Dr Narushige (Naru) Shiode joined the Department of Geography in May 2015 as Reader in Geocomputation and Spatial Analysis. Prior to this, Naru taught at the State University of New York at Buffalo (2003-09), Cardiff University (2009-14), and University of Warwick (2014-15), primarily in the fields of human geography, spatial analysis and geographic information system (GIS), and urban planning.
Naru is trained as an urban planner with a focus on urban and regional analysis. He obtained BEng (1995) and MEng (1997) in Urban Engineering from the University of Tokyo, and a PhD from CASA/Bartlett School of Planning, University College London (2005), where he also held a research position.
Naru currently holds a visiting position with Universities of Tokyo and Warwick.
- Spatial analysis and modelling
- GIS science and geo-visualisation
- Urban and regional analysis
- Big and open data and neo-geography
Naru has an active interest in the quantitative appreciation of how socio-economic activities unfold within an urban context over space and time. His current research focuses on the development of network-based methods for exploring the dynamics of urban landscape, urban risks and spatial inequality with the aim to improve the safety and welfare within urban environments.
Their applications range from analyses of crime and traffic accidents to those of ageing communities and ethnically diverse communities, many of which are carried out in collaboration with academic and non-academic partners including local governments, police force, consultants and the retail sector.
Naru welcomes expressions of interest involving new and innovative quantitative methodologies in the fields of spatial analysis and modelling, urban analysis, or GIS and geo-visualisation. Some indicative topics include:
- Space-time 3D/4D city models in GIS
- Spatial optimisation and location allocation of urban facilities
- Space-time concentration of high risks such as traffic accidents and crime hotspots
- Changes in the spatial composition of ageing communities
- New methods of spatial interpolation and geo-statistics
- Infographics and visual representation of big, open data
See Naru's research profile
Bakolis, I., Hammoud, R., Hammoud, R., Stewart, R., Beevers, S., Dajnak, D., MacCrimmon, S., Broadbent, M., Pritchard, M., Shiode, N., Fecht, D., Gulliver, J., Hotopf, M., Hatch, S. L. & Mudway, I. S., 24 Oct 2020, In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-020-01966-x
Shiode, S. & Shiode, N., 2 Sep 2020, In : Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 110, 5, p. 1386-1406 21 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2019.1696663
Shiode, S. & Shiode, N., Sep 2020, In : Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 83, 101500. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2020.101500
Maeda, T. N., Shiode, N., Zhong, C., Mori, J. & Sakimoto, T., 14 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Big Data. 6, 1, 4. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40537-019-0168-5
Shiode, N., Shiode, S., Rod-Thatcher, E., Rana, S. & Vinten-Johansen, P., 17 Jun 2015, In : International Journal of Health Geographics. 14, 21. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12942-015-0011-y
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Shiode, S., Shiode, N., Block, R. & Block, C., 2 Mar 2015, In : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCE. 29, 5, p. 697-719 23 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/13658816.2014.968782
Shiode, S. & Shiode, N., Oct 2014, In : GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS. 46, 4, p. 435-455 21 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1111/gean.12065
Shiode, N., Morita, M., Shiode, S. & Okunuki, K., Jun 2014, In : URBAN GEOGRAPHY. 35, 4, p. 608-628 21 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/02723638.2014.905256
Yin, L. & Shiode, N., 2014, In : Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability. 7, 2, p. 152-169 18 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article