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Webinar 10 March 2021 · Anita Graser

Title: Exploratory Analysis of Massive Movement Data When: Wednesday 10 March 2021, 12:00pm UK/GMT Register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rgs-ibg-giscience-webinar-exploratory-analysis-of-massive-movement-data-tickets-142863810503?aff=ebdssbeac Abstract: The potential of Big Data for understanding human mobility patterns and other complex phenomena in transportation and movement research is significant. Many contemporary Big Data sources have clear spatiotemporal dimensions. However, Big Spatiotemporal Data is usually messy […]

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Video Webinar

Video • Jakub Nowosad • “Pattern-based spatial analysis”

Jakub’s GIScience webinar is now online! Abstract: Discovering and describing spatial patterns is an important element of many geographical studies with spatial patterns being related to ecological and sociological processes. While spatial patterns are often clearly visible on maps, it is not easy to unequivocally decide if two areas are much alike or delineate regions […]

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Dissertation prize winners 2020

We are delighted to announce the 2020 winners of our annual RGS-IBG GIScience Dissertation Prizes. The prize is awarded to the best postgraduate dissertation in geographic information science in the UK and Ireland. To reward the exceptionally high quality of nominations given the constraints imposed by the pandemic, we have decided to award three prizes […]

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Webinar 3 feb 2021 • Jakub Nowosad

Title: Pattern-based spatial analysis: an approach for discovering, describing and studying geographical patterns When: Wednesday 3 February 2021, 12:00 pm UK/GMT Register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rgs-ibg-giscience-webinar-series-pattern-based-spatial-analysis-tickets-129788399597?aff=erelexpmlt Abstract: Discovering and describing spatial patterns is an important element of many geographical studies with spatial patterns being related to ecological and sociological processes. While spatial patterns are often clearly visible […]

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Dissertation prizes • Call for submissions 2021

The RGS-IBG GIScience Research Group awards two annual prizes for the two best postgraduate dissertations on any issue relating to GIS/Sc, spatial analysis, spatial modelling or geocomputation (see the list of previous winners). The prize for the best dissertation is £100 plus an annual RGS-IBG Postgraduate Fellowship and the runner up will receive £50 plus […]

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Video Webinar

Video • Ross Purves: “Chances, challenges and limits for text-based exploration of landscape”

Ross Purves’ GIScience webinar is now online! Abstract: In this talk I will report on our work to use text to explore different dimensions of landscape, with the ultimate aim of developing methods which enable us to understand how landscape is perceived from multiple standpoints. I’ll talk about the chances that these approaches bring with […]

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Webinar 13 jan 2021 • Ross Purves

Title: Chances, challenges and limits for text-based exploration of landscape When: Wednesday 13 January 2021, 12:00 pm UK/GMT Register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rgs-ibg-giscience-webinar-series-text-based-exploration-of-landscape-tickets-129854106127 Abstract: In this talk I will report on our work to use text to explore different dimensions of landscape, with the ultimate aim of developing methods which enable us to understand how landscape is […]

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Video • Joana Barros: “Unveiling urban inequalities with spatial analysis and modelling”

Joana Barros’ GIScience webinar is now online! Speaker: Joana Barros, Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography, Birkbeck, University of London • http://www.bbk.ac.uk/geography/our-staff/full-time-academic-staff/barrosHost: Stefano De Sabbata Title: Unveiling urban inequalities with spatial analysis and modelling Abstract: Urban inequalities are one of the greatest challenges in cities around the world. Identifying, quantifying and mapping inequalities are paramount for […]

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Webinar 2 dec 2020 • Joana Barros

Title: Unveiling urban inequalities with spatial analysis and modelling When: Wednesday 2 December 2020, 11:00 am UTC / 12:00 pm UK >> Register on Eventbrite << Abstract: Urban inequalities are one of the greatest challenges in cities around the world. Identifying, quantifying and mapping inequalities are paramount for the understanding of their dynamics and the […]

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Video • Grant McKenzie: “From Spatial to Platial Data Science”

Grant McKenzie’s GIScience webinar is now online! Abstract: The availability of massive amounts of user-generated data has changed the way that spatial science research is conducted today as data synthesis and advanced computational equipment are now often a fundamental part of the scientific process. With the increased availability of these data, it is becoming apparent […]