Dr Patrick Ballantyne BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Geographic Data Science Geography and Planning


Personal Statement

Patrick Ballantyne is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Geographic Data Science, working with Prof. Alex Singleton. Patrick's research sits at the bridge between the computational and social sciences, with research interests in Retail Geography and Social and Spatial Inequalities. In particular, Patrick is passionate about developing tools and research which foster equality in the city, with a strong emphasis on ensuring all communities have equitable accessibility to everyday services and amenities, fostering more economically and environmentally sustainable retail spaces so that everyone has access to a vibrant space of consumption, and the use of Spatial Data Science techniques and methodologies for delivering such objectives.