James is a second year PhD candidate at the UCL Department of Geography. He holds a BA in Geography with Quantitative Methods and was awarded the Anne Oxenham Prize for the best quantitative methods dissertation performance in geography.
James is interested in researching new forms of urban mobility, focusing on the use of shared micromobility. His PhD utilises the largest global dataset of Bicycle Sharing Systems to create the most comprehensive comparison to date. He is currently working to analyse the impacts of Covid-19 on urban mobility through the use of historical Bicycle Sharing data.
Since starting his PhD, James has been a PGTA for an increasing number of quantitative research modules across the Geography and Political Science Departments. Within Political Science, James enjoys helping new undergraduate students enrolled on the Q-Step programme to learn new skills in data analysis. He has lead seminars in the modules POLS0007: Principles of Social Science Research and POLS0010: Data Analysis.