We would like to welcome Jacob Macdonald as our new Regional Studies, Regional Science (RSRS) Papers, Digital Media and Regional Graphics Editor. Jacob is Lecturer in GIS and Spatial Analysis with the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Sheffield (UK). He completed his PhD in Economics and Finance at the Nova School of Business and Economics (Lisbon, Portugal), and then worked as a Geographic Data Scientist with the University of Liverpool and the Geographic Data Science Lab/ Consumer Data Research Centre. His teaching and research combines applied data science, urban analytics and environmental spatial analysis for policy and planning. He is a broad champion for open data, research, education resources and multidisciplinary collaborations.
We are looking forward to working with Jacob.