Challenging Risk


Muki Haklay (Co-Investigator)

Muki Haklay is Professor of Geographical Information Science (GISc) in UCL’s department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering and co-director of the Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) research group. He works on a range of research projects that involve participatory mapping and science methods including Challenging Risk, in which he will be exploring citizens’ involvement in preparedness for earthquake and fire incidents.

Prof Haklay is an expert in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Geographical Information Science (GISc) and has worked extensively on acquisition, management and analysis of Geographical Information

His research interests include public access to environmental information and the way in which the information is used by a wide range of stakeholders, citizen science and in particular applications that involve community-led investigation, development and use of participatory GIS and mapping, and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) for geospatial technologies.

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