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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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Biography

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 a Fellow of the British Academy (elected 2016  to Sociology, Demography and Social Statistics (Section 4) and to Anthropology and Geography (Section 3)). The citation on election reads  ‘Kelvyn Jones is an internationally leading quantitative social scientist. He has made major contributions to the analysis and interpretation of large and complex data sets in a broad ...

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Selected publications

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Recent publications

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