Mike Goodchild’s NSF talk ‘From Community Mapping to Critical Spatial Thinking’

Interesting talk from Mike Goodchild in a lecture at the US NSF entitled ‘From Community Mapping to Critical Spatial Thinking’. This talk is a good overview of VGI and links it to the understanding of spatial concepts and integrating them into teaching and research. The interesting issue raised in the talk is the link between […]

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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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Call for papers – JoSIS journal special issue Open Geographic Information

Journal of Spatial Information Science (JoSIS) CALL FOR PAPERS – Special Feature on Open Geographic Information Guest editors:  Dr. Hanif Rahemtulla, Horizon Digital Economy Research, Nottingham University and Professor Paul Longley, Department of Geography, University College London. Call for papers This special feature aims to bring together some of the key developers, academics and writers on […]

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Call for Papers – Early Careers Research in Quantitative Geography and Geographic Information Science, RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2011

Abstracts are invited for a session at the annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society – Institute of British Geographers conference 2011. The conference runs between 31st August – 2nd September 2011; the exact date of this special session is to be confirmed. The session is jointly hosted by the GIScRG and Quantitative Methods Research […]

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Call for Papers – Open Geographic Information, RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2011

Abstracts are invited for a session at the annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society – Institute of British Geographers conference 2011. The conference runs between 31st August – 2nd September 2011; the exact date of this special session is to be confirmed. The session is hosted by the GIScRG, and will be chaired by […]

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Call for Papers – Healthy Living Environments and Behaviour, RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2011

Abstracts are invited for a session at the annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society – Institute of British Geographers conference 2011. The conference runs between 31st August – 2nd September 2011; the exact date of this special session is to be confirmed. The session is jointly hosted by the GIScRG and the Geography of […]

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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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Finnish Municipalities: A case for zone design?

In Finland, municipalities are incredibly powerful; like local authorities in the UK, municipalities are responsible for local administration, but they also levy an income tax and are responsible for providing most public services. Municipalities were founded on the assumption of equality, which forms the basis for the reform considerations currently ongoing in the Finnish government. […]

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Call for Papers – 17th European Colloquium on Quantitative and Theoretical Geography (ECQTG2011)

Click here for FULL DETAILS. The organising committee for the European Colloquium of Quantitative and Theoretical Geography (ECQTG2011) would like to invite submissions of abstracts for their 17th conference, to take place at the Harokopio University of Athens, Greece, from the 2nd – 5th September 2011. The conference is formally organised by the Greek Society for […]

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Call for Papers – RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2011

Abstracts are invited for a session at the annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society – Institute of British Geographers annual conference 2011. The conference theme is the ‘Geographical Imagination’, and will take place from 31st August – 2nd September, in London. Sessions may take the form of presented papers, panels, practitioner forums, discussions or workshops. […]

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ArcGIS 10 – Field Calculator and Python

Python has been more tightly integrated in the new release of ArcGIS 10, allowing scripting to occur directly through a Python process without even opening up ArcMap. Admittedly this was available before, but now everything is more tightly coupled and a lot cleaner in it’s implementation. However, what has really interested, and indeed confused me […]

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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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