Dr. Nick Bearman completed his PhD in GIS at the University of East Anglia in 2011 and has since worked in both the public and private sectors, using GIS on a wide variety of projects and helping others develop their GIS skills.
He delivers bespoke GIS training programmes to a wide variety of clients including University of Liverpool, ONS, UCL, University of Southampton and American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He is also a Teaching Fellow in Geospatial Analysis at UCL, lecturing on their MSc Geospatial Analysis course within the Department of Geography.
Nick has held post-doc positions at the Universities of Exeter and Liverpool, where he used ArcGIS, QGIS and R on a regular basis to perform GIS analysis in a variety of projects. This included managing big data sets for home-to-school travel analysis, working with a variety of contemporary and historical Census data for the PopChange project and working with Hospital Episode Statistics at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health, University of Exeter.
Nick is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Chartered Geographer (GIS) and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Authority, with a range of teaching experience including undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing professional development. Nick has over 9 years professional experience teaching GIS, and has been using GIS since his undergraduate degree in 2005! He has worked with ArcGIS, QGIS, R, GeoDa, Google Maps API, Python and a variety of desktop and web based programming languages.