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Video • Ate Poorthuis: “GIScience & Network Analysis: A Happy Reunion?”

Ate Poorthuis’ GIScience webinar is now online! Abstract:After having grown into distinctly different sub-disciplines in the latter half of the 20th century, quantitative geography is now increasingly adopting methods and techniques from network analysis. Network analysis provides a different perspective on the world, through relations between people and places instead of the abstract space of […]

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Webinar 19 May 2021 • Taylor Shelton

Title: Mapping the opaque: embracing fuzziness, uncovering inequalities. When: Wednesday 19th May 2021, 13:00PM UK / 12:00pm UTC Register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rgs-ibg-giscience-webinar-embracing-fuzziness-uncovering-inequalities-tickets-151440423383 Abstract: Despite the continued growth of data collected about any number of social and spatial phenomena, as well as new analytical techniques to make sense of such data, many processes of particular interest to […]

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Webinar 5 May 2021 • Sarah Battersby

Title: One Map to Rule Them All: Spatial in the World of Self-service Analytics.   When: Wednesday 5th May 2021, 17:00 pm UK / 16:00 pm UTC Register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rgs-ibg-giscience-webinar-spatial-in-the-world-of-self-service-analytics-tickets-151306115665 Abstract: There are many online and desktop tools designed to make mapping easy for anyone who wants to explore, analyze, and communicate the spatial patterns in their data. […]

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Webinar 21 April 2021 • Ate Poorthuis

Title: GIScience and network analysis: a happy reunion?  When: Wednesday 21 April 2021, 12:00 pm UK / 11:00 am UTC Register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rgs-ibg-giscience-webinar-giscience-network-analysis-tickets-149848203009 Abstract: After having grown into distinctly different sub-disciplines in the latter half of the 20th century, quantitative geography is now increasingly adopting methods and techniques from network analysis. Network analysis provides a different perspective […]

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Video • Andrew Crooks • “Analyzing and Modeling Urban Environments”

Andrew’s GIScience webinar is now online! Abstract: The beginning of this century marked a milestone in human history. For the first time, more than half of the world’s population lived in urban areas. This trend is expected to continue into the foreseeable future with 6.7 billion people projected to live in cities by 2050. This rapid […]

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Video • Anita Graser • “Exploratory Analysis of Massive Movement Data”

Anita’s GIScience webinar is now online! 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 and presents numerous challenges to researchers and analysts trying to extract […]

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Webinar 31 March 2021 • Andrew Crooks

Title: Analyzing and Modeling Urban Environments Utilizing Computational Social Science: Opportunities, Examples, and Challenges When: Wednesday 31 March 2021, 3:00 pm UK / 2:00 pm UTC Register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rgs-ibg-giscience-webinar-analysing-modelling-urban-environments-tickets-145275104749 Abstract: The beginning of this century marked a milestone in human history. For the first time, more than half of the world’s population lived in urban […]

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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 • 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 […]