Monday, 29 September 2008

Maryam Nazari at City University

On Wednesday 1st October Maryam Nazari is visiting the giCentre (Department of Information Science) at City University, London, to talk about her Model of Geo/Spatial Information Literacy (MG/SIL): an innovative model for GI education and research.

Sunday, 14 September 2008

Thomas Arni to present at CLEF meeting

Sheffield summer intern Thomas Arni will be presenting his work at the international CLEF meeting in Aarhus, Denmark, September 16-19, 2008. Thomas has had an excellent summer, helping run the imageCLEFPhoto track of CLEF this year, which has had its most successful run ever.

Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Nazari presenting at EUGISES 2008

Maryam Nazari is presenting at the EUGISES 2008 Sixth European GIS Education Seminar taking place 11-14 September in Cirencester, U.K. The paper, based on her current doctoral research, is:
Nazari, M. and Webber, S. (2008) Model of Geo/Spatial Information Literacy (MG/SIL): an innovative model for transforming learning in GIS education.

Friday, 5 September 2008

Sanderson gives invited talk at MLMI 2008

Mark Sanderson is an invited speaker at the MLMI conference, held in early September in Utrecht in the Netherlands. The title of Mark's talk is "Measuring interactivity on search engines is hard, unless you're Yahoo, Microsoft, or Google".