Geographical Information Science Research Group
The Geographical Information Science Research Group (GIScRG) is a group of academics and practitioners interested in promoting GIScience and GITechnology in geographical research, teaching and the workplace.
GIScRG also supports and promotes e-science and the application of novel computing and spatial analysis paradigms to geographical systems, for example, agent-based modelling.
- Running sessions at the RGS-IBG annual conference
- Active participation in GISRUK, the leading academic GIS conference in the UK
- Developing and maintaining international links, e.g. participation and sponsorship of sessions at the American Association of Geographers annual conference
- Working with companies such as ESRI to promote the use of GIS
- Working with the Association of Geographic Information (AGI) to promote links with GIS practitioners and Chartered Geographers (GIS)
- Promoting and supporting the use of GIS within schools
- Production of journal special issues on exciting new research (e.g. the 2009 annual conference will produce a special issue of the Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy journal).
- Working closely with other GIScience forums such as AGILE
Read more about news and activities on the GIScRG website.
Undergraduate dissertation prize winner
Mr Austen Pepper for his dissertation entitled Extension, generalisation, and verification of a GIS-based relative wave exposure model. Mr Pepper studies at the University of Wollongong.