[CfP] GIScience 2020 workshop: Three cultures

GIScience 2020 Workshop The social, the science and the humanities: Bridging three cultures of geographic information in the pandemic Workshop date & location: September 15, 2020 -- Poznań, Poland Submission deadline: 29 May 2020 Main conference: GIScience 2020 Web: https://sdesabbata.github.io/bridging-cultures-giscience-2020 Covid-19 update: This edition of the workshop will focus on the value of interdisciplinary interactions … Continue reading [CfP] GIScience 2020 workshop: Three cultures

Mapping Museums 1960–2020: A report on the data

Despite the Covid crisis, which is having a huge impact on the museum sector too, academic life somehow goes on. I'm pleased to share this new report [pdf] about the findings of the Mapping Museums project. This report is the result of a lot of hard work to tease out key trends from data about … Continue reading Mapping Museums 1960–2020: A report on the data

Urban Consumption Patterns: OpenStreetMap and the Social Sciences

Here is a new conference paper with my colleagues Hamidreza Rabiei Dastjerdi and Gavin McArdle on the use of crowdsourced geospatial data for social science research at GISTAM 2020. Abstract. Citizen consumption refers to the goods and services which citizens utilise. This includes time spent on leisure and cultural activities as well as the consumption … Continue reading Urban Consumption Patterns: OpenStreetMap and the Social Sciences

Presenting your research for the first time: A few tips for students

Having seen many student presentations in recent years, I collected a few tips that might be useful to people who are about to give their first research talk to an audience. Presenting scientific work has elements of storytelling and rhetoric. Your presentation must appear like a coherent story with an opening, where you set the scene and you explain the background, a development, … Continue reading Presenting your research for the first time: A few tips for students

UBEL Scholarships 2020 – Human Geography

UBEL funding is now open: https://ubel-dtp.ac.uk/eligibility/pathways/human-geography. A few notes for applicants: Check eligibility: "ESRC studentships are open to all UK applicants. Applicants are also eligible for a studentship if they have been an ordinary resident in the UK for three years prior to the start of the studentship grant. For instance, if the applicant applies … Continue reading UBEL Scholarships 2020 – Human Geography