Constance Lecomte

    Constance specializes in data analysis and interactive cartography. As engineer in RelatHealth project during 6 months, she analysed potential accessibility and access to local ressources in the Paris region. Currently​ she is charged of data analysis at l’Observatoire des Territoires of the Agence Nationale de la Cohésion des Territoires (ANCT), Constance remains involved in RelatHealth project. More details here.

        Stavros Spyrellis

        Phd in geography, Stavros defended in 2013 his doctoral thesis. His research focuses on the spatial analysis and the mapping of social, economic and educational segregation. As post-doctoral researcher in 2017 in RelatHealth projet, he has explored individual and contextual characteristics associated with the shape of people’s perceived neighbourhoods in the Paris metropolitan area (from RECORD Study). Stavros is now Researcher at the National Centre for Social Research (EKKE) in Greece.

            Anaïs Dubreuil

            Anaïs has completed her PhD dissertation in Geography at the University of Paris Diderot in december 2020. She was supervised by Julie Vallée and co-supervised by Lena Sanders in RelatHealth project. Her PhD research explores the relationships between events during the life course and evolutions of everyday spatial practices of young adults living in Montreal. Her PhD dissertation is available here [pdf] as well as a paper published in the Revue Jeunes et Société.

                Guillaume Le Roux

                Guillaume is PhD in Geography and engineer in Statistics. Guillaume is focusing on socio-spatial transformations and mobilities in metropolitan areas. As postdoctoral researcher in RelatHealth project during one year, he analysed social segregation around the clock in the Paris region. He has provided support in project coordination and in analyses about  place experiences and inequalities in urban resources accessibility. Guillaume is now researcher at l’Institut des Etudes Démographiques (INED).
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                    Martine Shareck

                    Martine is assistant professor in the Department of Community health sciences at the Université de Sherbrooke. She holds a Canada Research Chair on Urban health equity among young people. Her research draws on social epidemiology, geography, and health promotion to better understand how individuals interact with the urban environment, and how this interaction may lead to social inequalities in health and health behaviours. Martine is also a co-investigator on ISIS project.
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                        Sophie Baudet-Michel

                        Sophie is an associate professor in geography at Paris Diderot University, member of laboratory Géographie-cités. She has worked on physical and socio-economic factor of inter-urban inequalities in respiratory health. Her contribution in RelatHealth deals with the use by inhabitants of resources located close to their regular activity locations and the relation between inhabitant’s  health and social heterogeneity of their activity space.

                            Hadrien Commenges

                            Hadrien is associated professor at the University Panthéon Sorbonne and member of Géographie-cités laboratory. He holds a Master degree in urban studies from the School of Public Administration of Catalonia (2005-2006). A three years experience as an urban transportation expert in Barcelona (IERMB) leads him to PhD thesis about the tools and methods used for transportation planning (Université Paris Diderot) and then a postdoctoral fellowship (LEESU) about the uses of modeling for urban planning.
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                                Yan Kestens

                                Yan is associated professor at the Social and Preventive Medicine Department at Université de Montréal and researcher at CHUM Research Center. He holds a CIHR Applied Public Health Chair in Urban Interventions and Population Health. With his SPHERELAB team, he develops new methods and tools to collect and analyse data helping to understand how people and places interact, with a focus on how urban change impact health and health inequities.
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                                    Katherine Frohlich

                                    Kate is Full Professor at the Département de médecine sociale et préventive within the École de Santé Publique at Université de Montréal and Research Associate with the Institut de Recherche en Santé Publique, Université de Montréal (IRSPUM). She is the principal investigator of ISIS project. Her current research interests include social inequities in health-related practices, social theory in social epidemiology and health promotion and the sociology of smoking.
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                                        Ikram Ferrak

                                        Ikram achieved in 2016 her master’s thesis of geography – environment in RelatHealth project (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University). Supervised by Julie Vallée, her master’s thesis focused on the potential and actual access of inhabitants of North East Paris to natural public spaces. She identified possible patterns of socio-spatial inequalities linked to differences in the appropriation of urban environmental resources.

                                            Sandrine Berroir

                                            Sandrine is an associate professor at the University Paris Diderot and a member of Geographie-cités laboratory. Her research focuses on spatial mobilities as a key factor to analyse socio-spatial patterns and dynamics of metropolitan areas. She aims to investigate interactions between spatial organization of urban areas, mobility behaviours and territorial representations.

                                                Lena Sanders

                                                Lena is Director of Research in the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), member of Géographie-cités. Her academic education is in statistics and geography. Her scientific work focuses on cities’ and settlement systems’ dynamics, with expertise in spatial analysis and dynamic modelling. She is interested in epistemology of modelling and in the transfer of concepts between different disciplines and worked with archaeologists, economists and philosophers in the field of social sciences and on the other hand with physicist , geomaticians and computer scientists.

                                                    Sylvie Fol

                                                    Sylvie Fol is a Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne and a member of Géographie-Cités. Her research focuses on the manifestations and effects of socio-spatial inequalities and analyses the strategies that are put in place to tackle social exclusion and segregation. She has contributed to several research projects studying the mobility patterns and practices of low-income people and comparing transportations policies for the poor in the US, Great Britain and France.

                                                        Marianne Guérois

                                                        Marianne is associated professor at the University Paris Diderot and a member of Geographie-cités. Her research mainly focuses on urban sprawl dynamics and on the interactions between urban morphology and individual mobility practices, examined on a comparative basis. Her contribution in the RelatHealth project will relate in particular to how the inhabitants use urban resources and to the relation between resources accessibility and priority actions areas for health.
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                                                            François Queyroi

                                                            François is a permanent researcher in Computer Science at CNRS in laboratory Geographie-cités. His research focuses on the development of analytic tools (network analysis, clustering) in order to solve problems of quantitative geography. In RelatHealth project, François has investigated the spatial distribution of activity places.

                                                                Benoit Thierry

                                                                Since 2008, Benoît contributes to the SPHERELAB team through the development of innovative spatial analysis techniques, population health geographic information systems and implementation of multi-sensor solutions combining GPS, accelerometers and web applications for research and clinical interventions. He holds an engineering degree in telecommunications (France) and a Masters’ in Geomatics (Laval University, Quebec).

                                                                    Julie Vallée

                                                                    Julie is permanent researcher in geography at CNRS in laboratory Geographie-cités (Paris, France) since 2010. She is the scientific coordinator of RelatHealth project. Julie is conducting research devoted to spatial mechanisms of health inequalities in urban areas. She is focusing on inhabitant’s daily mobility and their neighbourhood experiences to discuss standardized and rigid conceptualization of places prevailing in literature of neighborhood effects.
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                                                                        Antoine Fleury

                                                                        Antoine is a junior researcher in geography at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and works in Geographie-cités laboratory. In his research he aims to highlight how public spaces are produced in European metropolises with regard to design, management and control. As he tries to analyze urban change more widely, he also focuses on gentrification and social inequalities, on retail structure and retailers’ strategies, and on spatial practices of inhabitants with an emphasis on mobility practices.

                                                                            Basile Chaix

                                                                            Basile was recruited in 2007 as a permanent researcher and nominated as a Research Director in 2013 at Inserm (after a PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health at University Pierre et Marie Curie and a post-doctorate in Sweden at Lund University).  He is the principal investigator of the RECORD Cohort Study. His research interests pertain to the relationships between geographic life environments and different metabolic risk factors, to innovative methodological approaches in contextual analysis, and to the incorporation of daily mobility in environment-health studies.