UCL  IRIS
Institutional Research Information Service
UCL Logo
Please report any queries concerning the funding data grouped in the sections named "Externally Awarded" or "Internally Disbursed" (shown on the profile page) to your Research Finance Administrator. Your can find your Research Finance Administrator at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/finance/research/post_award/post_award_contacts.php by entering your department
Please report any queries concerning the student data shown on the profile page to:

Email: portico-services@ucl.ac.uk

Help Desk: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ras/portico/helpdesk
 More search options
Ms Liz Jones
114
Chadwick Building
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT
Appointment
  • Principal Teaching Fellow
  • Dept of Civil, Environ &Geomatic Eng
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
Biography

Liz Jones joined the CEGE department after working as a surveyor in the 3D team of Plowman Craven. Prior to this, she completed a BA in Egyptian Archaeology (UCL), MA in Egyptology (Liverpool) and an MSc in GIS (UCL). Liz holds the positions of Principal Teaching Fellow and Geomatic Systems Manager, and provides consultancy both in a technical and educational capacity. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Liz is the Undergraduate Team Leader for the BEng & MEng Engineering (Civil) degrees and the Undergraduate Admissions Tutor. She is also a Connected Curriculum Fellow for the Engineering Faculty, undergraduate personal tutor, the Departmental Adviser to Women Students, E-Learning Champion, and Editor of the UCL Women in Engineering website

With Dietmar Backes, she manages the provision of Geomatic resources in the department and provides practical and technical assistance for the department's research projects in addition to supervising student projects. She created the Geomatics Section blog: http://uclgeomatics.com and runs the Geomatics Twitter account [@uclgeomatics].

She can also provide support for the following pieces of software: AutoCAD, ArcMap, QGIS, PocketGIS, GeoOffice, StarNet, Cyclone, Hypack and Cloudworx.
 

Research Summary

Liz is a member of the Photogrammetry, 3D Imaging and Metrology research group. Her research interests are in land surveying, GIS and laser scanning, and in pedagogy within HE (specifically in learning and teaching in engineering subjects). She combines her background in archaeology with her technical expertise, through fieldwork and research in landscape archaeology, particularly in the applications of geomatics to the understanding of past environments, predominantly in Egypt.

Liz is engaged in fieldwork and GIS development for the Gurob Harem Palace Project [University of Liverpool, UCL & University of Copenhagen], and she is building a Saqqara GIS with data acquired during fieldwork on the Saqqara Geophysical Survey Project [National Museums of Scotland].  Most recently, she has joined the EES Imbaba Survey team.

Liz has carried out AHRC-funded research into the development of a research-oriented GIS for the site of Saqqara, and conducted a study analysing archaeological and historical evidence for flood events and flood risk within the inner Thames estuary during the Holocene Period. She has also worked on the Kouphovouno Project (nr Sparta, Greece) and the EES Survey of Memphis (Egypt).

She supervises projects on a range of geomatic, geographic and cultural heritage topics, and also on health and safety in the civil engineering industry. Recent projects include: the use of laser scanning for sensor offset determination for hydrographic survey vessels (in conjunction with the Port of London Authority); advising on the development of a GIS for historic salt-production sites in Belize.

She has been awarded studentships to investigate the use of open-source GIS in the undergraduate engineering curriculum, to develop new GIS teaching material and to review personal tutoring in the department.

Teaching Summary

Liz is the module leader for the following undergraduate modules [specific teaching contribution is shown in parentheses]:
  • CEGE104P: Engineering Toolkit I (GIS)
  • CEGE203P: Design & Professional Skills 2, including the Roads setting out scenario (GIS, Surveying, Health & Safety (CDM))
  • CEGE206P: Surveying & Field Studies, the Lampeter 2-week residential field course (surveying, health & safety)
And for the postgraduate module:

  • CEGEG063: Principles and Practice of Surveying (Land Survey, GNSS)

In addition to this she contributes to the following modules:

  • MSc Extended Survey Project (GNSS & Surveying)
  • MSc Hydro. Survey Gravesend Field Course (GNSS & Surveying)
  • Applications of BIM (Measured Building Survey)
  • Terrestrial Data Acquisition (Laser Scanning)
  • Year 2 Wind Farm Scenario (GIS)
  • 4th Year Integrated Design Project (Academic Client)
  • Year 3 Research Project (Supervisor)
  • MSc Research Project (Supervisor)
Liz was also responsible for the design and delivery of the Geomatics curriculum for the undergraduate Civil Engineering programme at Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. She has also contributed to a number external programmes (see the Achievements tab for more details).

Appointments
01-SEP-2014 Undergraduate Admissions Tutor Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering UCL, United Kingdom
01-APR-2011 Adviser to Women Students Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2011 PGCLTHE Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education – Academic studies in Higher Education University College London
2007 MSc Master of Science – Geographic Information Science University College London
2005 MA Master of Arts – Egyptology University of Liverpool
2003 BA Bachelor of Arts – Egyptian Archaeology University College London
Please report any queries concerning the data shown on this page to https://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/helpdesk/helpdesk_web_form.php
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT Tel:+44 (0)20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999–2011

Search by