Gil Viry is tenure-track research fellow (Chancellor’s Fellowship) in Sociology at the University of Edinburgh and an associate researcher with the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR). He co-runs the Social Network Analysis in Scotland (SNAS) Group.
After two Master degrees in physics and sociology, he did his PhD at the University of Geneva on the impact of spatial mobilities and physical distance on interpersonal relationships. He has been research fellow at the Centre for Mobility Research (CeMoRe) at Lancaster University, invited scholar at the Federal Institute for Population Research in Wiesbaden, Germany, research fellow at LaSUR (Laboratory of Urban Sociology) at Swiss federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) and research fellow at PAVIE (laboratory of life course research) at Lausanne University.
Gil’s research is on the links between spatial mobilities, family and personal life and the networks of personal relationships. He uses mainly quantitative research methods and social network analysis (SNA). Gil is teaching SNA and spatial mobility in the Social and Political Science School at the University of Edinburgh.
Contact: Gil Viry
School of Social and Political Science
University of Edinburgh, UK
Office: 58 George Square, EH8 9JU, Edinburgh
Tel: ++44 (0) 131 651 5768