Group photo at UNED during the consortium meeting in Madrid

Mapineq’s Madrid Meeting: Progress Unveiled

The UNED in Madrid, hosted the Mapineq Consortium meeting, where 20 participants came together to reflect on the project’s past 15 months. Against the backdrop of a rainy winter day in Madrid, the consortium celebrated its achievements and set the stage for an even more exciting future.

Improving academic performance through low emission zones?

An original study led by Manuel Valdés, Mar C. Espadafor (UNED) and Risto Conte Keivabu (MPIDR) showcases the positive impact of a low emission zone (LEZ) in Madrid’s city center on academic performance. Students schooled in Madrid’s LEZ and neighbouring area achieved higher university admittance examination scores.

Mapineq Link: two significant steps closer to realisation

Mapineq has released Phase 1, which covers geospatial social and economic policy indicators, and Phase 2, the physical environmental geo-linked module, of the geo-located inequality database. Data will be accessed programmatically via an API and will also be available for exploration using an interactive, user-friendly dashboard in the future.