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Call for Papers “GeoCom 2015: Resilient Futures”: closing date extended to Friday, 12 June 2015

The Association for Geographic Information is seeking papers for their flagship annual conference. GeoCom is a key event in the UK geo calendar, with representation from across the GeoCommunity (hence the name!) including commercial, public (central and local government) and … Continue reading

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Ordnance Survey to become a GovCo at the end of the financial year

Matthew Hancock MP has just posted this statement regarding the status of the OS.  I am today announcing the Government’s intention to change Ordnance Survey from a Trading Fund to a Government Company at the end of the financial year. … Continue reading

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How can Public Data Group data be made more accessible and useful?

This survey invitation just came across twitterland, so dropping it into GoGeo blogland. This is certainly important to monitor as it refers to the Ordnance Survey, and these other public sector bodies as well. “The Public Data Group (PDG) brings … Continue reading

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Jisc’s call for research data management ideas (Research Data Spring). Please cast your vote for the Cloud Work Bench proposal

As part of their effort to create new solutions to common research problems, Jisc are looking for ideas from individuals and groups with an interest in research data. Please submit your ideas to promote solutions, and offer fresh perspectives for facilitating research … Continue reading

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Open Geographies from the UK Data Service

The UK Data Service Census Support team is pleased to announce the recent release of a major update to its services. In line with enabling wider access to open data resources the existing Census geography services have been updated to … Continue reading

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Views from Geodata 2014 event at Glasgow Science Centre

Conor Smyth, Head of Research and Geodata Services at EDINA shares his thoughts on this annual event….I attended the annual international Geodata 2014 ‘Innovative Thinking, Creative Solutions’ seminar event series held this week at the Glasgow Science Centre – an … Continue reading

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FME World Tour 2014

Another great guest post, this time by 2 of EDINA’s geodata team James Crone and Mike Gale. James and Mike attended the Edinburgh leg of FME’s 2014 World Tour which was held at Our Dynamic Earth on Thursday 15th May. EDINA use … Continue reading

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Top 10 Christmas ideas for geo-geeks

It’s that time of year again.  Finding the perfect gift for those that we care about and trying to be just a little bit different or going that extra mile to get a gift that really will be cherished.  Increasingly, … Continue reading

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FOSS4G – a developers review – part 3

The third part of EDINA’s developer review of FOSS4G 2013.  This one is from Dimitrios. Who are you? My name is Dimitrios and I currently work as a software engineer on the maintenance and development of a service called Digimap … Continue reading

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