Robert Haining, University of Cambridge

Professor Robert Haining is the Professor of Human Geography at the University of Cambridge.  He has taught spatial data analysis theory and methods to undergraduate and postgraduate audiences at the University of Cambridge for many years and has written two books on the subject: Spatial Data Analysis in the Social and Environmental Sciences (1990) and Spatial Data Analysis: Theory and Practice (2003).  In addition he is author of over 150 publications spanning methodology, geography, the geography of crime, spatial economics and spatial epidemiology.  He will draw on this experience both practical and theoretical in presenting this course. Professor Haining is currently working on the application of Bayesian Hierarchical Modelling to problems in the geography of crime with colleagues in the UK and abroad. For further details on his teaching and research activities see www.geog.cam.ac.uk/people/haining.