Dr Anthony Kimpton

Anthony Kimpton


Lecturer - Urban and Regional Planning


School of Surveying and Built Environment

Areas of research & interest:

  • Behaviour change
  • Built environment
  • Communities & society
  • Education
  • Emissions Reduction
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Land use & planning
  • Policy & regulation
  • Social issues
  • Sustainability
  • Technology & innovation
  • Transport
  • Workforce & training


  • Agriculture & environment
  • Communities in transition
  • Industry & business solutions
  • Nature based solutions
  • Policy & regulation
  • Technology solutions
  • Transport
  • Land Use & Regional Planning

Research Institution:


Dr Anthony Kimpton in an urban and regional planning academic with expertise in human geography, application development, and data science. He leverages big data, digital technologies, and spatial modelling techniques to support positive change in urban and regional development. With over a decade of research experience across academia and government, he bridges the gap between academia and industry. His research focuses on urban and regional planning, big data, and data science, using spatial analysis and data visualization techniques to address complex urban challenges. In addition to his academic research, he has been a developer within the ATRC developing transport data pipelines and web visualisation microservices, and a senior data specialist within the ABS leading a interdisciplinary team of data analyst investigating where big data can replace household survey collection for data products used by multiple government departments.