Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS)


Louise Francis

Louise Francis

Louise Francis is a Londoner, with South African roots. She studied environmental science (BSc, 2003), followed by studies in phylogenetics and biodiversity (MSc, DIC, 2006) at Imperial College London, in association with the Natural History Museum. She has a number of years’ experience working with a diverse range of grass-roots and civil society organisations in the UK and throughout the Caribbean. Louise is Co-founder and CEO of the social enterprise, Mapping for Change. She is interested in the role of participatory mapping, VGI and citizen science in generating positive environmental and social change. 

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Mrs Louise Francis

Mrs Louise Francis



  • Reseacrh Associate
    Dept of Civil, Environ &Geomatic Eng
    Faculty of Engineering Science

Joined UCL


Award year Qualification Institution
2007 MSc
Master of Science
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine