BSPS Annual Conference 2012 – Call for Papers

TweetBSPS Annual Conference 2012  Monday 10 – Wednesday 12 September 2012, The University of Nottingham  SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE 11th May 2012. The 2012 BSPS Conference will be held at the University of Nottingham from 10-12 September. All Conference sessions will be held on site, where Conference catering and accommodation will also be available […]

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Life after the Census: Using Administrative Data to Analyse Society – Belfast, 9th May 2012

TweetThe 2011 UK Census is estimated to cost in excess of £500m. This, together with concerns about timeliness, has led to the government investigating alternative approaches to acquiring information on the population. However, the census also provides a framework for considerable social analysis. It is thus vital that the impact of any replacement to the […]

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PopFest 2012 – Loughborough University

Tweet PopFest is an annual population studies conference for postgraduate students organised by fellow postgraduates. PopFest has been organised by various universities with the support of sponsors for nineteen years. The twentieth PopFest is to be held at Loughborough University from the 21st – 23rd June and will reflect on the past 20 years of […]

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Call for Papers – Innovative Perspectives on Population Mobility: Mobility, Immobility and Well-being

TweetCALL FOR PAPERS     Innovative Perspectives on Population Mobility: Mobility, Immobility and Well-being   2nd-3rd July 2012   Hosted by the University of St Andrews under the auspices of the Population Geography Research Group (RGS-IBG) and the ESRC Centre for Population Change The ESRC Centre for Population Change (CPC) and the RGS-IBG Population Geography Research […]

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Minority Internal Migration in Europe Conference

September 5th-7th 2011 Minority Internal Migration in Europe Conference University of Manchester, UK This conference will be a gathering of researchers interested in the internal migration of immigrants/ethnic minorities and will bring together leading scholars from across Europe to present original findings. We invite you to attend the event and join in discussions that aim […]

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FREE Open Data Master Classes

Following the unprecedented success of the first series, Horizon Digital Economy Research, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), OS GeoVation in partnership with Esri UK and The National Institute of Continuing Adult Education (Niace) is proud to announce a second series of FREE one-day Open Data Master Classes. These classes will reach a wide cross section […]

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BSPS sponsored workshops

A two-day part-BSPS funded interdisciplinary workshop on childbearing and evolutionary theory will take place in St John’s College, Oxford between March 31st and April 1st 2011. BSPS members are cordially invited to apply to participate. There are a limited number of places available. Registration is free but participants will be expected to pay for travel, […]

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Population Footprints – UCL & Leverhulme Trust Symposia

Population Footprints 25-26 May 2011, The Mermaid Conference Centre, London EC4V 3DB 1st Announcement & Call for Poster Abstracts www.populationfootprints.org We would like to bring to your attention this major UCL and Leverhulme Trust symposium on human population growth and global carrying capacity to be held in London on Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 May 2011. The symposium will […]

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RGS Session: Early Careers Research in Quantitative Geography and Geographic Information Science

The QMRG is pleased to be co-sponsoring a session at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2011 with the GIScRG on: Early Careers Research in Quantitative Geography and Geographic Information Science. It is convened by James Cheshire (GIScRG) and Alex Singleton (QMRG). The abstract is as follows: The data and tools that are used for analysing, visualising […]

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Prof. Douglas Massey Symposium at UCL Global Migration Network

UCL GLOBAL MIGRATION NETWORK SYMPOSIUM Prof. Douglas Massey (Princeton University) Post-Modern Segregation in the United States: Patterns, Causes, and Consequences in the 21st Century Discussant: Prof. Ceri Peach (University of Oxford / University of Manchester) 13 January 2011 – 17:30-19:00 (followed by reception) Venue: Darwin Lecture Theatre,  UCL Darwin Building,  Malet Place,  London, WC1E 7JG [Map] Book […]

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Workshop: geo-referencing, geo-demographics, postcodes and classifications

Workshop on geo-referencing, geo-demographics, postcodes and classifications University of Cardiff,  18 February 2011 Census.ac.uk are hosting a free workshop at the University of Cardiff for anyone working or studying in UK academia. This workshop will introduce participants to the use of postcodes and other area classifications, including the commercially-used Mosaic data and the ONS Output […]

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PLACE BASED BUDGETING: MAKING EFFICIENCY SAVING WITH OAC IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY

Many thanks to all those who attended our OAC User Group Annual Conference, and additional thanks to all of our speakers. The slides from the talks have all been uploaded to slideshare: Introduction. Alex Singleton: University of Liverpool OAC in an age of austerity. John Fisher: Local Futures Using geo-demographic classifications for customer insight. Miranda […]

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Call for Papers – RGS-IBG Session on ‘The Spatial Dimensions of Health’

Abstracts are invited for a session at the annual conference of the the Royal Geographical Society – Institute of British Geographers in 2010 on the spatial dimensions of health. The session is jointly sponsored by the QMRG as well as the Health geography research group (HGRG) of the RGS. Details are as follows: The Spatial […]

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