Guy Lansley is a research associate at the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC), based at the Department of Geography, UCL. His main academic interests are geodemographics and demographic data, and geographical information systems.

Guy has a first degree in Geography from the University of Sheffield and an MSc in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the University of Leeds. Guy joined the Department of Geography as a Teaching Fellow in Population Geography in 2012. He also contributed towards an EPSRC funded project titled “Uncertainty of Identity: Linking Spatio-Temporal Information between the real and virtual worlds”. His research explored the geography of UK naming conventions and geotagged social media activity in London. In 2014 he took up a new position as a Research Associate for the Consumer Data Research Centre, an ESRC funded initiative between UCL, the University of Leeds, the University of Liverpool and the University of Oxford.

Entitled Geodemographics and Big Data: An introduction to geo-temporal demographics, this lecture will be of particular help to students interested in Geography. This lecture will improve the understanding of application of geodemographics, geo-temporal analysis and Big Data.

Graduate Destinations

  • Cartographer
  • Commercial/residential surveyor
  • Environmental consultant
  • Geographical information systems officer
  • Planning and development surveyor
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Town planner
  • International aid/development worker
  • Landscape architect
  • Logistics and distribution manager
  • Market researcher
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Tourism officer
  • Transport planner
  • Geological Study of Volcano and Earthquakes Study

Typical Employers:

Common employers of biomedical sciences graduates include the:

  • The armed forces
  • Charities
  • The Civil Service
  • Environmental consultancies
  • Environmental protection agencies
  • Information systems organisations
  • Local government
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Police service
  • Private companies
  • Utility companies.
  • Universities

Employment Stats:

Destination Percentage
Employed 61.9
Further study 18.9
Working and studying 5.8
Unemployed 6
Other 7.4
Type of work Percentage
Business, HR and financial 17.4
Retail, catering and bar work 16.5
Marketing, PR and sales 11.3
Secretarial and numerical clerks 10.5
Other 44.3