Jordan, a dedicated student at the University of Tasmania, has consistently excelled in all geospatial sciences subjects. His unwavering commitment to excellence earned him a 2023 Summer Research Scholarship. Under this scholarship, Jordan undertook a project focused on unraveling the spatial patterns of road accidents in Tasmania. Leveraging spatial autocorrelation checks and hot spot analysis via statistical metrics, he delved into the density and distribution of such accidents.
Jordan’s findings demonstrated the valuable insights that this analysis can offer for road improvement planning. The judges commended the practical relevance of his work, highlighting its broader applicability to the wider community.