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Vision

In its vision the Centre for Geoinformation Science strives to be:
  • An internal platform at UP from where the excellence of UP individuals and teams involved in GISc research, education and training, professional development and community engagement is supported and strengthened.
  • A facilitator of UP GISc research collaborations, education and training and professional alliances within South Africa and abroad.
  • A partner to the South African geoinformation industry in support of GISc research, education and training, professional development, community engagement.
 

Mission

The Centre for Geoinformation Science aims to achieve the vision statements by the following mission actions:
  • Engaging in research, education and training, professional development, community engagement and capacity building, in line with the overall strategy of UP.
  • Obtaining funding for GISc research, education and training, professional development and community engagement by establishing new partnerships and alliances, as well as strengthening those already in existence.
  • Creating high-level human resource capacity by involving students in GISc research, education and training, professional development and community engagement projects.
  • Transferring knowledge and expertise through conferences, seminars, training, training events (e.g. workshops and short courses), publications and other appropriate avenues.
  • Communicating and coordinating with other UP departments on GISc research, education and training, professional development and community engagement.
  • Collaborating with other UP departments, universities and research institutes on GISc research, education and training, professional development and community engagement.
 

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