Population Science


Francisco Rowe, Carmen Cabrera-Arnau, Elisabetta Pietrostefani


February 21, 2024


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This is the website for “Population Science”. This is a course designed and delivered by Dr. Carmen Cabrera-Arnau, Prof. Francisco Rowe and Dr. Elisabetta Pietrostefani from the Geographic Data Science Lab at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. You will learn applied tools and cutting-edge analytical approaches to use digital footprint data to explore and understand human population trends and patterns, including supervised and unsupervised machine learning approaches, network analysis and causal inference methods.

The website is free to use and is licensed under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International. A compilation of this web course is hosted as a GitHub repository that you can access:


  • Module lead: Dr Carmen Cabrera-Arnau - c.cabrera-arnau [at] liverpool.ac.uk - Lecturer in Geographic Data Science

  • Prof Francisco Rowe - f.rowe-gonzalez [at] liverpool.ac.uk - Professor in Population Data Science

  • Dr Elisabetta Pietrostefani - e.pietrostefani [at] liverpool.ac.uk - Lecturer in Geographic Data Science

    Find us in Roxby Building, University of Liverpool, UK