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The University of Southampton
Geography and Environmental Science

Dr Weiyu Yu 

Research Fellow

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Yu’s major research interests lie broadly in the area of GIS applications concerning population, public health and environment-related topics. His recent work particularly focuses on using novel geospatial data and techniques to tackle water-related problems across sustainable development and public health aspects.




Academic history

2014-2018 PhD Geography, University of Southampton

2012-2013 MSc Applied Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing, University of Southampton

2001-2005 BEng Civil Engineering, Shenyang Jianzhu University

Research interests

  • ŸApplied spatial modelling
  • ŸSpatial inequalities in service access
  • ŸPopulation mapping
  • Water point mapping

Research project


Drinking-water under a “One Health” lens – quantifying microbial contamination pathways between livestock and drinking-water.

Find out more on the OneHealthWater website

Research group

Population, Health and Wellbeing (PHeW)

Dr Weiyu Yu
Building 44 University of Southampton University Road Southampton SO17 1BJ

Room Number : 44/2009

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