Fran Pontin

Fran Pontin


Fran is an ESRC funded Data Analytics and Society PhD student in the school of Geography and Leeds Institute for Data Analytics. Her research investigaes the relationship between the built environment and levels of physical activity and sedentary behaviour utilsing smartphone data. She is part of the first cohort of the Data Analytics and Society Centre for Doctoral Training. 

Research interests

My research interests lay in the interaction between health outcomes and the built envrionment.


  • BSc, Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds
  • MSc, Data Analytics & Society
  • FHEA: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy