The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis


Dr Thomas Evans

Lecturer in Quantative Methods

Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
1st Jul 2014

Research summary

- Agent Based Modelling (theoretical foundations/applications)

- Game Theory

- Dynamical Systems

- Mathematical Modelling for the Social Sciences

Teaching summary

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

PGCE (Canterbury Christ Church University, 2009/10)

Teach First Ambassador ('09)


Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (P/T)

Two years teaching on the BASc Arts and Sciences Quantitative Methods course for undergraduates. Planning and delivering ten weekly classes, marking assignments, conducting examinations and supervising research projects.

AUG 2009 - AUG 2011 – BOW SCHOOL, London

Secondary Mathematics Teacher/Teach First Participant (F/T)

Combining full time teaching with the Teach First leadership development programme. Overcoming the challenges of working in an urban school, while aiming to fulfil the Teach First mission of addressing educational disadvantage.

JUN-AUG 2009 – TEACH FIRST, London/Canterbury/Warwick

Graduate Training Programme (F/T) – 6 weeks

NOV 2008 - MAY 2009 – BIRDWELL INSTITUTE, Lyon, France

English Teacher (F/T)


Dr Thomas Oléron Evans is a Research Associate in the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London, where he has been working on the ENFOLD-ing project, developing new tools for complexity science and modelling global trade, migration, aid and security, since 2011. In 2015, he completed a PhD in Mathematics, on the subject of individual-based modelling and game theory. He attained a Masters degree in Mathematics from Imperial College London in 2007, including one year studying at the École Normale Supérieure in Lyon, France. He is also an ambassador for the educational charity, Teach First, having spent two years teaching mathematics at Bow School in East London, gaining a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from Canterbury Christ Church University in 2010.