This site contains information on the research and teaching activities by Dr R E Sieber and her team at McGill University.

GIScience 2012

Another successful GIScience conference, this year held in Columbus, OH and helmed by Mei-po Kwan. Wonderful opportunity to see old friends and meet new ones.


Sieber, R. E. 2012. Participatory Geospatial Web 2.0: Theory Meets Practice. GIScience Biennial Conference, September 18-21. Columbus, USA.


Microsoft Faculty Research Summit

Sieber was once again invited to the Microsoft Faculty Research Summit, July 15-18.


Latest publication related to sustainability and tourism

Britta Ricker, our former masters student, now a PhD student at Simon Fraser University, has published her first article out of her masters research:

Ricker Britta A., Peter A. Johnson, and Renee E. Sieber. 2012. Tourism and environmental change in Barbados: gathering citizen perspectives with volunteered geographic information (VGI). Journal of Sustainable Tourism. Published in iFirst pp. 1-17.


Congratulations, Pierre

Congratulations to our superb undergraduate researcher, Pierre Beaudreau, who's graduating this month and has been accepted to UCL's Bartlett School for a masters degree in Urban Design.


Korbin daSilva at the GEOIDE annual conference

Congratulations to Korbin dasilva, Poster award at the 2012 GEOIDE conference! This is part of his honours research on investigating the application of the geospatial web (specifically Sketchup with Ruby) to Christopher Alexander's generative coding.

daSilva, Korbin, Renee Sieber and Raphaël Fischler. 2012. The Community Design Tool: Unfolding Participatory Urban Design in a Dynamic 3D Environment. Poster at GEOIDE Annual Scientific Conference, 14-17 May 2012, Quebec City, Canada.


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