Annabel Whipp

Annabel Whipp


Annabel Whipp is an ESRC funded PhD student in the School of Geography and a member of the Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy research group. She is affiliated with Leeds Institute of Data Analytics (LIDA) and is secretary of Leeds Data Science Society. Annabel graduated from the University of Leeds with First Class Honours in BA Geography in 2017 before beginning a 4-year funded integrated PhD and MSc in Data Analytics and Society. Annabel’s PhD project is partnered with Leeds City Council and aims to build estimates of the ambient population for a case study of Leeds city centre. 


Research interests

Annabel’s research interests include:

  • The ambient population
  • GIS
  • Diurnal populations
  • The geography of crime


  • BA Geography (First Class Honours), University of Leeds
  • MSc Data Analytics and Society, University of Leeds

Research groups and institutes

  • Institute for Spatial Data Science