Quadtrees Hub#2

Tuesday 12th of November 2PM, our second Quadtrees Hub will take place – to discuss ongoing research in quantitative methods, urban analytics and spatial data from both the Urban Development and Mobility Dpt of LISER and the Dpt of Geography and Spatial Planning at the University of Luxembourg. The aim is to share and discuss

Festival of Maps

The Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning welcomes you to the Festival of Maps, as part of the Science Festival at the Neumünster Abbey from 7 to 10 November. We have in store a fantastic range of activities where kids and the general public will discover how geographical information gets transformed into maps. During the

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Quadtrees HUB #1

Tue 22nd 2PM, we launch a new series of internal workshop – Quadtrees Hubs– to discuss ongoing research in quantitative methods, urban analytics and spatial data from both the Urban Development and Mobility Dpt of LISER and the Dpt of Geography and Spatial Planning at the University of Luxembourg. The aim is to share and

Activity spaces in place and health research: Novel exposure measures, data collection tools, and designs

So excited to see our paper on “Activity spaces in place and health research” published in Health and Place, with Basile Chaix and Yan Kestens : https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2019.05.008 Free access until October 9th, 2019: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZbT5_Uo5A~6R5  Our commentary answers a systematic review from Lindsey Smith, Louise Foley and Jenna Panther on “Activity spaces in studies of the environment

When motility and movement meet wellbeing

Check out our new CURHA (Contrasting Urban Environments and Healthy Ageing, FNR-IRSC-FRSQ project) paper on links between mobility and wellbeing among older adults in Luxembourg ! We used the concept of motility, estimated in a structural equation model, in order to disentangle the complex relationships between locations, geographic environments and daily mobility related to wellbeing.

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GISRUK 2019 – Notes

This is just a short blog post on my recent experience and observations from my first GISRUK conference in Newcastle, UK. The conference started with four workshops over the first two days along with sixty presentations and ~200 attendees over the course of the week. The slides from my presentation “Change in Artificial Land Use

Is older adults’ physical activity during transport compensated during other activities?

Check out our new CURHA paper, led by Dr. Ruben Brondeel, and comparing 4 study cohorts using GPS and accelerometers !  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214140518305048 Abstract Introduction Promoting active transport offers the potential to increase population physical activity levels. Compensation theories state that above-average physical activity in one activity is compensated in later activities; a mechanism that results

ECTQG 2019 – EXTENDED Call for Abstracts > 30/04/2019

We are very pleased to open EXTEND the Call for Abstracts for the European Colloquium on Theoretical and Quantitative Geography in Mondorf-Les-Bains, Luxembourg (5-9 Sept 2019).The call is open until the 15th 30th of April 2019. Submissions are welcome for any topic of interest in quantitative and theoretical geography. In addition, 10 specifically organised sessions have been accepted, which we encourage you to consider