ECTQG 2017 – Keynotes and a call for sessions

http://www.geog.leeds.ac.uk/ectqg17/ The organisers of the European Colloquium on Theoretical and Quantitative Geography (ECTQG) 2017, to be held in York, UK, from 7-11 September, are pleased to announce the conference keynote presenters and publish a call for sessions. Our keynote presenters will be: – Sir Alan Wilson – Prof Alison Heppenstall – Prof Anne Vernez-Moudon – […]

LIDA Seminar: Crime Analytics, Thursday 20th October 15:30 (Leeds)

If you’re in Leeds on 20th October, come to the next LIDA crime seminar on Crime Analytics: The Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) is pleased to present another seminar from our series showcasing data analytics on Thursday 20th October 2016 at 15:30 at the Clarendon Wing Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds campus. Our main […]

GIScience Research Group (GIScRG) Sponsored Sessions 2016

The GIScience Research Group (GIScRG) is sponsoring a number of sessions at the Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference 2016, London – 30 August to 2 September 2016. Urban Analytics GeoComputation; The Next Twenty Years The City Information Nexus: Modelling The Future City Learning Gis: Establishing The Nexus Between Disciplines Methods For Assessing Resilience And […]

Second Call for Papers: GIS Research UK (GISRUK2015)

We’re hosting the next GISRUK conference (#GISRUK2015) in Leeds and have just published the call for papers. For more info see the GISRUK2015 website or follow @GISRUK on Twitter. Follow @gisruk Location School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK 15-17 April, 2015 http://leeds.gisruk.org/ Important Dates Abstract submission deadline:  Friday 7th November 2014. Notification of acceptance: […]

250 Great Minds

University of Leeds announces 250 academic fellowships The University of Leeds has just announced 250 new 5-year fellowships. They are fully funded and  lead to senior lecturer (grade 9) position. My research group has a fellowship that is linked to the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics. For more information, see Academic Fellow in Spatial Data […]

Seminar @ Leeds: Applying Risk Terrain Modeling (RTM) to Crime Analysis and Intervention

Applying Risk Terrain Modeling (RTM) to Crime Analysis and Intervention Prof. Leslie W. Kennedy, Director of the Rutgers Center on Public Security Time / Location Wednesday 15th October, 5:30pm. School of Geography Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds. The event is free and there is no registration. Seminar Abstract I will describe research that is being […]

Call for Papers: GIS Research UK (GISRUK2015)

We’re hosting the next GISRUK conference (#GISRUK2015) in Leeds and have just published the call for papers. For more info see the GISRUK2015 website or follow @GISRUK on Twitter. Follow @gisruk Aims We welcome colleagues to the 23rd GIS Research UK (GISRUK) conference. The GISRUK conference series is the UK’s national GIS research conference, established […]

GISRUK2014 presentation: Using Social Media Data to Assess Spatial Crime Hotspots

I have recently presented some work at the GISRUK 2014 conference in Glasgow. The work is a collaboration with Martin Andresen (SFU, Canada) and looks at the differences in crime hotspot locations using two population-at-risk measures: the residential population (traditional) and the ‘ambient’ population (estimated using social media). The slides are available here and the […]