Sara Fabrikant and former PhD Student Marco Salvini win Breheny Prize


Marco M. Salvini and Sara I. Fabrikant were awarded the Breheny Prizefor their paper “Spatialization of user-generated content to uncover the multirelational world city network”, published in volume 43, pages 228 – 248, doi. 10.1177/0265813515603868.

The Breheny Prize is awarded annually for the most innovative paper in Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science during the preceeding year. It is in recognition of the contribution of Michael Breheny, who was a co-editor of the journal from 1989 until his untimely death in 2003. The paper is chosen by the editors assisted occasionally by members of the editorial board. This year all four editors, Michael Batty, Richard Harris,  Linda See and Sarah Williamns with Dr. Seraphim Alvenides of Northumbria University made the choice, agreeing that the best paper published in 2016, be awarded to Salvini and Fabrikant.


The Faculty of Science congratulates Prof. Fabrikant and Dr. Salvini.

Calista Fischer