37 minutes | Oct 6, 2020

E008 - Perspectives of a Fresh Graduate on GIS

We are happy to come back with our second season after the long summer break. We would also like to start with looking back at our previous episodes where we talked about various topics from open-source and commercial GIS softwares to GIS teaching methods, uses of GIS during covid-19 and different GIS related researches in various fields. In our last season we have managed to reach out to 100 people for each episode from a diverse range of areas around the world. We are really grateful for all the listeners who have supported us throughout our journey and we hope that we can continue to develop ourselves and produce more interesting contents for our listeners. Today with us we have the opportunity to introduce Margarita Oja who is a freshly graduate of geography from the University of Tartu. We would like to know what margarita is thinking about GIS in terms of education, research and profession. Research reading list: Like usually, we also want to share some recent interesting articles on GIS, Geography or related fields with every episode so that you and we have the idea on what kind of research is going on: Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Taylor & Francis Online | People’s global-scale cognitive map versus their personal characteristics: a worldwide study https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15230406.2020.1809524?af=R (subscription access) Nature Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, nature.com | Concepts for historical and geographical thinking in Sweden’s and Spain’s Primary Education curricula https://www.nature.com/articles/s41599-020-00601-z/ (open access) Dear listeners, this concludes our episode today. Like everywhere, please like, share and subscribe. We would also be happy if you have some feedback for us. See you in the next episode.
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