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

Dis-equalising impact of Housing The measure of a household’s income should include not only monetary components such as job salary but also non-monetary components and in-kind benefits, such as imputed rent. Imputed rent is the rent an owner can expect to receive were the house on the rental market. Being an owner-occupier does not provide a rental income

Launch of SCALE-IT-UP Project

Scaling of the Environmental Impacts of Transport and Urban Patterns The SCALE-IT-UP project, funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) under the CORE scheme, will investigate the role of city size, measured in terms of population and artificial land use, on a set of environmental and economic attributes. Re-scaling cities to control for variation in