Chris Brunsdon and Claire Jarvis, as co-investigators with Richard Harris of the University of Bristol, have been awarded £54,000 from the ESRC to study the grid-enabling of geographically weighted regression. This project will begin in February 2006. Posted 14th December 2005.
Dr Sue Page has been awarded a grant from the European Commission on 'Collaboration in knowledge and research on integrated water resources management' under the EU Asia Link Programme (429,014 Euro) (with Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands and the Indonesian Universities of Jambi and Mulawarman). The project will run from November 2005 to October 2008. Posted 15th November 2005.
The department is pleased to announce that Prof Alun Jones has been elected an Academician by the Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences.
Posted 28th October 2005.
An ESRC grant has been awarded to Jenny Pickerill on 'Internet Activism: Anti-war movements in the Information Age' (£134,222) with Professor Webster, City University. The project will start in January 2006 and last two years. Posted 7th June 2005.
Geography wins £3.9 million to develop a Centre for Excellence in postgraduate teaching and learning
The GIS team within the department has been awarded £3.9 million for upgrade of laboratories and developments in GI curriculum.