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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).

 

Book reviews Editor (2017-20)   E&P B: Urban Analytics & City Science (SAGE)

Associate Editor (2015-...)  Heliyon Clinical Research (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 (2018-...) Social Sciences & Humanities Open (Elsevier)
Editorial Board  (2019-...) Urban Planning (Cogitatio Open Access) 
Reviewer College (2019-...) Int. J. of Social Research Methodology (T&F)

 

 

Seraphim Alvanides

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

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).
 
Book reviews Editor (2017-20)   E&P B: Urban Analytics & City Science (SAGE)

Associate Editor (2015-...)  Heliyon Clinical Research (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 (2018-...) Social Sciences & Humanities Open (Elsevier)
Editorial Board  (2019-...) Urban Planning (Cogitatio Open Access) 
Reviewer College (2019-...) Int. J. of Social Research Methodology (T&F)

 

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Ideology in the linguistic landscape: Towards a quantitative approach, Fabiszak, M., Buchstaller, I., Brzezińska, A., Alvanides, S., Griese, F., Schneider, C. 1 Jul 2021, In: Discourse & Society
  • Evidence from big data in obesity research: international case studies, Wilkins, E., Aravani, A., Downing, A., Drewnowski, A., Griffiths, C., Zwolinski, S., Birkin, M., Alvanides, S., Morris, M. 27 Jan 2020, In: International Journal of Obesity
  • Correlates of children’s travel to school in Johannesburg-Soweto—Evidence from the Birth to Twenty Plus (Bt20+) study, South Africa, De Kadt, J., Van Heerden, A., Richter, L., Alvanides, S. 1 Jul 2019, In: International Journal of Educational Development
  • Spatial segregation and urban form in Mexican cities, Garnica-Monroy, R., Alvanides, S. 1 Sep 2019, In: Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design
  • Going peripatetic, Alvanides, S. Jun 2018, In: Journal of Transport and Health
  • Investigating the bilingual landscape of the Marshall Islands, Buchstaller, I., Alvanides, S. 20 Dec 2018, Expanding the Linguistic Landscape, Channel View Publications
  • Children's active transport, Alvanides, S. 1 Sep 2017, In: Journal of Transport & Health
  • Considerations of Privacy, Ethics and Legal Issues in Volunteered Geographic Information, Mooney, P., Olteanu-Raimond, A., Touya, G., Juul, N., Alvanides, S., Kerle, N. 11 Sep 2017, Mapping and the Citizen Sensor, Ubiquity Press
  • Tools and practices for understanding and promoting walking and walkability, Dannenberg, A., Kraft, K., Alvanides, S. 19 Jun 2017, In: Journal of Transport & Health
  • Determinants of urban sprawl in European cities, Oueslati, W., Alvanides, S., Garrod, G. Jul 2015, In: Urban Studies

PGR Supervision

  • 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

Qualifications

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


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