Monthly Archives: March 2013

Eye for the Spatial: Irish Land Prices in 2012

This week, for the first time in my life, I bought a copy of the Irish Farmers Journal. My eye was drawn to an advertisement in another newspaper noting that this week’s edition would have a special supplement on Agricultural Land Prices, broken down by county. Being a sucker for a good data set I […]

Meet the department: Gerry Kearns

[This is the latest in this series of posts by staff and students in the Dept of Geography…] What do you most enjoy doing in the dept? Working with colleagues to produce new knowledge, either as articles or as events [field-walks, symposia etc.].

This blog is four years old

Four years ago, this blog began with a post about maps, geography, and the economic slump. This is the blog’s 170th post. We’ve had contributions from many of the department’s staff, as well as some of the graduate and undergraduate students. We’ve been visited 54,000 times, even if most visitors seem to pop in only to […]

Geographical science: Where technology comes down to Earth

The Irish Times asked for material about the cutting-edge, technology-based postgraduate programmes we offer. Here is what we told them: The Department of Geography at the National University of Ireland Maynooth is at the forefront of science-technology relations in the fields of Climate Change, Geographic Information Science, and Spatial Analysis.