Banting Scholarships at Laurier

BANTING POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social and research‑based growth. The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to: Attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally....

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PhD in Spatial Analysis

Funded PhD opportunities available in spatial analysis with Dr. Colin Robertson at Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr. Robertson runs the Spatial Lab (www.thespatiallab.org) at Laurier, which focuses on spatial analysis, spatial surveillance, and applied ecological research. Applicants with interests in spatial modelling, landscape change, spatial ecology, and/or with strong skills in...

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Graduate Opportunities in Geomatics and Citizen Science

Exciting research opportunities in citizen science and geomatics are available with Dr. Colin Robertson at Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr. Robertson runs the Spatial Lab (www.thespatiallab.org) at Laurier, which focuses on spatial analysis and geographic information science, and applied ecological research. Students interested in ecological/environmental/agricultural monitoring, spatial analysis, geographic information science,...

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AAG Special Session Call – Map and spatial pattern comparison

CALL FOR PAPERS – Map and spatial pattern comparison Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, 2016 Organizers: Colin Robertson (Wilfrid Laurier), Jed Long (St. Andrews) Spatial patterns have gone mainstream. Every field from urban planning to archeology to history are collecting and utilizing spatial information. Corporations...

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Research Talk – BikeMaps.org

Dr. Trisalyn Nelson – speaking at UW tomorrow on BikeMaps.org, hosted by Geographers Without Borders – UW. Geographers Without Borders – University of Waterloo would like to invite you to the first of our Lecture Series taking place on Friday July 3, 2015 from 1-3pm in EV2-1001.  If you’re an avid cyclist...

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Special session on Volunteered Geographical Information and the City: Sensing urban wellness with user-generated data

Special Session at CAG Conference in Vancouver this June! Organizers: Colin Robertson (Laurier), Rob Feick (Waterloo)Contemporary theories of health recognize the multidimensional impacts of place on well-being. The state of well-being is defined not just by the absence of disease, but by the presence of many factors that contribute to...

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Special session: Geocomputational landscapes and spaces

At the International Conference on Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science (AMMCS-2015), to be held at Wilfrid Laurier University, June 7-12, 2015. This session focuses on new applications and theoretical developments in geocomputation. Increasingly, spatial analysis and modelling requires advanced computational techniques (MCMC, ABMs, GAs etc.) to address problems related...

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