See you at PAA 2018 in Denver!

As PAA 2018 is approaching, I’m looking forward to talk more about spatial prediction and subnational fertility disaggregation using DHS household survey data and our research on fine grid scale mapping of demographic indicators in low income countries at WorldPop (University of Southampton) and Flowminder.

Come meet me at the session Adolescent Transitions into Parenthood”, on Saturday 28th of April from 11:15am-12:45pm in Plaza Ballroom E (Sheraton Denver Downtown), I will present our paper The geography of fertility rates in low and middle-income countries: analysis of cross-sectional surveys from 69 countries”.



See you at IUSSP to talk about the fantastic work we do at WorldPop! (plus Demotrends and R-Ladies)

As IUSSP is approaching, I’m looking forward to talk more about fine grid scale mapping research at WorldPop (University of Southampton) and Flowminder.

I will present my research on  the 30th of October in session 5 at 8:30am Integrating spatial and statistical methods in demographic research, meeting room 1.41 and 1.42.

Prof. Andy Tatem will host a side meeting Geospatial Demography: Combining Satellite, Survey, Census and Cellphone Data to Provide Small-area Estimates on the 29 October 2017, 8:30-16:00.

and  will be contributing to the Cape Town R-Ladies chapter Saturday 4 November (details here) with a talk on R-Ladies and data visualization in ggplot2. Come talk to us and become an R-Lady, we are looking forward to sharing our experiences.

A few Demotrend(ers) will also be presenting at IUSSP, come talk to us 🙂

See you in Cape Town!


A nice example of hafen/geofacet from Washington Post to ggplot2

I’ve recently came across the hafen/geofacet function and was pondering to blog an example. Then, I came across a perfect example, thanks to  kanishkamisra for working on the dataset & code and making it available via github here!