Research output per year
Research output per year
I am Professor of Urban Planning and GISc and Deputy Director of the Spatial Policy Analysis Lab. A large part of my current role is leading NERC's 5 year Digital Solutions Programme which is investing £8m in the development of an online platform and set of toolkits that will exploit environmental and other data to create innovative digital services that deliver economic, societal and environmental benefits across the UK. You can find further information on that here.
I joined the University in September 2003 and was previously a research associate at the Centre for Computational Geography, School of Geography, University of Leeds where I developed PPGIS methods and applications. I have worked in planning practice for Leicestershire County Council and a number of planning consultancies before focusing on an academic career.
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My research focuses on the role of ICTs in supporting all forms of the planning and development process. I research and develop participatory decision support solutions with the aim of enhancing stakeholder involvement and participation in spatial decision making. My research bring together three areas of work:
I also run the Urban-Regional-Planning JISCM@il list which anyone can join.
I am interested to hear from potential PhD students wishing to undertake research focused on PPGIS, Planning Support Systems, Smart Cities, e-Planning and e-Government.
I lead the following modules:
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Participatory Mapping
2021 → …
Associate Editor for Regional Studies, Regional Science, Regional Studies Association
1 Aug 2020 → 31 Jul 2023
Managing Director, Tellus Toolkit Limited
1 Aug 2015 → …
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Urban Planning
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Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter › peer-review
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution › peer-review
Lucas, K., Kingston, R., Evans, J., Acheampong, R. A., Anderson, K., Larrington-Spencer, H., Enns, C., Gallego Schmid, A., Lea-Langton, A., Dodge, M., Temenos, C., Hall, S. M., Kulynych, Y., Budworth, P., Marsland, C., Chen, Y., Koksal, C. & Tsoneva, E.
1/09/20 → …
Kingston, Richard (Recipient), 12 Sep 2012
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)
Activity: Participating in or organising event(s) › Organising a conference, workshop, exhibition, performance, inquiry, course etc
John Handley (Participant), Simon Guy (Participant), Jeremy Carter (Participant), Gina Cavan (Participant), Susannah Gill (Participant), Richard Kingston (Participant), Sarah Lindley (Participant), Geoffrey Levermore (Participant) & Anthony Ennos (Participant)
Impact: Environmental impacts, Technological impacts
Richard Kingston (Participant)
Impact: Environmental impacts, Technological impacts, Awareness and understanding
1 Media contribution
Press/Media: Blogs and social media