Michael Branion-Calles

Michael Branion-Calles

PhD Candidate

Michael is currently a PhD Candidate in the CHATR lab and holds an MSc in Geography from the University of Victoria. His MSc research used GIScience approaches to map indoor radon in the province of BC. Michael’s PhD research focuses on using epidemiological methods to evaluate objective and perceived bicycling safety, drawing upon a wide variety of novel datasets, including crowdsourced data.

Michael enjoys spending quality time outdoors hiking, cycling, or playing soccer.

Research Interests: Geographic information science, epidemiology, active transportation, road safety, vulnerable road users, crowdsourced data

Projects:  Bikemaps.org; Physical Activity through Sustainable Transport Approaches (PASTA); International Bikeshare Impacts on Cycling and Collisions (IBICCS)