Michael Murphy, a PhD candidate here in the Dept of Geography, has published an excellent blog post on our BFF blog, Ireland After Nama. The post discusses some of the developments emerging in Cherrywood, in the south of Dublin. Cherrywood is one of the largest urban development projects in Ireland; an ambitious project raising numerous questions […]

15-18 May 2019, NUI Galway Wednesday May 15th 2019 13:45 – 15:15 Gerald Mills, Rowan Fealy, Katherine Burton; Tine Ningal, Exploring the climate of cities using remotely sensed data: A Dublin case study – Venue: Bailey Allen Hall Louise Sarsfield Collins, Troubling Narratives of Here and There: a critique of the annual ILGA Sexual Orientation […]

As I (Rachel Mc Ardle) have recently finished my PhD, I thought it would be a good opportunity to reflect on some tips which helped me survive the last few months and weeks of my PhD:   Mental health/ well-being tips: There is light at the end of the tunnel, even when it often feels […]

Happy 10th birthday Eye on the World. Ten years ago, with some encouragement from colleagues and a bit of help from others, I put the finishing touches together and launched this blog (with an anonymous post, which is how we rolled back then). There was no strategic plan (or much strategy). It was a shot in the […]

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 […]