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Thousands of pounds available for researchers who want to travel

If you use software in your research and you have a good understanding of what’s happening in your field (and an idea about what will be happening soon) then the Software Sustainability Institute want to hear from you. The institute will pay researchers from any discipline up to £3000 a year to attend conferences and report on the latest developments in their field.
Interested? Visit www.software.ac.uk/agents to find out how to apply.

Closing date: 8 August 2011 [read more...]

Agent-based Modelling and Trafalgar

Here is the link to the paper describing an application of Agent-based modelling to the Battle of Trafalgar

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=1231440 [read more...]

AGILE Initiative - Higher Education Geospatial Data Access Survey

Dear all: this survey is aimed at any researchers using geogrpahic data of any kind, not only geographers. Feedback from any users of geodata services would be welcomed.

**** AGILE Initiative - Higher Education Geospatial Data Access Survey****

Are you are a teacher, lecturer or researcher at a Higher Education Institute in Europe? [read more...]

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

The new Journal of Virtual Worlds Research looks well worth checking out. See http://jvwresearch.org/.

-Stuart

CALLAS Project

CALLAS Project
http://www.callas-newmedia.eu/

The CALLAS Integrated Project aims to design and to develop a multimodal architecture which will include emotional aspects in order to support applications in the new media business scenario with an “ambient intelligence” paradigm. [read more...]

EPSRC Industrial CASE PhD Studentship

Dear Colleagues,

I will be grateful if you could please pass this PhD studentship information to any students who might be interested.

Details below:

EPSRC Industrial CASE PhD Studentship

School of Geography
Centre for Geospatial Science & Centre for Environmental Management with SciSys [read more...]

Social Explorer adds Census Maps and Data from 1790 to 1930

Of possible interest from across the pond. Seems ot me this picks up very stronly on the theme of scalable research that came up in last year's workshop.

All best,
Stuart

Social Explorer adds Census Maps and Data from 1790 to 1930.
. Now Provides Entire History of US Population Change from 1790 to
2000
. Over 3200 Maps and Thousands of Variables Paint a Picture of US as [read more...]

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