1980s: First GIS research/teaching in Ireland by Dennis Pringle. 1991: Introduction of Year 3 undergraduate option ‘Environmental Remote Sensing’ taught by Paul Gibson. This is the first and longest running such course in Ireland. Has run every year between 1991 and 2017-8. 1997: Introduction of first national Higher Diploma/Masters Postgraduate Course in GIS & Applied […]

On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018, there was an official Accreditation Event held in the Department of Geography. The event was to celebrate the accreditation of the Department’s long-running MSc in GIS and Remote Sensing under the Geomatics Surveying Professional Group of the Society for Chartered Surveyors Ireland and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The course […]

Wednesday 29 August 2018 Session 1 (09:00 – 10:40) Rachel McArdle, Apollo House, and #mynameis, Activist responses to ‘fast’ policy in Ireland, Main Building – Wallace Lecture Theatre Rob Kitchin, Data-driven urbanism, citizenship and justice, Main Building – Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre Session 2 (11:10 – 12:50) Georgina Perryman, Walking The Path to Change? Political […]

‘In Johannesburg, on my own, without any luggage, wondering what the heck I have done’ Thus begins the first entry in my journal after arriving in South Africa, to conduct research for my PhD, which explores the legal geographies of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer people in southern Africa.  My luggage turned up a […]

The Celtic Voyager, a reseearch vessel, at dock

A day in the life on the Celtic Voyager is not something you can describe. Changing weather requires highly adaptable plans. This is something that has been considered carefully by Dr. Kieran Craven of Maynooth University, chief scientist of the MARA 2 Project, currently underway on the Malin Shelf. The MARA 2 project uses existing […]

In addition to the absence of folk at the American Association of Geographers this week, other Maynooth Geographers are in Vienna for the European Geosciences Union meeting. Here are the papers and posters that we are involved in. Good luck to you all Conor Murphy Session NH1.8/AS4.26 Media Extreme heat events: processes, impacts and adaptation […]

With apologies if I have missed anyone – and please let me know so that I can correct this post – here is the list of papers by Maynooth Geographers at this year’s Annual Conference of the American Association of Geographers. In New Orleans this time, so enjoy the conference everyone and good luck in […]