Barbara Brayshay is a Director of Living Maps and Editor of the Waypoints section of Living Maps Review. A freelance researcher her interests are in the areas of social justice, digital media, community development and sustainability. Her academic background is in environmental science and social research specialising in the use of innovative approaches to data gathering including the use of participatory action research technique in primary research, project evaluation and impact assessment. She has worked with researchers and digital technologists across different sectors – principally charities and Local and Central Government funded projects and is interested in the potential of participatory mapping as a tool for data visualization and as a methodology for mapping resistance and building the evidence base to enable greater citizen empowerment.
- Location: London