Qualitative Research and GIS – Seminar 5th March

This seminar which the Space & Society Research Group, School of the Environment are hosting, will be held on Wednesday 5th March from 1pm-4pm in 3G05 Lecture Theatre 2,  the Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee.

Presentations will include:

  • Participatory GIS (P-GIS) in environmental decision-making: moving between decision-making scales, Steve Cinderby, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York
  • Mapping stories: communities and qualitative GIS, Dr Phil Jones, School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham
  • Making sense of citizen mapping: opportunities and challenges, Dr Wen Lin, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University

If you would like to attend please contact Alistair Geddes (a.y.geddes @dundee.ac.uk)

Seminar Flyer

Space and Society Research Group Seminar

This event is part of the Space & Society Research Group seminar series turning the spotlights to developments in ‘non-quantitative GIS’ – an umbrella term for recent developments including participatory mapping, public participation GIS, and qualitative/mixed-methods GIS. This seminar will be held on Wednesday 5th March from 1pm-4pm in the Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee. Three external speakers who will be contributing are detailed below.

Steve Cinderby – Deputy Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York – a leading proponent of participatory GIS – see  http://www.york.ac.uk/sei/staff/steve-cinderby/

Dr Phil Jones, Senior Lecturer in Cultural Geography, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at University of Birmingham – particular interests in in research methods, including qualitative GIS, mobile interviewing, and arts-based approaches – see http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/gees/people/profile.aspx?ReferenceId=9688

Dr Wen Lin, Lecturer in Human Geography, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University – working at the intersections between critical GIS, citizen participation and urban governance – see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/gps/staff/profile/wen.lin#tab_research

A full programme will be available shortly and if you would like to attend please contact Alistair Geddes (a.y.geddes @dundee.ac.uk)