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Professor Kelvyn Jones

Professor Kelvyn Jones

Professor Kelvyn Jones
FBA, FLSW, FAcSS, CGeogs, PhD(Soton), BSc

Professor of Human Quantitative Geography

Office G2.20N
University Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1SS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7509

Research summary

My most highly cited journal papers can be found here: ISI; while additionally books and book chapters can be found here: Google Scholar. I am in the process of putting all my publications so that they are downloadable (where allowed) from ResearchGate.

I research in three main areas

  • Geography of health: here are I am concerned with geographical inequalities in mortality in advanced economies; I have been following the HALS cohort of 9003 individuals since 1985 and examining the nature of place effects, particularly the mortality of 'poor people in poor places'; a series of review papers (in Progress in ...

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I am Professor of Quantitative Human Geography at the University of Bristol (since 2001), being Head of the School of Geographical Sciences 2005-9. Prior to this, I held a personal chair and was Professor of Geography at the University of Portsmouth.  I am an Academician of the Social Sciences (elected 2008) a Fellow of the British Academy (elected 2016) and featured in the top 20 most cited human geographers of the last half century as of 2009. I was appointed as a panel member for Geography and Environmental Studies for two Research Assessment Exercises. I led the RAE/REF ...

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Selected publications

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