Simon Kingham

ProfessorSimon Kingham

Geography Staff Block Rm 511
Internal Phone: 94064


Research Interests

Simon's research primarily focuses on the impact of the urban environment on individual and community health and wellbeing. Much of his research uses geospatial science including some done through the GeoHealth Laboratory, of which he is the Director. His research is generally applied and carried out with end users with a strong community engagement focus.

Recent Publications

  • Hobbs M., Tomintz M., McCarthy J., Marek L., Vannier C., Campbell M. and Kingham S. (2019) Obesity risk in women of childbearing age in New Zealand: a nationally representative cross-sectional study. International Journal of Public Health 64(4): 625-635.
  • Wiki J., Kingham S. and Campbell M. (2019) Accessibility to food retailers and socio-economic deprivation in urban New Zealand. New Zealand Geographer 75(1): 3-11.
  • Apparicio P., Gelb J., Carrier M., Mathieu MÈ. and Kingham S. (2018) Exposure to noise and air pollution by mode of transportation during rush hours in Montreal. Journal of Transport Geography 70: 182-192.
  • Frater J. and Kingham S. (2018) Gender equity in health and the influence of intrapersonal factors on adolescent girls’ decisions to bicycle to school. Journal of Transport Geography 71: 130-138.
  • Marek L., Campbell M., Epton M., Kingham S. and Storer M. (2018) Winter Is Coming: A Socio-Environmental Monitoring and Spatiotemporal Modelling Approach for Better Understanding a Respiratory Disease. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 7(11) 432: 26.