Malcolm Campbell

Spatial Data Scientist in Christchurch, New Zealand

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Dr. Campbell focuses on Quantitative Human Geography. He is both a regional scientist and a health and medical geographer.

Current Research
Associate Professor Campbell has a research theme with ongoing projects in mGeoHealth and Health Geography as well as being a Deputy Director of the GeoHealth Laboratory at UC.

Malcolm is working on a series of projects which attempt to examine and understand social and spatial inequalities in different contexts. He also has an interest in developing and applying novel methods to geographical problems.

A.Prof. Campbell also has an established research theme on regional science (funded through NSC11: Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities) with research on accomodation sharing, tourism, housing affordability and Regional Development.

Some current examples of his research include:
Airbnb: disrupting the regional housing market in NZ.
Regional development: Supporting success in regional settlements
mGeoHealth: using smartphone location data to better understand health and health outcomes.
Social Atlas project: examining social and spatial inequalities in New Zealand.

  • Work
    • University of Canterbury
  • Education
    • PhD Quantitative Human Geography