Digital Revolution

At the “Embedding digital into societal challenges” conference in Brussels was discussed how EU science, research and innovation policy plays an important part in merging the physical and digital worlds by matching digital technologies with innovative solutions to societal challenges. Digital revolution are one of the key priorities of Horizon 2020 and the next framework programme. https://sciencebusiness.net/framework-programmes/news/digital-revolution-will-underpin-next-eu-research-programme-says

Workshop on data processing and analytics of smartphone and GPS data

11-12 September 2017, Tartu Estonia will be held “Workshop on data processing and analytics of smartphone and GPS data”. The aim of the workshop is to exchange ideas and develop research methods for processing, cleaning and analysing smartphone and GPS data. This could be the platform for developing European comparative study and H2020 project proposal with … Read moreWorkshop on data processing and analytics of smartphone and GPS data

Prof Matthew Zook is giving a prensentation on 29 March 2017 about smart cities

Prof. Matthew Zook from University of Kentucky is giving a presentation “Crowd-sourcing the Smart City: Big Geosocial Media Data, Ethics and Urban Governance” in Department of Geography PhD seminar on Wednesday 29 march 2017 at 16.15, Vanemuise 46-327. Prof. Zook’s research focuses on geoweb and new spatial media in the age of digital technology, economic … Read moreProf Matthew Zook is giving a prensentation on 29 March 2017 about smart cities

Age Poom defended successfully her PhD thesis

Our Mobility Lab member Age Poom defended her doctoral thesis titled ”Spatial aspects of the environmental load of consumption and mobility” on 2 March 2017 at University of Tartu Senate Hall. Supervisors: Professor PhD Rein Ahas, PhD Kati Orru; Opponent: Associate Professor PhD Tuuli Toivonen (University of Helsinki) The thesis addresses the dilemma between the … Read moreAge Poom defended successfully her PhD thesis

PhD pre-defence by Age Poom

13. December 2016 had Age Poom her PhD pre-defense: Location and environmental load. Poom, A. and Ahas, R. 2016. How Does the Environmental Load of Household Consumption Depend on Residential Location? Sustainability 2016, 8, 799; doi:10.3390/su8090799 Poom, A., Orru, K., & Ahas, R. (2017). The carbon footprint of business travel in the knowledge-intensive service sector. … Read morePhD pre-defence by Age Poom

Poom, A., Orru, K., Ahas, R. 2017. The carbon footprint of business travel in the knowledge-intensive service sector. Transportation Research Part D 50: 292-304.

Poom, A., Orru, K., Ahas, R. 2017. The carbon footprint of business travel in the knowledge-intensive service sector. Transportation Research Part D 50: 292-304. http://www.sciencedirect.com/…/article/pii/S1361920916308653 Business travel shows increasing trends around the world and knowledge-intensive work processes that require trust relations are often behind it. Mobility lab explores the reasons and amounts of business travel, the practices of … Read morePoom, A., Orru, K., Ahas, R. 2017. The carbon footprint of business travel in the knowledge-intensive service sector. Transportation Research Part D 50: 292-304.

14th Global Forum on Tourism Statistics

Rein Ahas and Janika Raun from UT’s Mobility Lab introduced new ways of determining usual environment based on passive mobile positioning data (CDR) and smartphone based GPS data on the 14th Global Forum on Tourism Statistics. Usual environment- is important because tourism is defined by traveling outside the usual environment. Therefore, the size of usual environment … Read more14th Global Forum on Tourism Statistics

Infotechnological Mobility Observatory

Very good news! Our database “Infotechnological Mobility Observatory” (IMO) was added to Estonian Research Infrastructures Roadmap by Estonian Government on 27.10.2016 as “nationally important research infrastructure unit” http://www.etag.ee/en/funding/infrastructure-funding/estonian-research-infrastructures-roadmap/

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