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Dr Michael Rodrigues

Research Fellow

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Michael has a keen interest in spatial analysis and is leading the data analysis on the Map of Need project in the Northern Hub for Veterans and Military Families Research.

After completing a vocational qualification as a GIS technician, he went on to the University of Lisbon to study Geography where he also completed a Masters in GIS applied to planning.

After securing a PhD scholarship from the Portuguese foundation of science and technology he moved to Madrid where he completed his formation with a PhD in Geography (Complutense University of Madrid).

Michael Rodrigues

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Thematic cartography; spatial analysis.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The Map of Need: Identifying and predicting the spatial distribution of financial hardship in Scotland’s Veteran Community, Kiernan, M., Rodrigues, M., Mann, E., Stretesky, P., Defeyter, M. 4 Mar 2021, In: BMJ Military Health
  • The exploration of the dispersal of British military families in England following the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2010, Rodrigues, M., Osborne, A., Johnson, D., Kiernan, M. 8 Sep 2020, In: PLoS One

Professional Activity


Geography PhD November 23 2016

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Thematic cartography; spatial analysis.

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