Monthly Archives: September 2018

History of Geomatics in Geography at Maynooth University

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 […]

Launch of SCSI-RICS Accreditation for Geography Department’s MSc in GIS and Remote Sensing.

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 […]