Newsletter Archive

Geothink Newsletter Issue 14

In this final issue we celebrate the culmination of five years of successful Geothink research and present reflections from our faculty and staff. [View Post]

Geothink Newsletter Issue 13

In this issue, we celebrate the start of a new year by reflecting upon five successful Geothink&Learn webinars and highlighting exciting new Geothink research. [View Post]

Geothink Newsletter Issue 12

Inside this fall’s edition we celebrate the transition to the ultimate year of the Geothink partnership research grant. [View Post]

Geothink Newsletter Issue 11

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Geothink Newsletter Issue 10

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Geothink Newsletter Issue 9

Research profiles of Geothink co-applicant Dr. Claus Rinner (Ryerson University) and Victoria Fast Ph.D. [View Post]

Geothink Newsletter Issue 8

As a way of marking our halfway point in the grant, I interviewed Professor Renee Sieber and collected some reflections regarding progress in the first half of Geothink. As this is also the start of a new academic year, we welcome a number of new students and say farewell to a few who have graduated.
This newsletter will also be seeing some minor changes. As we move into the second half of the grant, the Geothink Newsletter will now be focusing much more heavily on presented research from our researchers and students. [View Post]

Geothink Newsletter Issue 7

This issue, we bring an update from the recent Annual General Meeting and Summer Institute at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. We detail some of the outcomes of the meeting. [View Post]

Geothink Newsletter Issue 6

Inside, we speak with our partners at the City of Edmonton about their innovative Open City Initiative, bid farewell to Nova Scotia Community Counts (NSCC), learn about the users of the NSCC data, examine the best practices for countries’ open data portals and more! [View Post]

Geothink Newsletter Issue 5

This Geothink newsletter brings an update for the end of the 2014 year. Inside you’ll find an interview with our partner in the City of Kitchener, highlights from our research team at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, information about two of our Rapid Response Think Tank projects on Open Data Implementation and Geospatial Metadata, and more. [View Post]

Geothink Newsletter Issue 4

We are happy to announce the publication Geothink’s 4th newsletter, in a new and improved layout. Inside, you will find updates from the AGM, interviews with the City of Toronto, The Neptis Foundation, and the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC), a list of new Geothink publications, and introductions to three Geothink students. [View Post]

Geothink Newsletter Issue 3

In this issue, more student introductions will be made below. I am pleased to announce that our student body has grown to a total of 22. We also have some content from students, and updates from recent conferences. Lastly, you will find an updated list for all our Geothink members.

Geothink Newsletter Issue 2

In this newsletter we have a number of students in the beginning of their graduate degrees, at both the Masters and PhD levels. We also have a partner spotlight on Open North and KMDI.

Geothink Newsletter Issue 1

In this issue we introduce the grant, cover what happened at our first AGM, put our partner spotlight on Esri Canada, and introduce staff and grad students.  Also in the article, Dr. Teresa Scassa (University of Ottawa) discusses Canada’s new Government License.