Mitchel Langford has been conferred the title of Professor in Spatial Analysis and Geo-informatics. Mitch’s research interests include geographical accessibility modelling and geospatial analysis in the fields of healthcare, social inequality and environmental justice; and methodological developments of spatial analysis through dasymetric areal interpolation techniques.
Professor Langford is a co-director of the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research and Data (WISERD). In 2020 Mitch was appointed an Academic Fellow of the Senedd Commission (the Senedd/Welsh Parliament’s corporate body) to work on "Exploring geographical patterns in the changing landscape of financial services provision in Wales".
He has undertaken many consultative projects with National Government Agencies and Non-Government Organisations and has recently generated impact in the areas of childcare and care homes provision, and access to greenspace and sports facilities.
Current activities are focussed on better understanding potential inequalities in access to services through public transport and the promotion of sustainable travel modes.