I’m Oliver O’Brien, a researcher and software developer at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), an interdisciplinary research group at UCL in London. I investigate and implementing new ways to visualise spatial data, including working with MapTube. My current project is EUNOIA.
In the past I’ve analysed educational geodemographics, UK census data (see CensusProfiler) and London travel flows. I studied an MSc in GIS at City University London, before joining UCL’s Geography Department in 2008 and then moving to CASA.
I’m also a contributor to the OpenStreetMap project which aims to create a free Wikipedia-style map of the whole world. In my leisure time, I compete in orienteering races, and have organised several events including the London City Race, which in 2013 will be the biggest standalone urban orienteering race in the world.
Follow me on Twitter: @oobr
Some work and leisure projects, tools and visualisations are listed on my personal website.