Meetings with the labs and spin-off enterprises of University of Helsinki have been held. Also the researches and projects of University of Tartu have been presented. Delegation included: V. Kalm, E. Puura, M. Kirm, A. Metspalu, R. Ahas, S. Üprus. Rein Ahas made a presentation: “Toolbox for using BIG Telecom data for applications in tourism, logistics and… Continue reading Delegation of University of Tartu in Helsinki 15.05.13
Prof. Harry Timmermans from Eindhoven Technical University, Netherlands is in Tartu from 6.-7.th of May. During his stay he is giving a lecture in University of Tartu on the subject “Effects of Fuel Price Fluctuation on Dynamics in Individual Travel Behavior: Evidence from a Pseudo-Panel”. The lecture is part of the seminar which is organised… Continue reading Lecture of prof. H. Timmermans in Tartu (6th of May)
Overview of the sessions and timetable as follows. Paper Session: 1129 Geography and Mobile Phone Data: from theory to empiricsis scheduled on Tuesday, 4/9/2013, from 8:00 AM – 9:40 AM in Santa Monica C, Westin, Level 3Sponsorship(s):Communication Geography Specialty Group Organizer(s):Emmanouil Tranos – Vrije UniversityRein Ahas – Department of Geography, University of Tartu Chair(s):Emmanouil Tranos – Vrije University… Continue reading 9.-13th of April in Los Angeles a conference „Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting“ is held. Our working group is organizing and conducting 3 sessions.
Seminar programme Seminar photo from 15.03.2013 Presentations: TOPIC: RESIDENTIAL SEGREGATION AND NEIGHBOURHOODS’ CHANGE: WESTERN EXPERIENCES Keynote 1: Presentation_Sako_Musterd Keynote 2: Presentation_Roger_Andersson TOPIC: RESIDENTIAL SEGREGATION AND NEIGHBOURHOODS’ CHANGE: EAST EUROPEAN EXPERIENCES Keynote 3: Presentation_Zoltán_Kovács Presentation_Tiit_Tammaru Presentation_Szymon_Marcińczak TOPIC: RESIDENTIAL MOBILITY AND URBAN SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT Keynote 4: Presentation_Maarten_van_Ham Presentation_Patrick_Laube Presentation_Martin_Ouředníček Presentation_Anneli_Kährik_Kati_Kadarik TOPIC: ETHNIC SEGREGATION OF ACTIVITY SPACES Keynote 5: Donggen Wang, Yiohong Yuan… Continue reading Research seminar ,,Mobility, segregation and neighbourhoods’ change” programme, presentations and photo
The research seminar ,,Mobility, segregation and neighbourhoods’ change” will take place from 14 to 15 March 2013 at Barclay Hotel in Tartu, Estonia. The seminar opens the new 6-years institutional grant “Spatial Population Mobility and Geographical Changes in Urban Regions”.
Los Angeles, USA, April 9-13, 2013 Special Session Special Session Geography and Mobile Phone Data: from theory to empirics Organizers: Rein Ahas1 and Emmanouil Tranos2 1University of Tartu, 2VU, Amsterdam Research based on mobile phone data is becoming more and more common in geography, planning and social sciences in general as data collection from… Continue reading Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 9-13, 2013
Los Angeles, USA, April 9-13, 2013 Special Session Geography and Mobile Phone Data: from theory to empirics Organizers: Rein Ahas1 and Emmanouil Tranos2 1University of Tartu, 2VU, Amsterdam Research based on mobile phone data is becoming more and more common in geography, planning and social sciences in general as data collection from mobile networks… Continue reading Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 9-13, 2013
The Estonian Academy of Sciences holds a contest for the position of Research Professor once in every three years. This Professorship affords top-level Estonian scientists and scholars, engaged as leading research scientists and supervisors of doctoral students at research and development institutions or universities, to focus on scientific research. Research Professors are elected for a… Continue reading The Estonian Academy of Sciences elected Rein Ahas as a Research Professor for the period 2013–2015
Positium LBS and Mobility Lab of University of Tartu won an international consortium of leaders in the procurement of Eurostat for the compilation of mobile phone-based tourism statisticians collection methodology (Eurostat call for tender no 2012/S 84-137069). Consortium consisting of representatives from seven countries started working at the beginning of 2013. Initiative meeting was held from 23.-24.… Continue reading Collaboration with Eurostat has started