Marcus Young is Research Fellow in GIS and Transport Engineering Data within the Transportation Research Group. He is interested in transport geography and GIS, and primarily works using open source tools, including R, PostgreSQL/PostGIS, and QGIS. His research interests centre on the application of spatial analysis and data analytics methods and techniques to investigate issues relating to transportation, primarily focussed on public transport and active travel. Marcus also teaches on several modules of Ulster University’s PgDip/MSc programme in Geographic Information Systems. Prior to moving to academia, he had a successful career in information technology and worked as a Computer Officer at the University of Cambridge for 11 years.
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