonomy of arguments for and against street renaming: Exploring the discursive embedding of street name changes in the Leipzig cityscape, Buchstaller, I., Schneider, C., Alvanides, S. 2 Jan 2023, In: Linguistic Landscape
  • A Spatio-Temporal Analysis of the Urban Fabric of Nuremberg From the 1940s Onwards Using Historical Maps, Ludwig, C., Alvanides, S. 8 Dec 2022, In: Urban Planning
  • Changes in the Commemorative Streetscape of Leipzig over the past 100 years, Buchstaller, I., Alvanides, S., Griese, F. 1 Oct 2022, In: Journal of Linguistic Geography
  • Commemorative cityscapes: spatio-temporal patterns in street names in Leipzig, East Germany and Poznań, Poland, Buchstaller, I., Fabiszak, M., Alvanides, S., Brzezińska, A., Dobkiewicz, P. 14 Nov 2022, In: Language in Society
  • Ensuring the ethical use of Big Data: lessons from secure data access, Wiltshire, D., Alvanides, S. Feb 2022, In: Heliyon
  • Featured graphics: Migrating from EP-A to EP-B, Alvanides, S., Dorling, D. 1 May 2022, In: Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science
  • Multivariate analysis of socioeconomic profiles in the Ruhr Area, Germany, Lengyel, J., Roux, S., Alvanides, S. 9 Aug 2022, In: Journal of Maps
  • Overview of special issue on urban cycling: Rationalities, justice, safety, and geographical analysis, Koglin, T., Alvanides, S., Fields, B. 5 Nov 2022, In: Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives
  • Competing Ideologies, Competing Semiotics: A critical perspective on politically-driven renaming practices in Annaberg-Buchholz, Eastern Germany, Buchstaller, I., Alvanides, S., Griese, F., Schneider, C. 1 Apr 2021, Linguistic Landscapes im deutschsprachigen Kontext, Bern, Switzerland, Peter Lang

  • Josephine Ellis Public Discourse and the Form of the Built Environment in Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, 1947-2021 Start Date: 01/10/2021 End Date: 27/10/2021
  • Godwin Yeboah Understanding Urban Cycling Behaviours in Space and Time Start Date: 07/09/2010 End Date: 24/07/2014
  • Mohammed Alqarni Developing a Framework to Improve the Implementation of Geospatial Technology in the Planning and Delivery of Infrastructure for Residential Areas in Saudi Arabia: A Case Study of Riyadh City Start Date: 07/01/2014 End Date: 31/01/2018
  • Onaopepo Adeniyi Capability Maturity Model for Assessing Flood Resilience Capabilities of the Built Environment Start Date: 18/05/2016 End Date: 27/10/2017
  • Michele Victoria Developing Decision Support Models for Early Stage Embodied Carbon Management in Buildings Start Date: 18/05/2016 End Date: 10/11/2017

  • Geography PhD March 31 2000
  • Fellow Royal Geographical Society with the Institute for British Geographers (RGS-IBS) 2000


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