The Intersection of GI and COVID-19 in Northern Ireland

AGI Northern Ireland

Just like the rest of the world, Northern Ireland (NI) is facing unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic. During the last few months, GI professionals across the country have been stepping up and helping organisations and local communities alike. These efforts to leverage spatial data and information can be seen in the work of various individuals and teams throughout the … Read More

Building a Geospatial Career

AGI Early Careers Network

Earlier this year, the AGI’s Early Careers Network joined forces with Geovation to discuss geospatial careers with an expert panel from across the industry, exploring the evolution of the geospatial industry and jobs, skills requirements of the industry and sharing some insights from their own unique experiences. Watch a recording of this event. As always, we would love to hear … Read More

AGI Cymru On-Line Pub Quiz

AGI Cymru

July saw AGI Cymru host their first on-line pub quiz open to members and non-members. Hosted by Quiz Master Kev, the early leaders Helena, Tom and Cats held their position throughout the Welsh and geography related quiz rounds to take first place. Well done to them and to everyone who took part. A fun Friday night in lockdown. Look out … Read More

Top Tips for Using Continuing Professional Development to Boost your Career

AGI Early Careers Network

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a structured and self-driven form of learning that helps professionals maintain and improve the knowledge, skills and personal qualities required for career development. In July, the AGI’s Early Careers Network teamed up with the Royal Geographic Society (with Institute of British Geographers) to deliver a webinar focused on how CPD can drive career development and … Read More

Scotland was a pioneer in the geospatial industry, but how can we take the next step and make geospatial an important contributor to the Scottish Economy today and tomorrow?

AGI Scotland

By the early 1960s the University of Glasgow had become a world-class centre for cartography, and university courses in the use of computers in geography were beginning to appear by the end of that decade, ahead of much of the world.  Researchers at the University of Edinburgh were using computer methods to analyse agricultural census data by 1970 and soon … Read More