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School of Geography

Colloquium on Spatial Analysis: 8-10 January 2013

Location: University of Copenhagen

Application deadline: 16 November 2012

This colloquium is intended to bring together postgraduate students undertaking research in diverse areas of spatial analysis. It will provide an opportunity for students to meet others with similar substantive and methodological interests and to exchange ideas and form networks.

The event is open to ESRC-funded PhD students in the UK. To apply, individuals should complete and submit an application form by 5pm on Friday 16 November 2012. A limited number of bursaries are available for successful applicants. These bursaries will cover travel and accommodation expenses up to £500.

The colloquium is being held  in partnership with the University of Copenhagen as part of TALISMAN – a node of National Centre for Research Methods – and is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

The Programme:

Day One: Tuesday 08 January 2013

Afternoon session (1400-1600)

  • Welcome and Introductions (Henrik Zobbe, FOI, University of Copenhagen)
  • Spatial Modelling and Policy Evaluation (Graham Clarke, University of Leeds)
  • GeoSpatial Data Analysis and Simulation (Mark Birkin, University of Leeds and ESRC National Centre for Research Methods)
  • Market Analysis and Resource Economics (Jens Hougaard Leth and Kurt Nielsen, FOI, University of Copenhagen)
  • Consumer behaviour and consumption analysis (Jørgen Dejgård Jensen, FOI, University of Copenhagen)

Evening session (1630-1800)

  • PhD Research Presentations, Discussion and Feedback

Late evening session

  • Informal group dinner and discussion

Day Two: Wednesday 09 January 2013

Morning Session (0915-1100)

  • PhD Research Presentations, Discussion and Feedback

Late Morning Session (1130-1300)

  • PhD Research Presentations, Discussion and Feedback


Afternoon excursion – Carlsberg

Evening: Colloquium Dinner

Day Three: Thursday 10 January 2013

Morning Session (0915-1100)

  • Discussion of future projects and opportunities for collaboration

Late morning session (1130-1300)

  • Agreement of specific actions and ways forward

Please complete the Application Form