Professional

I have been working in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) since 1997.

January 2016 -                           ONS Geography, Head of GIS and Mapping Unit

March 2013 - December 2015  ONS Geography, GIS Research and spatial analysis.

June 2009 - March 2013           Data Visualisation Centre, design and creation of static and interactive maps and graphics for the Web.

June 2004-June 2009                Spatial Analysis Centre, GIS and spatial analysis, data acquisition and linkage, thematic mapping.

December 1997-June 2004       Small Area Estimation Centre, data handling, GIS, thematic mapping.


Publications and Presentations

ONS Geography Branch

Presentation: Mapping Migration 
21st GSS Methodology Symposium, London, July 2016

Publication: Better Statistics for English Civil Parishes: Investigating alternatives to ‘best-fitting
January 2016

Presentation: Better Census statistics for Civil Parishes – When “best-fitting” just isn’t good enough
20th GSS Methodology Symposium, London, July 2015


Presentation: Census statistics for Civil Parishes - When “best-fitting” just isn’t good enough
GISRUK Conference, University of Leeds, April, 2015

Presentation: Using Research to Inform Geographic Policy - Best-fitting from Output Areas to Higher Geographies
19th GSS Methodiology Symposium, London, July 2014

Publication: Workplace Zones: A new geography for workplace statistics
May, 2014

ONS Data Visualisation Centre

 (Original Adobe Flash code templates in all cases by Alan Smith OBE)

Office for National Statistics, UK

Interactive maps, graphs and population pyramids

Department of Energy and Climate Change, UK

Interactive maps

Biroul National de Statistica al Republicii Moldova

Animated maps [Adobe Flash]

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Vital Statistics Rates by Municipality and District, 2003 - 2010 English Romanian Russian

Population density and resident population count by Municipality and District, 2005 - 2012 English Romanian Russian

Household Amenities by Statistical Zone, 2006 - 2011 English Romanian Russian

Distribution of population by economic activity by Statistical Zone, 2007 - 2011 English Romanian Russian

Animated graphs [Adobe Flash]

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Unemployment rate by age group, 2000-2011 - English, Romanian, Russian

Migration by Age Group - English, Romanian, Russian

Animated Population Pyramid [Adobe Flash]

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Age Structure of Population 1980-2011 - English, Romanian, Russian

National Statistics Office, Malta

Age Structure of Malta and Gozo, 1986-2050 [Adobe Flash] - Population Pyramid of Malta and Gozo

Czech Statistical Office, Prague

Věková skladba obyvatelstva, Česká republika, 1945-2010 [Adobe Flash] Population Pyramid for the Czech Republic

 

ONS Spatial Analysis Centre

Presented at Dept of Communities and Local Government (DCLG), London, July 2008.

Spatial analysis - an overview

Greater London Authority (May 2010):

Economic Evidence Base to support the London Plan, the Transport Strategy and the Economic Development Strategy. 3D map on page 29.

ONS Methodology. Mitchell, B. (2009):

LISA Cluster Analysis on the IMD (2007) North East England GOR: (unpublished).

National Statistics Methodology Series No. 35: Carrington, A., Heady, P., Ralphs, M., Rahman, N. and Mitchell, B., (NSMS35, July 2007):

Smoothing of standardised mortality ratios – a preliminary investigation.

ONS Methodology Report SAC010: Carrington, A., Heady, P., Ralphs, M., Rahman, N. and Mitchell, B. (2007):

Smoothing SMRs: theoretical basis and preliminary results for some simple smoothing techniques.

ONS Methodology Report SAC009: Carrington, A., Heady, P., Ralphs, M. and Mitchell, B. (2005):

Smoothing SMRs: theoretical basis and preliminary results for some simple smoothing techniques.

ONS Methodology Report SAC008: Mitchell, B.J.W. and Ralphs, M.P. (2007):

Developing maintenance rules for neighbourhood statistics output geographies.

ONS Methodology Report SAC007: Ralphs, M.P. and Mitchell, B.J.W. (2006):

Maintenance requirements for super output area geographies: modelling changes from 2001 – 2006.

ONS Methodology Report SAC006: Ralphs, M.P., Mitchell, B.J.W., Heady, P. and Carrington, A. (2005):

Evaluating the Super Output Area Geography: An exploration of statistical success and the impact of change over time.

ONS Methodology Report SAC003:Ralphs, M.P. and Mitchell, B.J.W. (2004):

Disclosure control effects on data recasting