Industry visit to Esri South Africa enhances students understanding of skills needed in the work place
Posted on May 10, 2019
The final year geoinformatics and meteorology students visited Esri South Africa on 9 May 2019.
Reaching out through mapping FGM
Posted on April 20, 2019
On Thursday the 4th of April 2019, CGIS YouthMappers from The Centre for Geoinformation Science visited St. John’s College in Houghton, Johannesburg to attend a mapathon to help map areas of rural Tanzania in the efforts to help alleviate female genital mutilation (FGM).
Prestigious Centenary Award for Dr Christel Hansen
Posted on March 05, 2019
Dr Christel Hansen, a lecturer in the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology at the University of Pretoria, and a professional geographic information science practitioner, was recently awarded the prestigious Society of South African Geographers (SSAG) Centenary Award for 2019.
CGIS hosts second YouthMappers leadership workshop
Posted on January 23, 2019
The Centre for Geoinformation Science at the University of Pretoria’s hosted the second YouthMappers Leadership Fellowship workshop in January 2019. The nine-day workshop was attended by 19 international students from 15 countries.
Prof Serena Coetzee to head up UP Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology
Posted on November 26, 2018
The University of Pretoria congratulates Serena Coetzee on her appointment as Professor and Head of the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology (GGM) in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences. She had served as acting Head of Department since March 2018.
Lecturer voices explainer video to Ice Flows game
Posted on November 21, 2018
Dr Christel Hansen, a lecturer in the Center for Geoinformation Science, has voiced an explainer video for the Ice Flows game - a game that demonstrates the impact of climate change in Antarctica.
Joining the global mapathon to help end FGM
Posted on October 06, 2018
CGIS and St John's joins groups in over 60 countries to map areas affected by FGM.
Developing a spatial viewer for pgAdmin4 thought Google Summer of Code
Posted on September 18, 2018
pgAdmin4 v3.3 released this week comes with a PostGIS geometry viewer.