Patrick Rickles

Patrick Rickles

Patrick studied Environmental Management Science and Computer Science at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York (B.S. 2004) and Geographic Information Science at University College London in London (MSc 2005). He is currently working on his PhD (part-time) researching expedited education techniques of GIS in Interdisciplinary Research. 

Patrick is a Research Assistant (full-time) on the EPSRC sponsored Adaptable Suburbs project. His main focus is to develop bespoke GIS tools for the researchers which includes custom Python scripting in ArcGIS for Desktop, server and database administration for storage and analyses, and Web GIS development for the main auto-ethnographic tool used by the project - Mapping for Change’s Community Maps

Patrick’s research interests include epistemologies and pedagogies, the use of GIS by different disciplines, the social dynamics of team building, and individuals’ learning styles and techniques. Through his previous experience working in various private sector positions, he is also interested in solutions development and business applications of geospatial technologies.


GIS, Education, Interdisciplinary Research, Application Development

Contact Details

e-mail: p [dot] rickles [at] ucl [dot] ac [dot] uk

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7679 2452

Twitter: @mapperpat


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